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Portuguese Steak
Dinners, Meat

Portuguese Steak

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 […]

Chicken Noodle Soup
Soups

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 […]

Eggs Benedict
Miscellaneous

Eggs Benedict

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 […]

Lamb Shawarma
Dinners, Meat

Lamb Shawarma

Sometimes we cook for necessity, sometimes we cook for hunger but today I cooked for love. I bought a new cookbook this week and a love affair has begun. It is Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi […]

Babotie
Dinners, Meat

Babotie

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 […]

Wild Garlic Mashed Potato
Miscellaneous

Wild Garlic Mashed Potato

This morning the sleet came down and the wind howled as I headed into the woods around Ross Castle. This is a favourite stomping ground of ours and the beauty of where I live never […]