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The Kinneagh Kitchen Christmas

The Kinneagh Kitchen Christmas

The Kinneagh Kitchen Christmas Christmas, my favourite time of year. I love it all – the build up, the presents, the music, the lights, the family time and of course, the food. Christmas dinner is a real celebration – a time to go all out […]

Christmas Roast Turkey

Christmas Roast Turkey

Christmas Roast Turkey The centrepiece of Christmas tables up and down the country – the turkey is a much loved but also much maligned Christmas tradition. For every person I know who loves it, I know one who despises it and quite a few have […]

Roast Rib of Hereford Beef

Roast Rib of Hereford Beef

Roast Rib of Hereford Beef I recently teamed up with Irish Hereford Prime, a farmer run organisation dedicated to producing the highest quality certified Hereford Beef. I was asked to develop a recipe for a beautiful standing rib of beef. I had never cooked a […]

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 […]

Small Plates at Ubh, Newbridge

Small Plates at Ubh, Newbridge

Small Plates at Ubh It’s a miserable September evening in Newbridge. A light, hazy rain has been falling all day but I’ve been looking forward to the evening. Ubh has had a few tapas/small plates nights at this stage but I’ve never been able to […]

Review: The County Fair, Tallaght

Review: The County Fair, Tallaght

The County Fare “Where is this place?” I’m thinking aloud. I’m on my own in the car with Google Maps insisting that I turn right into what looks like a small industrial estate. I don’t know Tallaght so I assume that my app has lost […]