I joked about a second blog post this week, but look – I actually followed through! This post is a long time in making. I had a delicious orange panna cotta with a strawberry sauce in Clancys last year and knew I had to recreate it at home.
I’m squishing this recipe in on the last day of July just to hop on the end of the Ice Cream Month bandwagon. And also to get a nice chocolate recipe up for the month. You can make these as a great treat for kids but my version uses dark chocolate which may be more […]
Cherry and Peach Galette Do you like the idea of baking your own tart but worry that it is too fiddly and you’ll never manage one of those beautiful lattice tops? Enter the galette. The word galette refers to a variety of flat cakes. It is used mostly to describe this type of freeform tart, […]
Nothing says Summer to me more than the arrival of Irish Strawberries in the shops. Or even better, the “Wexford Strawberries & New Potatoes for sale” signs on the roadside. I know we can get imported strawberries all year round now but they just don’t have the same flavour.
This one comes with a health warning. Or at least it should. This rich, creamy, chocolatey treat is my idea of heaven but even I can’t eat too much of it. That slice in the picture is far too much for one person to eat. I would recommend only making this Chocolate Truffle Cake when […]
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 […]
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?!
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.