Sushi, eh? An irishfoodies cookalong recipe!

Well it was a Friday evening. The first Friday of August. What else would we be doing but an (now regularly scheduled) irish foodies cookalong session. The theme: Seafood. Anything and everything that one could think of on a seafood theme. This is what becomes of discussing mussels on twitter! Well, being a recent sushi … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Pancetta Risotto

This was a rather yummy dinner. I tasted some of Mary’s risotto one day and vowed to make it or something similar. And so, one dismal rainy summers day, I stood at the fridge, stared down the pancetta, and began to cook. Now this was kind of put together on the day, so change it … Continue reading

Honey & Mustard Marinaded Pork Cutlets

Well I have promised you recipes, and so here is a yummy one for Honey Mustard Marinated Pork cutlets, courtesy of Bord Bia, and their fabulous quality assured Irish Pork (Irish baby, it’s all good). This is super simple and just lovely. I recommend making the marinade on a Sunday so you have an easy … Continue reading

Risotto: Carbonara style

So on a windy night long long ago (Sunday) I had just returned from Iron Man 2 (V.Good) and was craving comfort food like a madwoman. I turned away from brownies in despair- they’re no comfort food. Hang on, I’ll give you a minute to reread that. It’s true. And it came to me. Risotto. … 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