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
This chocolate bread was just one of the happy results of attending a masterclass on chocolate with Gerard Coleman of Artisan du Chocolat at the Dublin Cookery School
What with Queen Elizabeth visiting, it’s not been an average week in Ireland, and these potato beignets – fried discs of sweetened potato dough – are not your average spuds.
With pistachios, dates, cardamom and a lime drizzle, this carrot cake recipe is full of eastern promise
They won’t fix the economy, but these hazelnut brownies may make you feel better. There’s also the Temple Bar Chocolate Festival to look forward to & some world-beating chocolate from Claudio Corallo.
Potato apple parcels – mini apple tarts made with a potato pastry. Like all the best couples, it’s a combination that was meant to be.
Right now, I can think of no better (or easier) dessert than whole baked apples – made even better with apples from my mother’s tree
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