Entertaining & Occasions

Fyffes Banana Bread Pudding

Thu, 18 May 2017

Fyffes Banana Bread Pudding This dessert is a real treat and will be sure to impress your guests and especially if they love bananas. Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 eggs 3 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp salt 375ml milk 250ml cream 1x (350g) large baguette, 2-3 days old 3 firm bananas, sliced […]

Love Meringue? You’ll Adore These Recipes

Thu, 11 May 2017

Crispy or chewy, pillowy or marshmallow-esque, a meringue-based dessert will fill the void of any summertime get-together. Here are our favourite meringue recipes to whet your appetite during the warm weather. Perfect Passionfruit Pavlova If you want a centerpiece dessert with wow factor, then pavlova is an easy solution. This recipe is easy, and works […]

5 Easy Dinner Party Recipes

Wed, 10 May 2017

Hosting a dinner party this weekend? Take heed of our advice and plan a relaxed menu with easy dinner party recipes. The most successful dinner parties are those where the host is as relaxed as the food. When we are entertaining and relaxing simultaneously we buy lots of antipasti for starters; a cured meat, a […]

Easy Cakes To Impress

Tue, 09 May 2017

If you suffer from FEAR OF BAKING, don’t worry. We’ve got five easy cakes that are simple to make, and guaranteed to impress even the most judgemental of guests. As a bonus, kids are a great help when it comes to making these sweet treats, too.   THE NO BAKE, BAKE Use up any spare […]

How To Make A Unicorn Cake

Thu, 04 May 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 […]

How To Bake With Kids

Thu, 04 May 2017

We’ve all been there. Gathered the kids, picked out a recipe, laid out the cute bakeware. And then. POW. Ten minutes into our adventure and the kitchen is carnage. Children are flinging flour, adults are weeping into a glass of wine. Today we are hear to tell you that all is not lost. There is […]

5 Awesome Tray Bakes

Wed, 03 May 2017

If you are short on time or confidence, then the best way to exercise your baking know-how is with one of our fabulous tray bakes. These cakes are high on flavour and attitude, while maintaining the cornerstone our cornerstone of baking: they are SO VERY EASY. Olive Oil  Brownies The unusual ingredients in this brownie […]

5 Ways To Use Up Leftover Easter Eggs

Mon, 17 Apr 2017

If your house is over-run with Easter eggs, then read on. Here are five of our favourite melt-and-make recipes, ideal for using up leftover Easter Eggs.  

Easter Egg Cake Pops

Sat, 15 Apr 2017

Fun egg shaped cake pops decorated with sprinkles that are perfect for Easter. Use this delicious vanilla sponge and frosting recipe to make any cake pops, or you can also use your own favourite recipes. For the cake: 190g/6½oz self raising flour, sieved 155g/5½oz plain flour, sieved 1 tsp salt 250ml/9fl oz milk 2 tsp […]

Cooking This Easter?

Sun, 09 Apr 2017

Whether you are cooking for a crowd, or creating a meal for immediate family, here are a few ideas to whet your appetite, and start the Easter celebrations in style. The Family Table There is no table more important than the family one this Easter. Lamb is a natural choice, synonymous with Easter as it […]

Lynda Booth’s Easter Feast

Fri, 07 Apr 2017

Leading Irish chef, Lynda Booth began teaching people to cook in her house and went on to set up the award winning, Dublin Cookery School in Blackrock. Lynda  is one of the most passionate chefs and teachers in the country. If you are considering doing a cookery course in one of Ireland’s leading cookery schools, […]

Scotch Creme Eggs

Fri, 31 Mar 2017

Scotch Creme Eggs These fun versions of Scotch eggs are actually sweet! They’re no bake and easy to make, so kids will love making them. Even more, they’ll love eating them! Ingredients: About 300g vanilla sponge cake, Madeira loaf works well 2 generous tbsp strawberry or raspberry jam 2-3 generous tbsp vanilla buttercream frosting 8 […]