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Summer Fruit Pies baked with Berries from my Garden

As baking is one of my favourite hobbies, I’m constantly looking and searching for new and simple recipes to make. During the summer months, I enjoy having some extra time to bake and cook which I really like. The majority of the time I bake bread, muffins or cakes for my family as a treat.… Continue reading Summer Fruit Pies baked with Berries from my Garden

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Summer Sipping

We are having a wonderful summer here in Ireland, the sun is shining and everyone’s in a great mood. A heat wave is definitely something we are not used to getting. Sometimes it’s hard to keep hydrated throughout the day and at the moment as it’s hot and sunny, it’s even harder. So, today I… Continue reading Summer Sipping

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‘Balance Café’ Cookery Course

Recently I entered a competition advertised in my school, the prize a four-week cookery course.  As I love cooking and nutrition I was delighted when I heard I had won. The cookery course took place in a local café in Glanmire called ‘Balance ‘ owned by Joanne Kiely. They provide fresh locally sourced and healthy food.     … Continue reading ‘Balance Café’ Cookery Course

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Barrymore Bake-off…Ready, Steady, Bake!

At our Charity Christmas Café, we got donations of beautiful home baking. Many people requested the recipes of our talent bakers so I decided to give them a try myself and share them as requested, enjoy!! Dawn is our lovely neighbour from Scotland. She gave us this recipe to recreate and share, it is yummy and… Continue reading Barrymore Bake-off…Ready, Steady, Bake!

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Looking to Slice something up this Halloween? Knives at the ready for Edel’s Dunnes Stores Pumpkin Pie!!

I love Autumn and Halloween.  However, trick and treating at my neighbour’s doors for sweets and candy are long behind me!!  I do like a Halloween treat so I decided to do a trick with a pumpkin, and not a fabulous intricate carving, I wish I could.  I simply cooked one.  Pumpkin isn’t exactly a… Continue reading Looking to Slice something up this Halloween? Knives at the ready for Edel’s Dunnes Stores Pumpkin Pie!!

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Edel’s Summer Granola Treats

Like many people on a busy morning if I am in a hurry I can tend to grab the quickest and easiest breakfast without even thinking about it. During the summer when school and exams are over and we have a little bit more time to spare I like to make a more nutritious breakfast. […]

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‘Do-nut’ miss the opportunity to visit CREAM

I paid a visit to the recently opened ‘Cream’ located in Daunt Square in Cork city. Cream is a welcome addition to Cork’s culinary scene. Cream specialise in Artisan and superior quality ice-cream, donuts and coffee. All three products have a Cork connection. The coffee is roasted in Cork, by Cork Coffee Roasters and ground and brewed freshly in the shop… Continue reading ‘Do-nut’ miss the opportunity to visit CREAM