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Powers Whiskey Pop Up

⭐️NEW⭐️Powers Whiskey Pop-Up

The Powers Whiskey Pop-up shop is tucked away in a luxurious back room of L. Mulligan’s Whiskey shop on Clarendon Street and is open until Christmas Eve. I was a recent guest and am happy to tell you, not only can you buy your favourite bottle of Powers Whiskey, you can also have it engraved for just €15. Continue reading

⭐️NEW⭐️Recipe Rewind: Chocolate & Orange Pudding

Christmas Day is a day for fat pants. Families and friends gather to celebrate the day raising toasts and eating twice their body weight. I know I like to tuck into the full fry for breakfast followed by turkey, ham and all the trimmings for dinner. If that wasn’t enough there is also the usual inhaling of a tin or two of Roses or Celebrations. It’s certainly enough eating and drinking to send you into a food coma for the afternoon. Continue reading

The Smell of That Bread

The Smell Of That Bread

My mum would arrive home from my Nanny’s with a loaf of soda bread wrapped in a candy striped flannel pillow case.  The type everyone’s grandparents seemed to have an endless supply of.  Continue reading

Foraging on Lambay Island - Lambay Castle

Foraging on Lambay Island

Foraging on Lambay Island was a highlight of this year for me.  I have previously  written about it but decided to share the additional piece below. Continue reading

The Skinny Kitchen

Skinny Kitchen – Ibiza

The Skinny Kitchen was a welcome find on a recent trip to Ibiza. The clubbing capital of Europe had me waving my hands in the air like I just didn’t care (I actually didn’t) until all hours of the morning.  Interestingly their tag line is ‘eat clean, rave dirty’, and damn did I rave dirty. After a few days of that my 40-year-old body needed a bit of a break.  Continue reading

The Pig's Ear

The Pig’s Ear

Tucked away behind an unassuming door on Nassau Street you will find The Pig’s Ear. They also have a sister restaurant called Mr. Fox on Parnell Square East.  An experienced team behind the scenes won the restaurant a Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2009 and they have worked hard to retain it.  Chef Stephen McAllister you may already know as a familiar face on The Restaurant TV show. Continue reading

Recipe Rewind – Apple & Cinnamon Muffins

Cinnamon and apple are basically the Cagney and Lacey of muffins

I love cinnamon in baked goods, and apple and cinnamon are a match made in baking heaven.  With that in mind I whipped up a batch of apple and cinnamon muffins.  Here’s what you need to know to make about 12 of your own. Continue reading

Culture Night

Culture Night – Food

Culture Night is a highlight of the year for many people. Thousands of people across the country celebrate an evening of creativity, unique experiences and glimpses behind otherwise closed doors.  This year it returns once again on Friday September 22nd with over 3,000 events taking places.  I was lucky enough to be invited along by Conway Communications and Dublin Bus for a sneak peek preview recently. Continue reading