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

Grilled cheese: Irish style

Ok so this whole ‘Grilled cheese’ Shenanigans is also known as toasted sandwich, and in my experience largely consisted of ham and cheese up until about 8 or 9 years ago and the concept of ‘panini’ appeared in Ireland, to general suspicion and disregard. One must remember that pre-cheap flights era most country people were … Continue reading

Pizza!

So continuing on my bread obsession I thought I’d mix it up a bit and produce some pizza bases. I went with the classic bread recipe but lobbed in some extra olive oil (Olive oil is amazing) so it basically goes as follows Turn your oven up to the highest it goes. Bring on the … Continue reading

DipsDipsDips

Righty-oh so Jen and I went to Aunty’s house a few weeks ago for (the most amazing) dinner. I mean… there are no words. This lady inspires me. I want the cooking part of her brain. (Also she’s like the nicest person!) Anywho, so cooking genius aunt brings us out some dippedy dips for starters … Continue reading

Really quite sleepy today…

So I shan’t write too much. Went to Hannah’s play earlier, was fantastic! Results are tomorrow night, fingers crossed! But honestly they have got to win, it was so good. And so very chilling! She’s now through to a special competition, basically they pick out the favourite actors from the whole thing and they all … Continue reading