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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…


Courgette Chips with Garlic Mayonnaise

August 24, 2012

As a food blogger, I am always interested to see what people are cooking. Vegetable crisps and fritters seem to be really popular online, at the moment. Courgettes have been featuring alot as they are plentiful and in season right now. I looked at a few different recipes and adapted my own based on the flavours I like.  I made my courgette chips covered in delicate panko breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese and served them with a creamy homemade garlic mayonnaise. Continue Reading…



December 2, 2011

When I came home from the bread making course, I was literally laden down with homemade fresh baguettes. I wanted to make something special with them, as I had put so much work into making them. I also had a pot of homemade mustard mayonnaise in the fridge. So it was clear, it would have to be some sort of a sandwich…some sort of gourmet sandwich. The first thing that came to mind was a po’boy, which is funny as a po’boy is considered a poor man’s (poor boy) sandwich, originally created in Louisiana. But for me, the po’boy is one of the scrummiest, most wonderful sandwiches you can get. It is traditionally comprised of French baguette, mayonnaise, deep fried shrimp/ oysters and lettuce. Continue Reading…