Meat Dishes

Striploin Steaks with Hogao Sauce

Striploin Steaks with Hogao Sauce

Hereford Prime Striploin Steaks with Hogao Sauce The latest in a string of collaborations with Best of Beef – Certified Irish Hereford Prime Beef is one of my favourites. I love a striploin steak – it’s tender and well flavoured thanks to the line of […]

Merguez and Chickpea Stew

Merguez and Chickpea Stew

Merguez and Chickpea Stew It was around this time last year that I started working on a recipe for Harira Soup. There is something about the cold post-Christmas air that brings out the need for warming North African flavours. This year, after my weekly trip […]

Braised Featherblade of Hereford Beef

Braised Featherblade of Hereford Beef

Braised Featherblade of Hereford Beef I recently teamed up with Irish Hereford Prime, a farmer run organisation dedicated to producing the highest quality certified Hereford Beef. Towards the end of last year, I developed my first recipe for them – a beautiful Roast Rib of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pork Chops

Pork Chops

Pork Chops “It’s all about the ingredients.” It was drilled into us every minute of everyday over twelve weeks at Ballymaloe Cookery School. Kitchen skill and trickery mean nothing if the raw ingredients are of inferior quality. In my mind it’s where Ireland and the […]

Pork Fillet with Middle Eastern Spices

Pork Fillet with Middle Eastern Spices

Pork Fillet with Middle Eastern Spices “What am I going to do with all this food?!” It’s never a nice moment when you realise that your freezer has iced over. I noticed it a few nights ago. Someone had obviously left the door slightly ajar […]

El Chivito

El Chivito

El Chivito There is something about writing the heading for a recipe in its native language. It adds an air of mystery, wonder and even credibility. It draws you in. You may not even be reading this if I simply wrote: Steak Sandwich with Ham, […]