Yearly Archives: 2018

T’was the day after Christmas..

  And breathe… Another Christmas day over, and thanks to more than a little help from my family and friends,

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Christmas baking (4)

              The truth is that your foodie friend is the easiest person on the

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Getting ahead in November – so that you can enjoy December!


My Mother always said that Christmas would be easy if we didn’t have to eat in the weeks running up to the

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Sunday morning – the song of the early riser..

October 2016 Rowallane ) (14)

Lately I’ve found that I would sleep in every day, if I got the chance. So naturally when it comes to

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Enjoy these Autumn days..

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What a glorious Summer we had in Ireland this year! Day after day of unremitting sunshine and high temperatures.. it

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Blackberry pie, and other stories..

Blackberry and apple pie (4)

In the past couple of days it’s occurred to me that perhaps blackberries are a bit like sweet pea –

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Blackberry time!

Blackberries (7)

I was putting the washing out on the line this afternoon, when a crop of wild blackberries caught my eye. Yes,

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A Sicilian Sunday Lunch :)

20th and 21st May 2018 (23)

My childhood friend has  been married and living in Sicily for well over 30 years.  Their son got married recently, and the Irish

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Local food in season!

Peas and beans (1)

I took a stall at a local Vintage Fair yesterday, so Mr Saturday Night was in charge of getting supplies at St

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Homemade Houmous..

Houmous.. (15)

It was the 1st July, and another glorious day. We took a Sunday morning walk down at Titanic  – that

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