Entertaining & Occasions

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 […]

Indian Cooking At Home: Kurkura Jhinga (Crispy Prawns)

Mon, 11 Jun 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 […]

Top 6 Strawberry Dessert Recipes

Wed, 23 May 2018

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 […]

How to make ice-cream tacos

Wed, 16 May 2018

Did you know you can reshape a waffle cone into a taco shell? Well, you can! And it’s actually quite simple. So round up the kids and have fun making these ice-cream filled sweet tacos with chocolate, nuts or sprinkles. Ingredients: 4 waffle cones 500g container ice-cream of choice (we used raspberry ripple) “Crackin” hard […]

Raspberry & Vanilla Clafoutis

Wed, 09 May 2018

Catherine Fulvio has teamed up with Whirlpool to create a collection of recipes capturing flavours from around the world. Check out her delicious French Raspberry & Vanilla Clafoutis recipe. This classic French dessert is quite simple to prepare and fruits can be swapped depending on the season. Ingredients: 200g raspberries 3 eggs 2 yolks only ½ […]

How To Make Scones Masterclass

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

We have teamed up with the ‘King of Bread’ Patrick Ryan, Firehouse Bakery, for a new recipe series. Patrick will be showcasing how to make different doughs and new bread recipes. So moving slightly away from bread Patrick shows us how to perfect the humble scone. He has put his own twist on these ones […]

Irish Strawberry Cream Sponge

Fri, 30 Mar 2018

Keelings Irish Strawberry Cream Sponge Are you looking for the ultimate showstopper? Then you need to try Keelings Irish Strawberry Cream Sponge. It is a simple recipe but looks spectacular. Ingredients: For the sponge 225g butter, softened 225g caster sugar 4 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract 225g self-raising flour For the filling 600ml double cream […]

Your Easy To Prepare Easter Feast

Wed, 28 Mar 2018

Show off your cooking skills without stressing out with our super easy to prepare an Easter feast for six people. This feast is ideal  for entertaining, because the whole menu tastes best at room temperature.   Easter Menu Shredded Slow Roasted Lamb or Vegetable Tagine Served with: Smoked Paprika Quick Flatbreads Chunky Roast Vegetables With Feta Moroccan […]

12 Easter Recipes For Family Entertaining

Tue, 27 Mar 2018

Here at I Love Cooking, Easter weekend means family, and with that comes a LOT of eating. We prefer our weekend celebrations to be relaxed affairs, with food that can be shared and enjoyed warm or cold – at whatever time of the day we choose to eat it. Load up on some of our […]

Chocolate Berry Tart

Mon, 26 Mar 2018

Chocolate Berry Tart This dessert makes a beautiful centrepiece for any celebration. It is no-bake and very simple to make and it is decadent enough to serve between 12 – 16 people. The pistachio nuts can be replaced with fresh mint leaves or you could even add a few chocolate truffles or mini chocolate Easter […]