Lunch

Potato Salad with Smoked Salmon and Eggs

August 11, 2014

Potato Salad with Smoked Salmon and Eggs

I never realized how important potatoes were to me until I moved to the other side of the world and realized potatoes just weren’t the same here as they are in Ireland. I am not sure why – I guess the soil is different, the climate is different, there are different varieties etc. The point is, potatoes over here just don’t taste as good to me as our famous Irish spuds. Continue Reading…

Dessert

Butterscotch Banana Sundae

July 31, 2014

ButterscotchSundaeFDo you ever have that moment of panic when you realize you have nothing for dessert and you’ve friends coming for dinner? I sometimes get so caught up making the main course that I have no time left to make dessert. Rather than rush out and buy a dessert though, there are plenty of things you can whip up in minutes to create a wonderful home-made dessert.

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Treats

Cherry Froyo Popsicles

July 21, 2014

Cherry Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

I’m back again with ‘yet another’ cherry dessert. They are so good and plentiful this summer, and I want to make the most of this bumper cherry season. This week, I made some wonderful cherry yogurt popsicles. Continue Reading…

Salad

Peach, Cherry and Feta Salad

July 8, 2014

StoneFruitSalad2This salad is like summer on a plate. We recently took a visit to Lake Chelan in Eastern Washington, and it reminded me of the south of France as we drove by so many cherry orchards with glistening red cherries hanging from the trees. Continue Reading…

Supper

Ginger, Soy and Garlic Chicken

June 22, 2014

Ginger, Soy and Garlic Chicken Barbecue season has well and truly started, and I thought I would share these quick and tasty chicken skewers. The chicken is marinated in some garlic, ginger, lime juice, coriander and soy sauce. The marinade and smoky barbecue flavor make these chicken skewers taste succulent and delicious. Continue Reading…