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Newbridge Cottage Market

Newbridge Cottage Market

Newbridge Cottage Market Town Hall, Saturday 3rd of June @ 10am There have been many attempts to set up markets in Newbridge over the past few years. George’s St. was home to a weekly food market for just a couple of months after the Newbridge […]

Goodbye to 2016

Goodbye to 2016

2016 was an interesting year for me, to say the least. It was a year of extreme ups and downs, a year of new experiences, a year of intense learning and meeting new people and in tandem, a year of struggling to adjust to a […]

Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016

Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016

“First is the worst, second is the best, third is the one with the hairy chest…!” Last Thursday, I followed my usual evening routine. I go to bed around 7.45 pm, read for awhile (I’m reading Rick Stein’s autobiography at the moment) and try to […]

Food Junkie Wood-Fired Pizza

Food Junkie Wood-Fired Pizza

The holy grail – the perfect wood-fired pizza. Wood-fired pizzas have gained unprecedented popularity in recent years. A new pizza place seems to open in Dublin city centre almost weekly and people are flocking to them. Outside of the city, it’s much more difficult to […]

The Kinneagh Kitchen’s Pop-Up Italian Restaurant – A Summary

The Kinneagh Kitchen’s Pop-Up Italian Restaurant – A Summary

Last Friday, the 12th of August, I held The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up Italian Restaurant at Chat n’ Chew in Newbridge. To my surprise and delight, the eventΒ sold out the day before and we served 50Β happy customers a four course meal (five if you count the […]

The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up Italian Restaurant

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 […]

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, […]

Bluebells & Buskers at Killinthomas Wood

Bluebells & Buskers at Killinthomas Wood

Over the May Bank Holiday, Ali and I headed to Killinthomas Wood, a 200 acre forest just outside of Rathangan. Killinthomas is one of our favourite places to spend an afternoon, there is approx. 10 km of walks that you can choose to follow and […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School – 12 Week Certificate Course Advice, Tips & Tricks

Ballymaloe Cookery School – 12 Week Certificate Course Advice, Tips & Tricks

It’s been just over a month since I returned from my 12 week stint at Ballymaloe Cookery School. It was an amazing experience but it has proved more difficult than I thought to re-adjust to reality, now that I’m home. This is my 10 step […]

Florence & Bologna – April 2016

Florence & Bologna – April 2016

I’ve always felt a certain affinity to Italy. I’m not sure why or how this connection started, we never travelled there on holidays or have any Italian blood in the family. Despite this, I switched my football allegiance from Man Utd to Juventus before my […]