Month: February 2015

Langoustine with  Jamon Iberico, Garlic and Tomato

Langoustine with Jamon Iberico, Garlic and Tomato

Langoustine with Jamon Iberico, Garlic and Tomato Last week I joined my brother, father and mother for our annual city break. After a great trip to beautiful Rome last year we decided to give the Catalan capital a try this time. Barcelona was stunning; the […]

Review: Harrigans, Newbridge

Review: Harrigans, Newbridge

Harrigans Newbridge, Co. Kildare On Valentine’s night, Ali and myself along with our friends Ana and Padraig went for a meal in Harrigans. It is located on the main street of Newbridge, opposite the Riverbank Arts Centre and consists of a pub to the front […]

Pasta with Kale and Potato

Pasta with Kale and Potato

Pasta with Kale and Potato I have recently been going through my vast selection of cookery books picking out recipes in order to increase my knowledge and expand my palate. I have found myself strangely attracted to vegetarian recipes which, for a die hard carnivore […]

Review: The Cloister, Ennis

Review: The Cloister, Ennis

The Cloister Ennis, Co. Clare The Cloister is a beautiful restaurant which lies within the Ennis Friary Cloistral buildings. The buildings and courtyard date back to medieval times and provide the perfect backdrop to a romantic dinner. During our recent weekend in Ennis, Ali and […]