Top Tips

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 […]

Masterclass: 100% Rye Sourdough

Mon, 10 Sep 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. In this masterclass Patrick will be making a 100% rye sourdough. Rye is a lovely flour to work with and it tends to make a […]

Sourdough Bread Masterclass With Patrick Ryan

Mon, 03 Sep 2018

In the second part of our two part bread masterclass with Patrick Ryan (Firehouse Bakery), he will showcase how to make a a traditional sourdough bread including how to make the starter. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch all of our recipe videos. Giving life to your very own sourdough starter Day 1 50g wholemeal flour 50g […]

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 […]

Christmas Gift Guide: 12 Foodie Gifts

Thu, 07 Dec 2017

Christmas Gift Guide: 12 Foodie Gifts Gifts that every foodie will enjoy, from the extravagant to the stocking fillers we want to find on Christmas Day. Cheese Knife Set (€6) @ Flying Tiger   Architectural Egg Cup (€20) @ Designist Slate Heart Cheese Board Gift Set (€48) @ Slated.ie   Linen Apron (€19.99) @ Chef Adrian […]

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 […]

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 […]