Entertaining & Occasions

Rocky Road Ice-Cream Bombe

Tue, 21 Nov 2017

Rocky Road Ice-Cream Bombe Crunchy nuts, soft marshmallows, creamy chocolate, sweet ice-cream. This dessert has it all! And the best part? It’s so easy to make and can be prepared up to 3 weeks in advance! For the ice-cream: 1l vanilla ice-cream, softened 250ml ready-made custard 100g toasted pecan nuts, roughly chopped 100g milk chocolate […]

How To Make A Pumpkin Cake

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

How to make a Halloween Pumpkin Cake Halloween is all about tricks or treats, but this cake is both trick and treat! This fun cake contains a trick, when you cut out a slice, a tasty treat is revealed because hidden inside is a stash of sweets. This cake does require a bit of time […]

5 Homemade Halloween Treat Ideas

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

If you are relaxing at home today, you might have a craving for some Halloween baking. Lucky for you, we have a whole host of Halloween treat ideas. Here are a few of our favourites:        

How to Carve a Pumpkin

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Do you want to know how to carve a pumpkin? There’s no trick to carving a pumpkin, all you need are the right tools and it’ll be a real treat! What you’ll need: 1 large pumpkin 1 serrated knife Large strong spoon Large bowl Marker pen or paper template Various sized sharp knives for carving […]

How To Make A Train Cake

Fri, 22 Sep 2017

This cute train cake is assembled using store bought cake, and if you like, store bought frosting. Although, we’ve included a recipe for our favourite vanilla buttercream because it’s simply delicious, and of course, you could bake your own Madeira loaves if you wanted to. Apart from the time-saving from using bought Madeira sponges, it’s […]

How To Make A Unicorn Cake

Wed, 13 Sep 2017

How To Make A Unicorn Cake Making this magical unicorn cake is simpler than it looks. You can use any flavoured cake you like and you can even make it a piñata cake! We used our recipe for a pastel rainbow cake which is then iced with a delicious vanilla buttercream. This cake is so […]

Chef Recipe Series: Catherine Fulvio’s Panna Cotta

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

In episode four of  “The Italian Job”, our Chef Recipe Series with Catherine Fulvio you will learn how to make delicious Panna Cotta with Plum and Berry Compote. Holding true to her Italian roots Catherine Fulvio from  will showcase a unique selection of Italian themed-recipe. One of Catherine Fulvio’s favourite desserts is Panna Cotta which is a big hit at  her Weekend […]

How To Make The Perfect Victoria Sponge

Fri, 25 Aug 2017

How To Make The Perfect Victoria Sponge The Perfect Sponge: An Ultimate Guide: A classic sponge can be used to make various cakes, the most common being a delicious Victoria Sponge Cake, and this recipe gives you all the tips and tricks to make a perfect sponge every time! For the sponge: 225g unsalted butter, […]

How To Make A Ladybird Cake

Thu, 10 Aug 2017

A fun and bright ladybird birthday cake that kids will love, this is a Madeira sponge which is firm and is perfect for carving into shape as well as being covered with ready to roll icing.   For the cake: 450g/16oz unsalted butter, softened 450g/16oz caster sugar 450g/16oz self raising flour sugar, sifted 235g/8oz plain […]

Clodagh McKenna’s L’OR Coffee Recipes

Thu, 29 Jun 2017

L’OR was born in France with the ambition to bring you the very best coffee in the world, sophisticated, alluring and delivering pure unapologetic gold standard coffee pleasure and now it brings you the first aluminium capsules designed to fit Nespresso®* machines that are available in supermarkets in Ireland right now. Clodagh McKenna has teamed […]

Keelings Cherry Parfait

Wed, 28 Jun 2017

Keelings Cherry Parfait is the perfect healthy treat! It is quick and easy and a real crowd pleaser. Ingredients: 12 Keelings cherries, pitted 250 g Non-fat Greek yogurt 4 tbsp Chia seeds 1 tsp Vanilla extract 4 tbsp Unsweetened coconut flakes Grated chocolate Method: In a food processor or blender, puree the Keelings cherries, 240ml […]

Top 7 Strawberry Dessert Recipes

Mon, 19 Jun 2017

We absolutely love strawberries especially as they are in season. They are juicy and sweet and make scrumptious Summer desserts, here are our top 7 strawberry dessert recipes: 7. Avonmore Summer Brownie Swirl  6. Catherine Fulvio’s No Bake Strawberry & Orange Tarts  5. Eton Mess  4. Strawberry Charlotte    3. Strawberry White Chocolate Cheesecake. This no-bake cheesecake […]