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Summer cook along!

This summer I found some perfect salad and dinner ideas for any gathering or party from the fabulous @tarawalkerchef of the East Coast cookery school. I’m looking forward to making and tasting these all again next summer! ☀️ See below • Guinness brown bread• Cucumber pickle• Smoked Salmon Pate• Pea and Mint Risotto• Berry Ripple Cheesecake

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Spanish Cookery Class, ¡Olé!

Spanish cookery class with the fabulous @tarawalkerchef of the East Coast cookery school. I have done some of her online classes, which are very enjoyable. ¡Buen provecho! 🥘🇪🇸 • Paella• Creme Catalan• Pan con tomate• Almond biscuits• Chorizo & Manchego bites

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How to Make Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower cordial🧃🥂One of my favourite summer drinks🌞We’ve been making a lot of Elderflower cordial recently and it’s perfect with summer dinners outside.Elderflowers are ready around late May to mid-June. They’re best picked when the buds are freshly open on a warm, dry and sunny day. There are also loads of easy recipes on YouTube. The… Continue reading How to Make Elderflower Cordial

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Go ‘loco’ for a Mexican Fiesta!

Towards the end of May we had a Mexican cactus fiesta 🇲🇽 🌮🌵👒 We decided to go a bit ‘loco’ and made some Mexican inspired food. At home, Enchiladas are one of our favourite dinners to eat made with my mom’s homemade sauce. Complete with a few Margaritas🍸🍸

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Happy International Burger Day! & Recipe

Happy International Burger Day!🍔🍔 My neighbour Steven has a really nice chilli chorizo burger recipe that I’ve been using a lot recently. I also have a video🎥 of me making the burgers and how to get a perfect burger shape!

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Afternoon Tea & Victoria Sponge Cake

Having some afternoon tea and Victoria sponge yesterday for Victoria Day☕👑🍰 I used @odlums_ireland flour which had the classic Victoria sponge cake recipe on the back. It was my first time making a Victoria sponge cake and it ended up a bit lopsided but as you can see that didn’t bother us at all!! It was delicious😋

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My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

I love baking. Recently, I was reading a book that referenced ‘Grannys Recipes’.  Sometimes I wonder how authentic these recipes really are and whose the Granny!!  With Patrick’s Day on the way I’m posting a real authentic Irish Farmhouse Granny recipe, it’s my Granny Maureen’s.  My Granny was from Kilworth in East Cork, she and… Continue reading My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!