Meat Dishes

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, […]

Croquetas de Jamon with Garlic and Smoked Paprika Mayo

Croquetas de Jamon with Garlic and Smoked Paprika Mayo

Croquetas de Jamon I’ve always loved croquetas. Whenever I go for tapas they are always the first item I order. Along with patatas bravas, they epitomise the tapas experience – bite sized, flavourful and perfect with a beer. Despite being a big fan of the […]

Harira Soup

Harira Soup

Harira Soup February, the beginning of Spring. The Sun is just starting to make inroads into our lives again as the frost vanishes, not to be seen for another 9 months. Who am I kidding? My phone is telling me that it’s -2 degrees outside […]