Flavourful lamb meatballs with tomato rice, chickpeas, peas, feta and mint

Flavourful lamb meatballs with tomato rice, chickpeas, peas, feta and mint

This is a sponsored post to help promote the European #LambTryItLoveIt campaign in conjunction with Bord Bia to highlight the benefits of cooking with European lamb. For more recipe inspiration, follow @TryLamb on Facebook and Instagram. All opinions, photos and the recipe itself are my own though. Lamb has always been a part of my diet ever since I was a kid as my grandparents would often make lamb for…

The best ever potato & apple salad

The best ever potato & apple salad

23 days to go until my 30th birthday and still loads of 'trip down memory lane' recipe to go! Today's recipe has been an absolute winner on every barbecue every in my parents house: my mother's potato salad. The reason we love it all so much, is because she adds some fresh green apples to it, giving it a crunchy element packed with loads of freshness, flavour and a lot…

Portuguese Custard Tarts

Portuguese Custard Tarts

There's just under one month to go until my 30th birthday (dreading it) so to make it a little bit more bearable I'm going to be sharing some of my favourite recipes from my childhood up til now (some have already been posted of course). The first one up is a recipe that I created with my cousin Sophie who studied in Portugal for a couple of months. I had…

Book tip July 2018: The Cookery School, Donnybrook Fair

I can not believe that the release of the Donnybrook Fair cookbook snuck past me last year but hey, better late than never I suppose! Ireland surely has a good few highly rated cookery schools, but I can say without a shadow of a doubt that the Donnybrook Fair Cookery school is up there in the top 10 of best cookery schools in Ireland. But don’t let that scare you…

Chocolate & peanut butter protein bites/balls

Chocolat & peanut butter protein bites/balls

Protein ball number 2! I so much enjoyed my first protein ball recipe which was loaded with nuts, dried fruit, seeds and protein powder. But people kept asking me to try one with peanut butter, so I got myself a tub of peanut butter and started brainstorming. I ended up making chocolate peanut protein bites, a very thick and dense protein snack, which was a very filling and protein…

Baked Rhubarb custard pies (gluten-free and dairy-free)

Rhubarb custard pies (gluten-free and dairy-free)

As you know I’m a big sucker for rhubarb season, and although I had made a rhubarb pie (with plums) in the past, I wanted to make another rhubarb pie this year. I went for small pies this time, and instead of adding more fruit, I went for a custard filling. Problem was.. I hadn’t actually ever tried to make gluten-free shortcrust pastry dough or dairy-free custard so I knew…

Book tip June 2018: Japanese food made easy by Fiona Uyema

Fiona Uyema -Japanese Food made Easy

It's exactly one week since I went to Bloom festival for the very first time. I wasn't entire sure what to expect but I ended up having such a wonderful day there in sunny Phoenix Park! I discovered a lot of fantastic products like nettle syrup and wild garlic oil, I also met some really fantastic Irish producers who have inspired me in such a huge way but I…

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