Entertaining & Occasions

Top 25 Cookery Schools in Ireland

Wed, 21 Feb 2018

25 Cracking Cookery Schools in Ireland and Northern Ireland Nothing will set you on the right food path than a great cookery course. In Ireland, we are blessed with some incredible places to learn how to cook or how to improve on our skills. With so much on offer it’s easy to get overwhelmed, but […]

Food To Impress On Valentine’s Day

Mon, 12 Feb 2018

Even if you can’t cook, don’t worry Supervalu have some great Valentine’s Day meal deals. Research from SuperValu has revealed what’s going on in the kitchen ahead of the most romantic day of the year. Whether you’re a budding Kevin Dundon, or just a walking kitchen nightmare, 61% of Irish people are staying in this […]

Catherine Fulvio’s Valentine’s Feast

Mon, 12 Feb 2018

They say food has always been associated with romance and love and there is a good reason for that – it can be intimate, romantic and in our busy lives allows us take time to talk together while enjoying the fruits of our labour. Catherine Fulvio is encouraging couples to heat up the kitchen this […]

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Sticky Toffee Pudding Sticky toffee pudding is a classic! A sweet, rich caramel flavoured pudding served warm with a generous smothering of toffee sauce, it’s just the perfect dessert to warm you through and through. Make individual puddings in single serving ramekins, or a larger pudding to share straight from the pan. For the pudding: […]

Top 3 Healthy Pancake Toppings

Mon, 05 Feb 2018

Pancakes are tasty treats that can be served up as part of a lazy weekend breakfast, a speedy snack or as a delicious dessert. This Pancake Tuesday we bring you perfect pancakes with our top 3 healthy toppings. Pancake Perfection: To make approx. 12 delicious pancakes, you will need: 125g plain flour 300ml of milk 1 […]

Shrove Tuesday

Sun, 04 Feb 2018

Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Tuesday marks the day before the beginning of lent. This is a day where the nation will stuff our faces with pancakes. Everyone has their own favourite topping but here are our top 5 pancakes: 5. Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes   4. Pancakes with berries   3. Lilly Higgins Pancakes Blueberry & […]

Top 5 Christmas Side Dishes

Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Sure of your turkey and ham but not a clue what to serve with it? Worry not, as we reveal our top five side dishes to serve on Christmas day. It’s a hard call for most people. While we want to create a sumptuous feast, we don’t want to create more food waste via uneaten […]

All About Christmas Ham

Thu, 14 Dec 2017

Chef Adrian takes us through the finer points of perfecting the Christmas ham, and offers a few great ideas for using up any leftovers the next day.   COOKING YOUR HAM: Soak your ham in cold water for 12 – 24 hrs then drain before cooking. Simmer for 20 mins per LB (454g) Remove the […]

Dress Your Table For Christmas

Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Dress to impress for Christmas this year – dress your table, that is. Creating the perfect table for Christmas does not have to break the bank. We believe in keeping it simple. This year we have gone with metallics but you can use other vibrant colours like traditional red and green if you  prefer. This […]

Catherine Fulvio’s Top 3 Canapés

Tue, 12 Dec 2017

With the festive entertainment season in full swing, keep your guests happy with Siúcra & Catherine Fulvio’s top 3 canapé recipes.  Beef Negimaki with Chilli Dip Makes 12 small rounds Ingredients: For the marinade 4 tbsp. Siúcra Rich Brown Sugar 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 tbsp soy sauce 2cm ginger, grated 1 tbsp. mirin or sherry […]

Your Christmas Timeline

Tue, 12 Dec 2017

Our Christmas Timeline starts with a day by day to-do list and ends with a printable time guide to the big day, meaning that you will be able to relax and enjoy the day with your family. 17th December Make Your Master List Today is a day of list making. Identify all the meals you […]

10 Easy Christmas Cheats

Mon, 11 Dec 2017

10 Easy Christmas Cheats Can’t face a load of late night cooking in the run up to Christmas? Check out our top ten festive cheats to make last minute entertaining, a doddle. Booze It Up Add a ‘homemade’ feel to jarred mincemeat and cranberry sauce by spiking them with a drop of port or whiskey. […]