SO Sligo Food Festival 16th – 20th March

So Sligo. The land of heart’s desire. It has mountains, it has beaches, it has the views, the literature and the arts scene. Home to Yeats and subject of his poetry. What you may or may not know is that it also has the food festival! From the 16th to the 20th of March, there … Continue reading

The update

Hello all. First up, I am tremendously busy over the next two weeks so expect a temporary lull. When I get a chance I’ll pop up the Irish Traditional food cookalong recipes. There is Soda bread, a nice butter making tutorial, slow roasted lamb (straight from the farm) with rosemary, and colcannon. And a strawberry … Continue reading

Eat Magazine

Hey followers and foodies and random people looking through my blog (welcome, leave a comment :))   I must go off to sleep soon, but wanted to let ye know about a new and FREE (hello student faces perking up) magazine that is circulating around the web and also has some local stockists in Dublin. … Continue reading

Have you got the chef factor, eh?

So as usual I’m horribly busy trying to get College and big bad evil monies organised (bane of my existence, I suggest regressing to barter. I make a mean damson muffin). So, in this era where every Saturday evening my sister’s social life revolves around the X Factor, I wanted to just let ye all … Continue reading

Back with a bang. And a lasagne.

So you may be wondering where on earth I have been over the last 3-4 weeks. Well, as frightfully lazy as I am lately, I come furnished with an excuse: I have been losing my sanity in Italy! Along with some of the nicest people ever, I have spent 3 weeks singing camp songs involving … Continue reading

Best Sounding Medical Terms/Jargon etc

Just when you thought you had heard it all.. Part 2 of the best sounding medical terms/jargon comes your way. Well I never! Julie supplied a few of these, a muse she is. Ependymoma Sounds like: Something you should be saying in a southern country accent (Well that’s just an ependyyyyyyymoma of a problem there … Continue reading

Raindrops on Roses…

And whiskers on kittens? Perhaps. But here are a few of my favourite things 🙂 Well given that I really have to stop being super lazy and write posts, and due to the fact that there was thunder here today, I’m popping in a new topic. Things I love. You know, the things that make … Continue reading

Culinary adventure of sorts…

Well there I was, settled in front of my computer glancing out at the trees being bent over backwards by the wind, happy in the knowledge that I could have a lazy day. And then it all changed. For in passing, farmer Richie sauntered in and casually came out with ‘you know we have gooseberry … Continue reading