Archive for June, 2010

Tea’s Up

A lovely evening was had at the first Dublin Tea Up: lots of tea, lots of chat and an excuse to make some lemon cake with redcurrants


Spud Sunday: Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme

Boiled new potatoes may be wonderful with butter and salt, but they will positively sing with the addition of herbs like parsley, mint, chives, dill, rosemary, thyme or sage


The Cheese Formerly Known As Feta

Given that I’m not in Greece and have no sheep’s milk, I can’t claim to have made real feta cheese, but I have made something very feta-like…


Spud Sunday: New Spuds On The Block

The first new potatoes of the season have been dug and a new potato salad recipe is on the menu, this one packed with feta cheese, roasted garlic, lemon and mint


All In Good Taste

Taste of Dublin 2010 – there was granola, there was bubbly, there was Catherine Fulvio and there was much else besides

Topics: Chefs, Events, Wine

Spud Sunday: Of Hummus, Fries And Food Bloggers

Herewith a recipe for hummus made with sprouted chickpeas, as inspired by Food Blogger Connect 2010 and the discovery that is hummus plus french fries


A Time To Bloom

If it was real Irish food and drink you were after, then Bloom in the Park was the place to be, with boxty to be made, poitín to be drunk and much else besides


Spud Sunday: Strawberry Elephants Forever

Gastroanthropologist’s slow roasted strawberries meet Miss Jane Bury’s potato pancakes – each one worthy of attention