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An Bradán Feasa- food of destiny for an Irish President

An Bradán Feasa Ómós do Michael D. Higgins Úachtarán na hÉireann Tá áthas an domhain orm go bhfuil Michael D. Higgins toghtha in a Úachtaráin ag Muintir na hÉireann. Insealbheadh é inniu agus guím gach beannacht air agus ar a … Continue reading

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Irish Bramley Apples- food for the gods

Bramley Apples Apples, apples, apples. They permeate my entire life. The baking of my grandmothers, making apple tart, each with her own personal touch. The delight of my father, tucking into apple tart with cloves after dinner (in the middle … 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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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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Beef Stew – the goodness is in it!

Don’t you just love the sight of cattle grazing on the rolling countryside? Stop, listen… the munching, crunching sound is that of cattle eating sunshine. When they lie down and chew the cud they turn grass into protein with all … Continue reading

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Lunchbox Pasta Salad – a delight after a busy morning

Ingredients 1 cup leftover cooked pasta shapes e.g shells, farfalle, fusilli ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 piece of sundried tomato in oil, chopped small ½ cup frozen garden peas 10 slices chorizo, fried 1 handful mixed salad leaves 1 … Continue reading

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