Entertaining & Occasions

How to make pavlova

Sat, 24 Aug 2019

A traditional Pavlova has a lovely tall meringue base that’s crunchy on the outside, but soft and fluffy on the inside. It is then loaded with whipped cream and a fruit which is slightly tart, so we’ve topped ours with beautiful blushing red summer strawberries. We’ve included plenty of tips and tricks in the method […]

Top 6 Strawberry Dessert Recipes

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

We absolutely love strawberries especially as they are in season. They are juicy and sweet and make scrumptious Summer desserts, here are our top 6 strawberry dessert recipes: 6. Strawberry Millefeuille Strawberry Millefeuille 5. Eton Mess  4. Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Chocolate Dipped Strawberries 3. Strawberry White Chocolate Cheesecake. This no-bake cheesecake is a fantastic summer dessert. A […]

Rainbow Cake

Sun, 14 Apr 2019

Rainbow Layer Cake Delicious vanilla cake layers coloured in lovely pastel shades, then finished off with a lovely vanilla buttercream and a chocolate drizzle. This cake is a beautiful centrepiece for your Easter table! For the sponge: 9 egg whites, room temp 375ml milk, room temp 1 tbsp vanilla extract 410g plain flour, sifted 450g […]

Hot Cross Buns Masterclass

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

Hot Cross Buns Masterclass With Patrick Ryan Hot cross buns are synonymous with Easter, you will find them everywhere through March and April, but if you ask me, hot cross buns are something that can be enjoyed all year round. Warm from the oven, toasted and smothered with butter, or simply enjoyed with a cup […]

Top 3 Healthy Pancake Toppings

Sun, 03 Mar 2019

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 […]

How To Shuck An Oyster

Fri, 08 Feb 2019

How to shuck oysters with Niall Sabongi – Klaw, Temple Bar, Dublin. Fancy treating that special someone to a delightful treat this Valentine’s Day? Here is Niall’s step by step guide to shucking oysters along with 3 simple yet mind blowing recipes What You’ll Need: Oysters Oyster knife Damp tea towel or stainless steel glove […]

PinKids® Apple Shortbread Cookies

Thu, 20 Dec 2018

PinKids® Apple Shortbread Cookies For the shortbread: 290g Unsalted Butter, very soft 200g Caster Sugar 2 Egg Yolks 1 tsp Salt 400g Plain Flour For the filling: 5 PinKids® Apples 50g Caster Sugar ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon ¼ tsp Ground Nutmeg To Finish Powdered Sugar Method: Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan assisted/gas 4. Line the […]

Christmas 2018 Recipe Guide

Fri, 23 Nov 2018

Download for FREE here As a little thank you to all of our readers we have put together a FREE Christmas 2018 Recipe Guide. It is packed full of delicious recipes including dishes from Patrick Ryan, Niall Sabongi, Ciara Fennessy, Lynda Booth, Maryanne Dalton, Michelle Hunt, Karaina Cermelj and Mandy Mortimer. We have some great […]

How To Make Christmas Fruitcake

Tue, 20 Nov 2018

Christmas Fruitcake This fruitcake recipe is perfect in every way. It’s packed full of flavour, and, you don’t need an electric mixer to make it. We recommend baking it at least six weeks in advance, feeding it with a bit of brandy every two weeks, so that the flavours develop. So, if you’re planning your […]

How to Carve a Pumpkin

Fri, 12 Oct 2018

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 […]

How To Make A Pumpkin Cake

Thu, 11 Oct 2018

How to make a Halloween Pumpkin Cake Halloween is all about tricks or treats, but this cake is both trick and treat! This fun cake contains a trick, when you cut out a slice, a tasty treat is revealed because hidden inside is a stash of sweets. This cake does require a bit of time […]

Indian Cooking At Home: Murg Makhani (Butter Chicken)

Tue, 03 Jul 2018

Indian Cooking At Home with Sunil Ghai Are you ready to learn how to make easy, delicious Indian dishes worthy of any top notch Indian restaurant? Then don’t miss this fabulous new chef recipe series brought to you by I Love Cooking in association with Award Winning Chef Sunil Ghai one Ireland’s most talented Indian Chefs. We […]