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Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang

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Posted: August 10, 2015

Nothing beats a good curry. For many years I was terrified of making my own curry, a fear of what spice was what and how to grind and toast them were among the things that […]

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Celebrations on the Pier after our first Regatta.

The truth about why I neglected blogging!

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Posted: February 16, 2015

Well..it’s been a while since my last blog post dear followers and for that I am truly sorry….or so the saying goes but yes, I’ve been neglecting my little blog recently. I could tell you […]

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Chickpea, Chorizo & Kale Soup

Chickpea, Chorizo & Kale Soup

I have been set a challenge and don’t we all love a challenge in January. The challenge is to write a blog post for The Ring of Kerry website and a recipe for something that is […]

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Off To Sea With KUSH

Off To Sea With KUSH

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Posted: October 25, 2013

Once in a while it takes something special, maybe a place, a person or a community to make really good food. Food that is sustainable, has a low impact on the environment, food that is […]

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Goodbye Baby

Goodbye Baby

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Posted: August 29, 2013

I remember a time before you were born. A time when I didn’t have you in my life. I remember putting my hand against my bump and feeling you there….your perfectly shaped heel inside of […]

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Spanish Meatballs and my last postcard from Portugal

Spanish Meatballs and my last postcard from Portugal

Serves: 4-5

So that’s it….our holiday in Portugal has come to an end. We are soaking the last rays of sun by the pool and almost afraid to think of the weather that’s waiting for us at […]

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Portuguese Steak

Portuguese Steak

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Posted: May 10, 2013

As the rain beats down and the wind howls at home we are soaking up the rays of sunshine by the pool in Portugal. One of the things I love here is the fish, I’m […]

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A Postcard from Portugal

A Postcard from Portugal

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Posted: May 9, 2013

It’s been 3 years since we came to Portugal and 5 since our first ever holiday here. We first ventured to Praia da Luz when the twins were one year old. How we survived that […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

I’m under a little bit of pressure today as we are back full swing organising Kenmare Food Carnival. It’s a great buzz and very rewarding but I know from last year that in the coming […]

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Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

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Posted: March 18, 2013

Life can be fairly hectic in my house between looking after my 5 men, organising Kenmare Food Carnival and finding time to run. I love at the weekends to have a lazy cooked breakfast. One […]

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