Month: June 2016

Mimosa Bar de Tapas, Co. Carlow

Mimosa Bar de Tapas, Co. Carlow

Mimosa Bar de Tapas We find ourselves in Carlow quite a lot these days. Ali works with Music Generation Carlow and the Carlow College of Music, so she can be on the road there 5, 6 times a week delivering music classes. Sometimes I drive […]

Football Food – Part 1

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 […]

Bloom in the Park –  2016

Bloom in the Park – 2016

I’m not a gardener and as such, I’ve never really had an interest in attending Bloom. That was until recent reports that it’s now as much about the food as it is a gardening festival. I was intrigued. Securing a media pass helped my cause, […]

Chicken Stuffed with Dates and Bourbon

Chicken Stuffed with Dates and Bourbon

I draw inspiration for my cooking from lots 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 […]