Family & Kids

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 […]

Cooking With Kids

Wed, 19 Apr 2017

The kids are off school which means plenty of time to get them cooking. If you have some spare time this week, then set aside a few hours to get busy with your small people – there truly is no greater gift that you can give them than confidence in the kitchen. Here are our […]

9 Healthy Recipes With Tinned Tomatoes

Tue, 18 Apr 2017

When fresh tomatoes haven’t hit high season yet, it’s perfectly acceptable to embrace tinned tomatoes or passata. In fact, recipes with tinned tomatoes are really good for you. They are low in calories and high in vitamins B6 and C, high in fibre and lycopene, an antioxidant known to lower the risk of heart disease. […]

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 […]

5 Easter Treats To Make With Kids

Sat, 15 Apr 2017

If you want to get busy with your kids in the kitchen, then here are our top 5 Easter bakes to make with kids. Don’t forget to check out our guide to baking with kids before you go down this rabbit hole. We warned you, ok? Chocolate Toffee Cornflake Cakes Melt and mix, with little […]

5 Ways With Fish

Fri, 14 Apr 2017

Love fish but not sure how to cook it? Fish is a really nutritious food, being rich in protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health, and it’s recommended that we eat at least two portions of fish a week. So, what to cook? Here are our favourite ways with fish – […]

Discovering Food Through Baby Led Feeding

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

Aileen Cox Blundell has launched her amazing new book Baby Led Feeding. Aileen has created over 150 delicious recipes specifically designed for babies. Her method allows babies to discover nutritious and healthy foods for themselves. Not only will your babies love them the whole family will love them too. All of Aileen’s nutritious recipes are […]