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Book tip March 2019: Mastering the art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Simone Beck & Louisette Bertholle

Mastering the art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Simone Beck & Louisette Bertholle

I cannot believe that I haven't featured this book yet as my book tip of the month, but better late than never I suppose! 'Mastering the art of French cooking' is actually one of the reasons I started my blog years ago, as it was the grounds for the movie 'Julie & Julia', in which Julie Powell vows to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs' landmark cookbook, "Mastering the…

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Fennel & fish (hake) sweet potato gratin

Fennel & fish (hake) sweet potato gratin

My dad and I are the only ones in our family that absolutely love fennel, but I've never really eaten it outside of my mom's cooking and I've also never used it in my own cooking so far. But I saw it for sale on my local market and I decided to face up to the challenge and cook with this lovely ingredient that very often gets overlooked. Fennel has…

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Book tip February 2019: Crumb by Richard Bertinet

Book tip February 2019: Crumb by Richard Bertinet

One of the hardest things to make yourself, I believe, is bread. Whether it's the technique or the flavour, there are just so many pitfalls. Richard Bertinet's new book 'Crumb' is here to help us all, with step by step guides (including photos), great advice, stunning recipes and flavourful results. I remember last year when we had this huge snowstorm in Ireland, we were shut off from the world for…

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Keogh’s flavoured popcorn

Keoghs Popcorn Trio

I received some free samples of the new popcorn and information before writing this review, all opinions are my own however. Salt or butter popcorn? You’ll no longer have to chose between these 2 options.. as Keogh’s has launched 3 alternatives to your basic popcorn options! Irish Atlantic Sea Salt, honey & sea salt or sweet chilli cherry tomato are the new options that will life your movie nights to…

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The ultimate Surf & Turf barbecue platter

The ultimate Surf & Turf barbecue platter

Yep. I have completely lost the plot; I went and did a barbecue in the pouring rain in January in Ireland! It was for a good cause though, as its Australia Day this weekend and I got invited by Yellow Tail Ireland to create a barbecue recipe for the occasion. I wanted the recipe to be an absolute feast, so I went to create the ultimate surf & turf platter:…

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