Top Tips

Skiing For Foodies in Morzine

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Skiing for foodies in Morzine  Many skiers come to the Alps and live off a diet of lasagne, poulet frites and burgers for a week and completely miss out on trying any of the local cuisine. This is a shame as there are some excellent culinary choices for both traditional and modern food, many of […]

How To Throw A Halloween Party

Tue, 24 Oct 2017

Hurray for Halloween! Corner the kids and get them involved with planning a Halloween Party that will send their imagination in to the stratosphere… here’s how to do it. Start with Spooky Savoury Unless you want your tiny guests running riot within a few minutes of arrival, settle tummies with a few savoury treats. Why […]

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 […]

Liven Up Your Lunch With LeanMeanMomma & Homebird

Tue, 29 Aug 2017

Cliona O’Connor aka LeanMeanMomma has developed some great recipes to liven up the kids lunch boxes just in time for Back To School. All of her recipes include Homebird, Ireland’s only Bord Bia approved range of cooked and ready to serve chicken and turkey. As we all know it is not easy getting your child to […]

5 Ways With A Basic Tomato Sauce

Wed, 16 Aug 2017

Whipping up a batch of our quick and easy homemade tomato sauce will save you hours in the kitchen – one sauce, five dishes! You can freeze this sauce for up to 3 months. Our top tip is freeze in smaller portion sizes, so you do not have to defrost the full amount, you could use […]

Top 5 Tips For Fussy Eaters

Thu, 03 Aug 2017

Terrific tips for fussy eaters! Are you a parent struggling to get your child to eat healthy and nutritious food? We have some simple tips and recipes to help you tackle the tackle fussy eaters in your house 1.Don’t Panic Ok so you have a fussy eater but all is not lost and there are things you can […]

Top Tips To Reduce Food Waste

Wed, 02 Aug 2017

Top Tips To Reduce Food Waste & Save Money: It is reported that a third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. There are a few things you can do to reduce food waste and here are a few tips. If everyone followed suit there would be a vast reduction in food […]

Finn’s World: East, Surf, Sleep, Repeat

Tue, 25 Jul 2017

Finn’s World is a food journey which began when Finn Ní Fhaoláin was diagnosed as a coeliac and became determined to recreate all her favourite dishes – this time without gluten. That difficult road led to a beautiful destination, where Finn has created food that’s not only nutritious, but tastes amazing too! Hailing from the west coast, by […]

5 Ways To Clean With Vinegar

Thu, 06 Jul 2017

You may not be aware but in your cupboard, you have one of the most powerful cleaning agents – Vinegar! It doesn’t contain any nasties like bleach, ammonium or other poisonous cleaning ingredients either. Vinegar does not only flavour your chips but it will clean your house too! It is so versatile and cost-effective. 5 […]

Kitchen Confidential

Tue, 25 Apr 2017

Whether you are a top chef or a busy Mum, the kitchen of most homes gets a daily work out that can leave it in need of a regular upgrade. We caught up with Leandro Godoy, Kitchen’s Manager at IKEA Dublin and pumped him for his top tips for designing a dream kitchen… here’s what […]

How To Make A Simple Buttercream

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

One of the most popular frostings for cakes and cupcakes, this buttercream is quick and easy to whip up, and you can flavour it in almost any way you like.   Ingredients: 225g/8oz unsalted butter, softened 500g/17½oz icing sugar 4 tbsp milk or cream 2 tsp vanilla extract ½ – 1 tsp salt Other flavourings: […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mon, 13 Mar 2017

Not quite sure what to get your Mum this Mother’s day? Fear not as we have done the hard work for you. Our gift guide for Mother’s Day includes unique pieces reasonably priced €5 to €100! For the cookbook fanatic: Does your Mum collect cookbooks like there’s no tomorrow? If so, Recipes from My Mother […]