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Baileys Tiramisu in a casserole

Baileys Tiramisu

Whether you like to keep things traditionally styled or want to stun your guests with a modern dessert? I couldn't choose myself so I just made both styles for you. My first one up is the more classical approach, served in a big casserole where you just scoop out your portion. Easy, traditional and always a great success! The few times that I've eaten tiramisu it was always a hit or…

Local Heroes: Blanco Niño Authentic Tortilleria

Blanco Nino

"Authentic Tortillas from Tipperary? Nah, that has to be a mistake!" Nope, rest assured, my local food hero of today, 'Blanco Niño', is nothing short of sheer brilliance. The founder of the company, Phil,  had a very simple idea: open up Dublin's first Taqueria. Unfortunately he was struggling to find real authentic corn tortillas in Europe, which is of course essential for making real good tacos. Luckily for us here…

Garlic Crostini with Spiced Lamb and Avocado, Grilled Vine Tomato and Mozzarella

Garlic Crostini with Spiced Lamb and Avocado, Grilled Vine Tomato and Mozzarella

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. Here we go, my second recipe for the Lamb, Try It, Love It campaign! I previously made lamb meatballs with flavoured rice but…

Book tip September 2018: Jamie Cooks Italy by Jamie Oliver

Jamie Cooks Italy by Jamie Oliver

Is it me or does it feel like it's been way too long since Jamie Oliver released a cookbook? Either way I am absolutely over the moon as he has been my number 1 food hero since I started cooking so whenever he releases a new cookbook I'm running straight to the shop to buy it. His latest one? Jamie Cooks Italy, which is also a TV show on Channel…

The Old Convent – Clogheen

The Old Convent

I rarely write about restaurants, as I'm more focused on making my own recipes of course, but for our birthday dinner me and my partner went up to The Old Convent in Clogheen, Tipperary, and it was just so fabulous that I simply had to share it with you all. We had heard some really good things about the restaurant and had driven past it a few times already but hadn’t…

Rib eye steak spinach salad with green herb sauce, colourful tomatoes, mango, red onion, chilli, radish and grilled corn on the cob

Rib eye steak spinach salad with green herb sauce, colourful tomatoes, mango, red onion, chili, radish and grilled corn on the cob

I've said it many times before but one of the things I love most about the Irish food scene is the quality of Irish meat: you simply can not beat it! When it comes to Irish beef, I recently had the pleasure of working with Certified Irish Hereford Prime for bestofbeef.com, a platform provided by Irish Hereford Prime to promote their certified product to the international food community. Updated throughout…

Book tip August 2018: Fakeaway by Adrian Martin

Fakeaway by Adrian Martin

Chef Adrian Martin surely has been around for quite some time, starting out in kitchens at the age of 14 he has now, 12 years on, written his very first cookbook: Fakeaway. As a lover of fast food himself when growing up, Adrian decided to make it the theme of his first cookbook. He quickly discovered two problems though: most takeaways are very unhealthy and he didn't want his recipes…