Irish food: Hallowe’en is approaching, here’s to the traditional Irish Barmbrack

A traditional Irish Halloween description, complete with Irish Barmbrack recipe. Continue reading

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‘I need an intervention’ Treacle Scones

You know when you tweak a recipe and it goes wrong. It’s so disappointing. You know what is not disappointing. This treacle scones recipe (Treacle is like molasses to all you them there foreign people). Oh my lord I love them. Now if you don’t like treacle, you are probably not going to like these. … Continue reading

The start of the Irish foodie cookalongs, and a Rosemary Focaccia

What could be better than a pizza party? Why a twizzaparty with the #irishfoodies of course. Silly question! Well it happened one Thursday, a Thursday where traditions began and people ate their fill of pizza (and then some). Taking part were: @clarekleinedler @babaduck71 @icanhascook @TheGlutton @dinnerdujour @likemamuse2bake @bibliocook @joannaschaff @italianfoodie as a judge and @reindeersp … Continue reading

In preparation for a twizzaparty

It began with a random few tweets about how everybody is in the pizza making mood these days. Then the suggestion of a twitter based pizza party… And it became reality with the first #twizzaparty (of many perhaps?). I know that the people involved have all put in quite the effort over the last few … Continue reading

Bread. Even better: Sun-dried tomato and Onion Bread

Bread = Yum. Sun dried tomatoes = Yum. Onions = Yum. Hmmm, what if we were to put them together to make something magical.. Answer: this would happen… Sun Dried Tomato and Onion bread 450g Strong white bread flour (Don’t use cream/plain/self raising, it won’t work, you need the gluten in this flour) 1 package … Continue reading