Dessert

Strawberry and Lemon Curd Meringues

May 24, 2014

Strawberry and Lemon Curd Meringues

Last time I was home in Ireland, my Dad made his famous pavlova with strawberries, and I made a lemon meringue pie. When I tasted the two desserts together I realized that strawberries, lemon curd and meringue are an amazingly good flavor combination. So, that is basically what inspired this recipe for zesty lemon curd, fresh strawberries, whipped cream and crispy meringues. Continue Reading…

Supper

Caramelized Onion Quiche

May 15, 2014

Caramelized Onion Quiche
This quiche tasted so good, that I just had to have a glass of wine with it. This particular recipe takes quiche to a whole new level. Just imagine it – crisp, buttery pastry, layers of soft, sweet, caramelized onions and finally some delicious, nutty Gruyere cheese with pillow soft eggs. Continue Reading…

Dessert

Berry and Vanilla Cream Tart

May 9, 2014

Berry Tart (Stasty.com)
I often revisit and revise recipes I have made before on the blog. This week I went back in time – way back to the very start. My first ever post was for a fruit tart and the photos are so blindingly awful that I wanted to erase them the minute I saw them again. Continue Reading…

Lunch

Coriander and Lime Noodle Salad

April 29, 2014

NoodleSaladFDining al desko in the office is often not as fun as it should be. It’s either a tired and limp sandwich or else it’s scalding hot leftovers in the microwave. I’m always trying to figure out ideas for work lunches that are simple, tasty and don’t require a trip to the microwave. Continue Reading…

Dessert

Spiced Apple and Almond Cake

April 18, 2014

Spiced Apple Cake (Gluten-free) This delicately spiced apple and almond cake is gluten-free and totally delicious. Almonds make a great base for a rich and nutty cake and the touch of ginger and cinnamon add a subtle spiced flavor. Continue Reading…

Lunch

Quick Creamy Salmon and Spinach Pasta

April 9, 2014

Quick Creamy Salmon and Spinach Pasta

This pasta dish is so easy to make, and can be ready in the same amount of time that it takes to boil the pasta. I always make sure to have the ingredients for this dish on my weekly shopping list, as its a great dish to whip up at short notice. Continue Reading…