Archive for February, 2009

Of Carrots, Mainly

This is the simplest of soups, really. It’s mostly just carrots. And ginger. But with good carrots, you’ll get good soup. Trust me.

Spud Sunday: Au Gratin, Au Guinness

From the minute I saw the recipe, I was intrigued by Richard Olney’s potato gratin with beer and just had to try it with Guinness. I wasn’t sorry, nor will you be…

The Fairytale of Cork

Cinderella went to the Blog Awards Ball and won!

Topics: Awards

Analysis Of An Alternative Anzac

Anzac biscuits are classic Australian fare. Here they have some added macadamia nuts and I explain just how that came about…

Shortlisted And Sweet

Woo! Shortlisted for the food and drinks category at the Irish Blog Awards. Pleased I am, very pleased.

Topics: Awards

Feeling Frugal?

Guest post by yours truly over at – my favourite good value eating spots in Dublin.

Topics: Restaurants
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Spud Sunday: I Heart Potatoes

Heart-shaped potatoes for Valentines Day anyone? Tesco in the UK have these heart-shaped Francelines on sale… I’m sticking to the cultivation of regular tubers myself, though, and several varieties thereof.

Out Of Tuna?

I was instantly smitten by the idea of a mock tuna salad made with chickpeas mashed in mayonnaise. I had to try it out and I think it may just become one of my favourite things to eat.