After a long, busy summer filled with weddings, mountain hikes, walks on the pier, days at the beach and a few lazy evenings in front of the TV we finally took off on our holidays. When Martin suggested we’d spend a week in the West of Ireland I have to admit I was a little […]

Watermelon, feta cheese and mint

As summer is coming to an end we all better make the most of it before autumn takes over. Can we squeeze in another BBQ, just one? I think there is still time. In a week and a half I will spend some time in the west of Ireland in a cottage at the base […]

Chargrilled corn salad with feta cheese and chili

We are experiencing a heat wave here in Dublin. Already the nights are mild and the air is like a heavy blanket. I have finally got 2 days off after a 2 weeks of work. I shall spend my time in the sun, should you be looking for me. Halloumi cheese, corn on the cob, […]

Fruit for thought

Bank holiday weekend. Busy days coming up to it trying to get as much work as possible out of the way. Busy trying to recover from the wedding we attended. Luckily I have today off to slowly start to come back to normal. The usual habit when feeling hung over is to pick up the […]

Scamorza risotto with crispy parma ham

Opening the fridge, cupboard or freezer looking for inspiration is usually not a safe bet in my house. I would love to say I plan my meals every week before going to the shops, but I am afraid that’s not really the case. On rare occasions there is an awful lot of fruit and veg […]