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A Blackberry and Apple Tart with Hazelnut Crust for the last day of Autumn

Blackberries were poor this year. smaller, harder, less succulent, less sweet, less black. Just like every other crop in Ireland this disappointing year.  Two weeks ago, we took to the hedgerows on a bright, sunny day and picked our fill. … Continue reading

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Joxer’s Lunchbox Salad

No sooner had the Irish won the match against Estonia in Talinn on the iconic 11/11/11 than my son, an economic emigrant, had e-mailed me Christy Moore’s song “Joxer goes to Stuttgart”. Joxer goes to Stuttgart I was roasting some … Continue reading

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Zippity-Doo-Dah – the Joy of Foraging

April weather doesn’t come much better than last weekend. Indoor jobs were abandoned and we took to the great outdoors cois Deirge. There were potato drills to be earthed up and foraging to be done for wild garlic. We walked … Continue reading

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Growing spuds

Needing to buy seed potatoes, I asked my friend Christine where she got hers. “Fruit Hill Farm,” she replied. “Go online, ask for a catalogue and they’ll deliver to your door.” Within a week, a van pulled up at my … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chilli: turbo-charged food for Vegetarians

Black Bean Chilli… when I first heard that name over twenty years ago, I imagined a black, glossy dish that would put fire in your belly. What I didn’t expect, when my sister dished it up al fresco in San … Continue reading

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