Archive for August, 2010

Spud Sunday: A Kind Of Blue Pizza

Adjusting to a new kitchen makes cooking dinner a challenge, especially so if asked to undertake the Milano pizza challenge. Didn’t stop me producing this blue potato pizza, though.


Good For What Ales You

Yay! Off to visit the Smithwick’s brewery in Kilkenny, oldest operating brewery in Ireland, marking 300 years of brewing Irish ale with a newly revamped tour. And a pint or two of beer.

Topics: Beer, Events, Travel

Spud Sunday: Spud On The Move

Top of the packing list for my house move: red potatoes, blue potatoes, purple potatoes and even the yellow and white ones – they’re all coming with me


A Wee Scottish Dram

Sure no trip to Scotland would be complete without a wee dram of Scotch whisky. With that in mind, I made a point of sampling the Arran single malt on my recent Scottish jaunt.

Topics: Spirits, Travel

Spud Sunday: Spud Business

On behalf of Bord Bia and the Best In Season website, I visit potato grower Barry White in North County Dublin and discover just how different commercial growing is to my back garden efforts

Topics: Spud Sundays

A Taste Of Arran

Visit Scotland’s Isle of Arran and you can’t help but notice the pride in, and quality of, their locally produced food and drink. Taste of Arran works to spread the word about exactly that.


Spud Sunday: Lucky Tattie

In which I visit Scotland’s Isle of Arran in search of the Scottish tattie


West Cork Story

A visit to Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa to sample their new West Cork menu? Don’t mind if I do…