Family & Kids

3 Easy Ice-Cream Desserts

Mon, 24 Jul 2017

It is officially ice-cream season. If your kids have been pestering you in the freezer aisle for the last few months YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Luckily for you, we have three awesomely easy ice-cream desserts that the whole family can get involved in making… just in time for school holidays! Ice-Cream Sandwiches These double chocolate […]

Wholesome Meals For Busy Families

Mon, 03 Jul 2017

It isn’t always easy preparing family meals every day between work, school runs and the kids activities. We all feel the added pressure of providing our families with wholesome and healthy meals at the end of a busy day. However, with a few tips and some delicious recipes you can eat together as a family while enjoying wholesome, […]

Top 5 Birthday Cakes

Wed, 28 Jun 2017

Got a celebration coming up? Check out our super amazing birthday cakes that will make little people, quite literally, jump for joy. Train Cake This cute train cake is assembled using shop-bought cake, and if you like, store bought frosting. Giant Cupcake Cake What’s better than a cupcake? A giant cupcake cake! This novelty cake […]

O’Brien Fine Foods launch Homebird

Thu, 22 Jun 2017

O’Brien Fine Foods launch Homebird – Ireland’s ONLY Bord Bia approved Irish sliced chicken and turkey, cooked to perfection! Homebird is a new range of pre-cooked, ready to serve sliced Irish chicken and turkey that is 100% Bord Bia approved. Homebird is also the only range to use quality sliced chicken and turkey that has been raised on […]

5 Ways With Oats

Thu, 08 Jun 2017

8Slow release carbs, oats are the way forward when it comes to staying warm and cosy this winter. Lucky for you, it’s not all about porridge – here’s our top 5 ways with oats.

That’s A Wrap – Top 7 Recipes

Wed, 07 Jun 2017

Making wraps are so quick and easy. They can make the perfect family meals or lunchbox fillers. We have put together our top 7 wrap recipes: 7. Chicken Quesadillas a quick and easy lunch or dinner. Get the recipe here   6. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps – These delicious healthy chicken wraps are bursting with Asian inspired flavours. […]

Fyffes Banana Waffles

Thu, 11 May 2017

Fyffes Banana Waffles Serves 4 Ingredients: 150g self-raising flour 1 tbsp caster sugar ¼ tsp salt 250ml milk 1 egg 60g butter, melted ½ tsp vanilla extract 1-2 bananas, finely chopped Method: Whisk dry ingredients together in a medium sized bowl. Whisk together milk, egg, melted butter and vanilla in a jug, then add to […]

Chicken Meatballs With Courgetti

Tue, 09 May 2017

Manor Farm Chicken Meatballs With Courgetti Ingredients: 400g chicken mince. 1 clove of garlic ½ lemon zest and juice Flat leaf parsley and thyme Salt and pepper to season Sauce : 3 cloves of garlic, 2 x 400 g tins of quality chopped tomatoes, 1 teaspoon sugar, optional. Courgettes or premade courgetti. Preparation / Cooking […]

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 […]

Cooking With Minced Beef: The Real Family Favourite

Tue, 02 May 2017

Versatile, tasty and budget friendly, it’s no surprise that minced beef is at the top of the shopping list for most Irish families. We might not think of it as high octane cuisine, but who could imagine life without lasagne or kofta, or meatballs? We love cooking with minced beef, and know that with a […]

Make-Ahead Dinners

Thu, 20 Apr 2017

Spending a few hours in the kitchen on a weekend can prove endlessly helpful during the working week; especially if you plan a few weeks ahead of time. The key to make-ahead dinners is to choose flavours that get better as they develop. Think soups, stews, casseroles. Think marinating meat in freezer bags. Think freezing […]