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Lidl Organic Prosecco

Organic Prosecco

Organic Prosecco doesn’t mean more expensive or lacking in flavour, taste and character. Lidl have some Organic Prosecco hitting shops December 27th just in time for that New Years Eve clink of glasses. Continue reading

Powers Whiskey Pop Up

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

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

Lambay Island

Foraging Retreat Lambay Island

I grew up in Rush so Lambay Island was right in front of my eyes my entire childhood. At one point during an obsessive Famous Five phase I was convinced Lambay was in fact Kirrin Island.  I was devastated to find out the truth.  I would never row a little boat to the island, discover treasure, drink lashings of ginger beer and foil a plan by some ruthless thieves to steal the aforementioned treasure. Continue reading