Monthly Archives: March 2012

Coffee Walnut Cake for a Game of Poker

There’s a game of Poker in our house tonight. Six men, passionate about the game, will play cards, drink tea and eat cake. Himself asked me to provide a snack for ‘the break’- ‘just tea and cake’. These guys don’t … Continue reading

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Mad Hens aka Mad Men

Take one bride-to-be Take two families Take some great friends- from work, college, secondary school, childhood. Include seriously competent party-planning bridesmaids. Take a theme of Mad Men, or Mad Hens

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Dine in Dublin Restaurant Week

‘Dublin can be Heaven…..there’s Magic in the Air’ Spring is here, the clock goes forward tomorrow evening. We’ll all relish the ‘grand stretch in the evenings’. There are so many reasons to book a table in Dublin City from Monday … Continue reading

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Stunning Seafood @ The Tannery, Dungarvan

Keywords: generosity, abundance, inspiration, taste, technique, Go ‘off piste’, no waste = more generosity, be tidy, present beautifully. Paul Flynn invites you into his world, starting with a stroll around the kitchen garden. “It starts here” he says “this is … Continue reading

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig

On Saint Patrick’s Day, Irish people go out. Neither home entertainment nor home cooking are on the agenda. It’s a day when we celebrate being Irish, and we go out and do it in style. Families haul sleeping babies out … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork- Epilogue

By the time the day of the party arrived, I had slow roasted four 6 pound joints of pork , a mix of gigot and shoulder.

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