Brownies. These are my pride and joy.

Dear world. I am a brownieaholic. A hardcore brownieaholic. A brownie purist. And now a maker of the best brownies ever. In the world. Or so I like to believe. If you don’t believe me try em.. I used Jamie Oliver’s brownie recipe as a base and tweaked a wee bit here and there. Here … 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

Best Garlic Bread Ever. Ever.

Right so I have teased thee muchly with claims to the best garlic bread in existence. I must admit, up until a while back I too was a patron of the icky prepackaged overbuttered trash that one buys in shops. Have I mentioned that the true nature of proper cooking has only been revealed to … 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

Apple crumble you say?

Well it doesn’t contain chocolate, therefore it’s not top on my list of desserts, but its a bit of a staple really! And I had a mighty surplus of apples that were teetering on the verge of ‘I’m not going to eat them, they’ve been on my shelf a week or two’ So I whipped … Continue reading

Homemade Toffeeeee

Proper English Toffee Recipe from my tastykitchen account! This is just yummy in every way. Butter, sugar, cream and vanilla. Where can you go wrong! Eh, yeah—try not eating spoonfuls of this while it’s cooling by the way. Mmm yumminess. Prep Time 3 Minutes Cook Time 15 Minutes Ingredients 250 grams Butter 200 grams Sugar … 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

Sushi? Like… with the fish?

Right. So being a rural Irish girl I naturally had a huge aversion to the idea of Sushi. Raw fish and all that. However, after a rather lovely post-quiz sushi evening on Wednesday last I am completely converted. It didn’t start off too well, and I figured okily dokily I’ll just stick to the veggie … Continue reading

So this is what I made the other day

As the title says, I made this case full of joy last week. Let me just say, these were absolutely scrumptious. Like seriously.. The icing in particular is fantastic! Recipe to follow hopefully… Edit: Success! The wonderful Donal Skehan over at Thegoodmoodfoodblog (its fantastic, check it out) has said it’s all good for me to … Continue reading