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Sourdough Bread Masterclass With Patrick Ryan

Sun, 29 Mar 2020

Patrick Ryan (Firehouse Bakery) 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 water Place the flour and water into a clean bowl […]

Masterclass: 100% Rye Sourdough

Sat, 28 Mar 2020

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 […]

Tips To Reduce Germs and Bacteria In Your Home

Wed, 25 Mar 2020

Tips to reduce the number of germs and bacteria in your home By Melanie May Many of germs and bacteria in our home come from us and live in harmony with us. We cannot and shouldn’t rid our home of all germs and bacteria. However, if you want to reduce the number of germs and […]

The Benefits of Bone Broth

Wed, 19 Feb 2020

The Benefits of Bone Broth By Melanie May Bone broths have a long history in cooking and have become quite popular again thanks to health-conscious influencers promoting the benefits of bone broth all over the media. Drinking bone broth is believed to be very beneficial to health and especially good for maintaining a healthy digestive […]

Your Guide On How To Use Your Freezer

Mon, 06 Jan 2020

Your Guide On How To Use Your Freezer. Irrespective of the type of freezer you have the rules of freezing and thawing are the same. We have put together the DO’s and DON’T’s of Freezing Food to help you make the most of your freezer: DO’s: 1. Cool foods that have just been cooked by placing […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers – Over €100

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Written by Melanie May Hey big spender! If you’ve got over €100 to splash on a Christmas gift for the food lover in your life we’ve got some terrific presents in our gift guide. If you are looking for cookbooks, check out our fabulous Irish Cookbook Gift Guide. If your budget is a little tighter, […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers – Under €100

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Written by Melanie May Looking for a fabulous festive gift for the food lover in your life? We’ve got you covered. Our Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers has fabulous food-related presents for €100 or less. We are keeping it local too, showcasing some lovely Irish companies, products and experiences. If you are looking for […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers – Under €50

Wed, 04 Dec 2019

written by Melanie May Trying to stick to a budget this Christmas? Our gift guide should help with that as all of the gorgeous food-related gift ideas cost €50 or less. Oh, and they are all Irish products and companies too. So we are making it east for you to buy Irish this Christmas. If […]

Cookbook Gift Guide Christmas 2019

Thu, 28 Nov 2019

written by Melanie May If you are looking for a Christmas gift for the food lover in your life, a cookbook is a great option, and an Irish cookbook is even better This year, there have been loads of beautiful Irish cookbooks published designed to inspire, encourage and motivate readers to get into the kitchen […]

Top Tips To Reduce Waste At Home

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Top Tips To Reduce Waste At Home Conor Spacey is on a mission to change our broken food system and reduce the carbon footprint of the restaurant industry. There are simple ways to reduce food and packaging waste at home too. Conor has shared his Top Tips: Plan your food for the week – make […]

How To Spatchcock A Chicken

Wed, 29 May 2019

Follow our step by step video on how to spatchcock a chicken. Get the recipe for Piri Piri Spatchcock Chicken here. This dish goes great with hasselback potatoes. To spatchcock the chicken, place it breast side down and with the legs facing towards you. Use clean, strong and sharp kitchen scissors to cut along either […]

Top Tips For Fussy Eaters

Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Top Tips For Fussy Eaters by Jolene Cox (One Yummy Mummy) We all go through picky food days. But when it’s day after day, problems can set in and it can get so frustrating for both parent and child. Picky eating is worrying for the parent and can affect the child’s behaviour, sleep and mood. […]