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Butlers Nutty Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Butlers Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Thu, 16 Apr 2020

Butlers Chocolate have shared their amazing Nutty Chocolate Biscuit Cake from their cookbook. This no-bake treat is decadent and moreish! Slices of indulgent chocolate studded with pieces of biscuit, three types of crunchy nuts and bits of soft and chewy marshmallow. Perfect for sharing with friends over a cup of tea. Serves 12-24 (depends if […]

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Wild Foods with April Danann: Kombucha

Thu, 16 Apr 2020

Wild Foods with April Danann: Kombucha Learn how to make kombucha with April Danann. We are looking back at our Wild Food series with April Danann. She has also published an e-book on fermentation which is online .99cents and you can purchase here. While kombucha is usually made from black tea, April has a fantastic […]

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National Banana Day

Wed, 15 Apr 2020

Today is National Banana Day!!! Those who haven’t already ‘gone bananas’ from being cooped up at home for the past number of weeks will have the chance to do it for real, as Ireland marks National Banana Day. Now in its fourth year, the initiative was devised to give support to the national drive to […]

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Irish Food Businesses Adapting

Tue, 14 Apr 2020

Written by Melanie May Many Irish food and drink businesses have pivoted their business approach to mitigate the economic impact of the Coronavirus. This ‘adapt to survive’ approach is providing consumers with some very tasty and creative home eating solutions. Here are just some of the ways that Irish food and drinks businesses have adapted […]

5 Ways To Use Up Leftover Easter Eggs

Mon, 13 Apr 2020

If your house is over-run with Easter eggs, then read on. Here are five of our favourite melt-and-make recipes, ideal for using up leftover Easter Eggs.  

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Patrick Ryan’s Doughnut Masterclass

Sun, 12 Apr 2020

Patrick Ryan’s Doughnut Masterclass Your favourite baker is back! This time Patrick will go through step by step how to make these delicious doughnuts with 3 different fillings. Filled Doughnuts Is it donut or doughnut? Honestly, I don’t think it really matters because I dare you to find me someone who doesn’t love a doughnut. […]

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White Chocolate & Hazelnut Doughnut Filling

Sun, 12 Apr 2020

White Chocolate & Hazelnut Doughnut Filling Patrick Ryan’s white chocolate and hazelnut filling is delicious. Make this the day before it’s needed so that it can set in the fridge overnight before using to fill your delicious doughnuts. Watch his full masterclass here. Ingredients: 300ml fresh cream 3 leaves gelatine 65g white chocolate, finely chopped […]

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Salted Caramel Doughnut Filling

Sun, 12 Apr 2020

Here is Patrick Ryan’s Salted Caramel Doughnut Filling. Watch Patrick’s step by step masterclass here. In order for the salted caramel filling to set fully, it should be made the day before it is required. Ingredients: 2 leaves gelatine 140g caster sugar 50ml water 300ml fresh cream 10g sea salt flakes 4 large egg yolks, […]

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Strawberries & Cream Doughnut Filling

Sun, 12 Apr 2020

Strawberries & Cream Doughnut Filling For Patrick Ryan’s strawberries & cream doughnuts he uses a diplomat cream filling. A diplomat cream involves combining vanilla custard with lightly whipped cream to create a light yet indulgent vanilla cream. Watch Patrick’s Doughnut Masterclass here. For the vanilla custard: 225ml milk 60g sugar, divided 1 vanilla pod 15g […]

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Easter Pavlova Wreath

Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Easter Pavlova Wreath This dessert makes a beautiful centrepiece for Easter. The pretty pastel Pavlova is flavoured with vanilla and has a crunchy shell but a soft and melt-in-the-mouth middle. It’s topped with whipped cream and plenty of chocolate. Perfect for kids and adults, and, it’s naturally gluten free. For the pavlova: 5 large egg […]

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Easter Flourless Chocolate Cake

Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Easter Flourless Chocolate Cake – Sponsored by Kenwood Ireland This is a dense chocolate truffle-like sponge topped with a cloud of whipped cream, chocolate nest and mini chocolate eggs. A chocolate-lovers dream, and, it’s gluten free! Serves 10-12 For the sponge: 350g good quality 70% dark chocolate, roughly chopped 175g unsalted butter 1 tsp instant […]

Patrick Ryan Sourdough Pizza

Patrick Ryan’s No Fuss Sourdough Pizza

Fri, 03 Apr 2020

Patrick Ryan’s No Fuss Sourdough Pizza Patrick Ryan is back with a new recipe video which shows you how to use some of your sourdough starter in a delicious no knead, no fuss sourdough pizza. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to keep up to date with all of chef recipe series. Pizza […]