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The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up Italian Restaurant

This summer, on Friday the 12th of August, I will host a Pop-Up Italian Restaurant at the Chat n’ Chew, Newbridge. It’s something I’ve been thinking about doing for a while and with the first two weeks of August off work, I can give it my full and undivided attention. The menu will consist of some of my favourites from Italy and I’m really excited … Continue reading The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up Italian Restaurant

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Burtown House & Gardens, Athy, Co. Kildare

Burtown House There are few idioms I like less than ”hidden gem.” Adjectives like “bespoke” and “artisan” provoke a similar irate feeling in me, countless chain food companies advertising their “artisan sandwiches” and “bespoke coffee” – but the term “hidden gem” really gets me riled. How can you define something in this way when it’s in the middle of Dublin City and full to capacity … Continue reading Burtown House & Gardens, Athy, Co. Kildare

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Football Food – Part 1

The Euros are here at last! I love football, absolutely love it. I usually prefer club football, but there is something about an international tournament that builds the excitement to the extreme. The Euros may be seen as the poorer cousin of the World Cup but they are riveting none the less and with our green army on the front lines, there’s plenty of Irish … Continue reading Football Food – Part 1

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Chicken Stuffed with Dates and Bourbon

I draw inspiration for my cooking from┬álots of places. I have a mountain of cook books that I flick through most evenings with a glass of vino (purely to help the creative juices, of course) writing notes, ideas and potential combinations for dishes in my notebook. I’d love to say that the idea for this dish came from one such session but unfortunately I would … Continue reading Chicken Stuffed with Dates and Bourbon