Rhubarb and Blood Orange Syllabub

Rhubarb and Blood Orange Syllabub - A Cookbook Collection

You know how some people get excited about a good film or their favourite TV show? Well, I get excited about food. Food and the fact that Eddie Vedder is playing in Cork this year. But mostly food. So when I saw one lonely bunch of rhubarb in the market last weekend I pounced on […]

Pear and Chocolate Cake

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A couple of weeks ago on Supplemental, Ed Smith mentioned a pear and ginger cake by Nadiya Hussain and I started researching loads of recipes. It took me a while to cop on to myself and realise that I’m not a fan of ginger cake so why would I think pears would change that?!

Cherry Chocolate and Almond Biscotti

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Biscotti. They’re those overpriced, tooth-cracking biscuits you get in large chain coffee shops, right? Well that’s what I thought. Until I tasted a homemade version.

Blackberry Sponge Cake

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It’s blackberry season! I love these little berries and if you have time on your hands to wander among some hedgerows, they are available for free all over the country. I got a lovely gift of delicious homemade blackberry jam and decided I had to make a Blackberry Sponge Cake with it.

Simple Strawberry Slice

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Simple Strawberry Slice – nothing like a bit of alliteration to excite the nerd in me. I thought it was time for another sweet recipe and with strawberries really at their peak right now, a simple recipe is the best way to show them off.