Author: Caroline

Fishing in West Cork off Courtmacsherry 8

Tasting West Cork at Inchydoney Hotel Lodge & Spa

Peace. That’s something that’s in short supply these days, especially when life includes a demanding active toddler, a hungry adorable baby, four cats, two hens and a brewery. Last Saturday, as I stood on a gently rocking...

Buttermilk Pancakes with bananas and maple syrup 2

Pancakes aplenty: Buttermilk Pancakes

Flour. Eggs. Milk. Pancakes, in their purest form (100g plain flour, a pinch of salt, 1 egg, 250ml milk and a dribble of melted butter all whisked together), are one of the easiest things...

Coeurs Neufchatel, heart-shaped cheese from Normandy, France 4

Something cheesy for Valentine’s Day

I’ve never really been a fan of Valentine’s Day. It was such an angst-ridden occasion when I was a teenager: I would be simultaneously longing to get a card from my object of desire,...