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 […]

My Favourite Books: Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy

My Favourite Books: Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy

The Two Greedy Italians are the lovable, larger than life Antonio Carluccio and the lively and loud Neopolitan Gennaro Contaldo. This is the second book based on their BBC television series of the same name which is well worth watching if you can find the […]

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 […]

Blogroll Week 2 – Feeding Time with The Boozey Swine

Blogroll Week 2 – Feeding Time with The Boozey Swine

It’s the second installment of my blogroll and this time it’s local legend The Boozey Swine. From what I can see food blogs tend to fall into 3 categories. First there’s the reviewers (see last week’s post), there’s recipe junkies and there’s the health freaks. I like […]