Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Again.

by Ailbhe on March 14, 2017

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The life of Saint Patrick’s has been celebrated for over 1500 years. You’d think by now we Irish would be partied out but not a bit it seems. So whether you’re planning a weekend of green celebrations with bacon & cabbage, Irish fried breakfast, soda bread and the works or just a simple fresh salad I’ve got an illustrated recipe for you.

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This time of the year the supermarkets stock the best citrus fruit. We’ve been busy munching on clementines, tangerines and blood oranges. But the short-lived season of Seville Oranges means a short-lived marmalade-making season in the kitchen. Make it now, spread the marmalade love for the rest of the year. Here’s how.

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The Gardening Year 2017

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Stuffed – you, me & cabbages

Sometimes, when you feel well and truly stuffed by life you look for comfort. This is one well-stuffed dish that’ll hug you and make you feel better. At least for a while.

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Happy Christmas: don’t let hate win!

2016 was a rubbish year. Can’t count the number of familiar voices and faces who died and are no longer with us. Brexit. Trump. Syria. Yemen. Need I say more. Depressing really so goodbye 2016, you were really rubbish and I’m not sure your sibling 2017 is looking much better. However now’s not the time […]

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