Roast Duck with Potato and Fennel Stuffing

Roast Duck with Potato and Fennel Stuffing I’m chatting on the phone on a dreary January day; the signal is so bad in my house that hail, rain or shine I’m forced outside to take a call. “I do the free-range ducks now too”. I’d been onto Billy at Feighcullen Farm to supply me with free range chickens for the deli and although I wasn’t … Continue reading Roast Duck with Potato and Fennel Stuffing

Ubh Café, Newbridge

Ubh Café Are we still in Newbridge? When I look outside I see the familiar sight of George’s Street, although the menu in front of me leads me to believe either I’ve been transported elsewhere or somebody is taking a shot to see if our notoriously food-conservative town is ready for something different. Is Newbridge becoming a bit of a foodie haven? Recent openings seem … Continue reading Ubh Café, Newbridge

Ard Bia At Nimmos, Galway City

Ard Bia at Nimmos The fog has descended upon Galway City’s medieval streets. It’s quiet, mystical and even a little romantic. As we walk through the famous Spanish Arch, it’s like something out of an old black and white film – A concrete arch, a misty sky and the ocean whispering in the background. We head upstairs and are greeted by a warm and atmospheric … Continue reading Ard Bia At Nimmos, Galway City