Make-Ahead Dinners

Wed, 22 May 2019

Spending a few hours in the kitchen on a weekend can prove endlessly helpful during the working week; especially if you plan a few weeks ahead of time. The key to make-ahead dinners is to choose flavours that get better as they develop. Think soups, stews, casseroles. Think marinating meat in freezer bags. Think freezing […]

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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 […]

Tagliatelle all’Amatriciana with Giuseppe Crupi

Thu, 04 Apr 2019

Tagliatelle all’Amatriciana with Giuseppe Crupi Giuseppe’s back with another Italian classic! Amatriciana is definitely a delicious less-is-more kinda sauce which is traditionally served with bucatini pasta, but we had some lovely Giuseppe-made tagliatelle ready and waiting to be cooked & enjoyed! You can learn how to make your own pasta with Giuseppe’s Pasta Masterclass over […]

3 Mother’s Day Meal Ideas, Sorted

Wed, 27 Mar 2019

Whether you’re cooking up a three course lunch, or treating your Mum to breakfast in bed, we’ve got the Mother’s Day meal ideas you need to make this one the most special yet. The Fancy Three Course Lunch Start With Chilli Crab Salad With Smoked Salmon Pea & Mint Soup Prawns With Chilli, Lemon & […]


Dubliner Cheese Taco Fries

Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Dubliner Lighter Cheese Taco Fries Ditch the take away for a healthier alternative to taco fries. Same great taste with 33% less fat and that’s not all here are some more facts about Dubliner Lighter: Made with semi skimmed milk – no added sugar! A great source of protein – 40g contains 11.2g of protein […]

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Traditional Irish Cooking With Brian McDermott

Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Award winning chef Brian McDermott, has released his new cookbook Traditional Irish Cooking For Today.From Mammy’s Irish stew to coddle, from boxty to Atlantic fish pie, from shortbread to scones, this book will bring you the many tastes of Ireland and a warm sense of home. Brian McDermott’s cooking is influenced and inspired by Irish […]

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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 […]

Italian Pasta Masterclass with Giuseppe Crupi

Tue, 26 Feb 2019

Italian Pasta Masterclass with Giuseppe Crupi Join us for our exciting new Chef Recipe Series featuring Pinocchio Cookery School’s Director Giuseppe Crupi. In this series of  Italian pasta masterclasses, Giuseppe will showcase various different ways on how to make pasta from scratch along with some great pasta dishes. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube […]

Dubliner Cheese Courgette Fritters

Fri, 22 Feb 2019

Dubliner Courgette Fritters These little fritters make a great lunch or snack. They taste great hot or cold. Kids will love them and this is a great recipe to get them involved with. Makes 9 – 12 fritters (depending on size) Ingredients: 2 Courgettes, grated 85g flour 3 spring onions, finely sliced 2 eggs 100g […]


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. […]

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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 […]