• Wild Leek and Potato Soup
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    Wild Leek and Potato Soup

    I remember being a child and sitting on a low wall on the road I grew up on in Bantry. There was a sea of green and white behind me. I was always fascinated by […]

  • Crepes!
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    Crepes!

    Ok all this pancake stuff has got us in a tizz again. It’s the day when everywhere you turn you will see a pancake shoved into your face especially on Facebook and Twitter….this is something that […]

  • Ras el Hanout Chicken Wraps
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    Ras el Hanout Chicken Wraps

    Serves: 4-6

    Time: 20 mins plus marinating

    Difficulty: Easy

    As Autumn sinks itself more and more into our lives I am embracing it like a new lease of life. It is by far my favorite time of year. Memories of picking Hazelnuts, Halloween games […]

  • Southern Fried (Butter Milk) Chicken.
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    Southern Fried (Butter Milk) Chicken.

    Friday night has always been our night. As long as we have been together once 6pm comes we kick back, pour a drink and relax. For us it marks the end of Vincent’s Monday to […]

  • Steak and Kidney Pie…..an old fashioned recipe!
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    Steak and Kidney Pie…..an old fashioned recipe!

    Serves: 6

    So…we have all survived the turkey, the copious amounts of wine and the endless boxes of chocolates. We are awash with New Years resolutions and diet plans….how long they will last is down to our […]

  • Chicken Tallegio with Asparagus and Roast 'Smoked' West Cork Elephant Garlic.
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    Chicken Taleggio

    It’s not often you find a recipe that will stand the test of time yet today I reached into my bookcase and pulled a Good Food magazine from a stack lying there. I knew the […]

  • Homemade Lemon and Lime Cordial
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    Homemade Lemon and Lime Cordial

    What could be more perfect for evoking childhood memories of long hot summers? We have managed that this year and although the rain is coming down this week we are not giving up hope of […]

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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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Babotie

Babotie

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Posted: February 2, 2013

Today we have started to talk about summer holidays. Portugal has always been a firm favourite with us. We love the unspoiled villages of the Western Algarve, we love roaming the streets of Lagos and […]

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