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Veggies with Maple, Caper Dressing

November 21, 2014

Veggies with Maple, Caper Dressing

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday and food is such a central part to the day – turkey, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and pecan pie. I bet you are drooling now, just at the thought of it. Continue Reading…

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Dead On Mash

February 20, 2014

Dead On Mash

A couple of years ago when we still lived in Ireland, we took a trip to Carlingford Lough, a small seaside town near the Northern Irish boarder. Carlingford is a really pretty scenic place to visit and we went kayaking and stayed the night in a local hotel. Continue Reading…

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Colcannon

October 24, 2013

Colcannon

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish of creamy mashed potatoes, cabbage, and scallions. It’s comfort food at its best and only works if it is made with lashings of good salty butter and real milk. Continue Reading…

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Bacon and Cabbage Potato Cakes

February 28, 2013

It’s that time of year again, when supermarkets try to sell us green paraphernalia and convince everyone to be Irish for a day. Here, everyone insists on calling it ‘St. Patty’s day’ which kind of makes of me smile and cringe at the same time. It is great to see our feast day celebrated across the world though. Continue Reading…

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Mini Potato Rosti

December 4, 2012

Greetings from Seattle. I’m here just over a week and settling in well. Apologies to my subscribers for sending out a premature update yesterday. I was having a wee technical issue with my site :) It was kind of one of those weird days. I was all set to make some potato latkes yesterday and had everything prepped and ready. I had read a few tips and tricks online for making perfect potato latkes, and I felt well informed. It’s a pretty easy recipe, but there are a few little things that make these treats extra tasty and crispy. Continue Reading…