Tag: Italian

Torta della Nonna

Torta della Nonna

Torta della Nonna Grandmother’s Tart. “There is no recipe, we just make it!” came the response from an enthusiastic restaurant owner after our first meal in Florence a few years ago. I had requested the recipe for a very close relation, some may even say […]

Tiramisu Veloce

Tiramisu Veloce

Quick Tiramisu “Would you like some of the local liqueur with your Tiramisu?” I don’t need to be asked twice. There’s a thunderstorm raging away outside and I’ll take any amount of liqueur, local or not, to take my mind off it. Five minutes later, […]

Pop-Up Restaurant at Johnson’s, Newbridge

Pop-Up Restaurant at Johnson’s, Newbridge

The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up at Johnson’s Last Wednesday, the 14th of November I held my second pop-up in as many months. This would be the biggest one yet with 54 sitting for a three course meal in the homely surrounds of Johnson’s on the main […]

Pollo Agrodolce

Pollo Agrodolce

Sweet and Sour Chicken   The term “sweet and sour” brings forward all kinds of unhelpful connotations. The majority of people will automatically assume that you mean the sticky, sickly sweet Chinese takeaway version that seemed to be everybody’s favourite Friday night treat ten years […]

Pop-Up Restaurant at Ubh – A Summary

Pop-Up Restaurant at Ubh – A Summary

The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up at Ubh Last Tuesday I took over Ubh Café on George’s Street in Newbridge for The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up Italian. I had gotten out of the habit of doing pop-ups but enjoyed my August one at Firmount House so much that […]

An Pláta Beag

An Pláta Beag

An Pláta Beag “Life without Tapas, is like a heart without love.” – B.K.S. Iyengar Small, sharing plates of food are nothing new. Tapas are thought to date back to the 13th Century in Spain while Meze can be traced right back to Ancient Persia. […]

Review: Etto, Merrion Row, Dublin 2

Review: Etto, Merrion Row, Dublin 2

Etto We’ve decided to head to the big smoke for the day. After the best part of a week lazing about and stuffing ourselves with all sorts of goodies, the time has come for even just the tiniest bit of exercise. Initially the plan is […]

Porchetta

Porchetta

Porchetta There is palpable tension in the air. As Shane munches away on his box of Ritz, two Lazio fans are becoming irate just a couple of rows behind us in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico. Torino are leading by three goals to two and, from what […]

Tomato and Sea Salt Focaccia

Tomato and Sea Salt Focaccia

Tomato and Sea Salt Focaccia It’s hot, unbearably so and we’re walking through the wild medieval style streets of Bari’s old town. It’s a tough place to get your bearings. Even at just one square km, its narrow winding streets mean that google maps has […]

Spaghetti with Crab

Spaghetti with Crab

Spaghetti with Crab It can be a daunting task. Taking a living creature, dispatching killing it in your preferred manor and cooking it. That is before breaking through it’s tough exterior, removing the “dead man’s fingers” and scooping out as much flesh as you can […]