Beef And Guinness Pie

March 15, 2013

This hearty, rich stew is covered with crisp buttery pastry which crumbles when you dip your spoon in to take a bite. The slightly bitter Guinness, the tender beef, cream and parmesan make this one satisfying pie. Continue Reading…


Blueberry and Lemon Muffins

March 8, 2013

Now that we are finally emerging from the dark winter, I thought it was time for something light and summery. These muffins are a cinch to make, and a treat to eat. Not only do lemon and blueberries look good together, they also taste great together. Continue Reading…


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…


Chocolate, Cardamom + Beetroot Cake

February 13, 2013

For this Valentine’s Day, I decided to make a chocolate cake, albeit with a few unusual ingredients. Chocolate with cardamom is one of my favourite combinations. Cardamom brings a wonderful aromatic quality to dark chocolate. For me, it makes chocolate taste lighter, almost citrusy with a hint of spice. Continue Reading…