Archive for September, 2011

Gone Cruisin’

In which I get a peek inside the cruise ship Azamara Journey, along with a taste of the food on their menus and a glimpse of what it’s like to live on the high seas in style

Topics: Events, Travel

The Trifle Tower

Mini port trifles, featuring a thyme-infused port reduction – this month’s contribution to the five star makeover series, on the theme of cooking with wine

Topics: Dessert, Wine

Spud Sunday: Food, The West Cork Way

As part of the new West Cork Food initiative, I got to fillet & smoke fish with the fabulous Sally Barnes; back at home, I made this potato and lentil stew to go with it


Spud Sunday: Meet The Peppers

Roasted potatoes with a bit of middle eastern flavour, adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipe for batata harra


Master Chef Factor

If you want to put yourself & your food out there & don’t mind a bit of public scrutiny, then there are big prizes to be had, whether via the MasterChef route, or through Cully & Sully’s Chef Factor competition


Spud Sunday: The Look Of The Irish

Bord Bia host a day for Irish food bloggers, with the aim of helping them to paint a more appetising picture of Irish food. In my case, that means starting with potatoes.


Spud Sunday: Those Other Potatoes

Sweet potatoes finally get a look in on The Daily Spud, thanks to a lime-seasoned potato and sweet potato mash, as spotted in Catherine Fulvio’s new book, Catherine’s Family Kitchen


The Future Is Food

A review of the first Bord Bia Food Summer School, held in Brooklodge, Co. Wicklow: who was there, what they said and what they ate, too

Topics: Events