Tag: Brunch

Ubh Café, Newbridge

Ubh Café, Newbridge

Ubh Café Are we still in Newbridge? When I look outside I see the familiar sight of George’s Street, although the menu in front of me leads me to believe either I’ve been transported elsewhere or somebody is taking a shot to see if our […]

BeaNice Cafe, Carlow Town, Co. Carlow

BeaNice Cafe, Carlow Town, Co. Carlow

BeaNice Cafe It’s a cold Monday morning. It’s my day off but I decide to join Ali for the spin down to Carlow on the promise of a nice breakfast – the best way to get me to go anywhere. We drop Ali’s sets of […]

Summer Beans on Toast

Summer Beans on Toast

The humble broad or fava bean. Forever immortalised by The Silence of the Lambs, it always signifies the beginning of Summer to me. This is a recipe from a couple of years ago but is still my favourite way to serve these legumes. 300g of […]

The Café at Stephen Pearce Pottery, Shanagarry, Co. Cork

The Café at Stephen Pearce Pottery, Shanagarry, Co. Cork

Last weekend Ali and my Mam came to visit me at Ballymaloe Cookery School. It was their first time to visit me here at the school since I started studying in January. Ali had been to the school once before (we came to see JP […]

Review: Bastion Kitchen, Athlone

Review: Bastion Kitchen, Athlone

Bastion Kitchen Athlone, Co. Westmeath A bank holiday Monday morning drive to Galway may not be everybody’s idea of heaven but it became mine after we stopped for brunch in Bastion Kitchen in Athlone. After driving around Athlone for 10 minutes looking for parking I […]