Vegetarian Moussaka

Another very easy recipe and a great way to get your five a day. You can really use any vegetables that you happen to have in the house, I’ve used Lidl frozen stir fry before and it works just as well but for this one I used: One aubergine 50g chopped white onion 50g sliced […]

Eala Bhan 8 Course Tasting Menu

Occasionally I get invited to things and I’m always very grateful when I am. Being invited to try the 8 course tasting menu at Eala Bhan Restaurant, was up there with one of the best food experiences I’ve ever had. Eala Bhan means white swan in Irish, very apt considering the restaurant is located overlooking […]

Laurel Cottage, Mayo

When I was at the Slow Food Mayo event I met a lovely lady called Brenda. As we were both there on our own we got chatting and Brenda told me all about her lovely cottage and invited me to call over. Laurel Cottage is in beautiful County Mayo. Although it’s very close to Ireland […]

A Slow Sunday at Belleek Castle

Slow adventure is the new thing these days and when it involves food it’s even better. Basically it’s about taking your time, meeting like-minded people and enjoying your surroundings and this sounded like just what I needed. So when I saw the Slow Food Mayo event at Belleek Castle in Ballina, Co. Mayo I had […]

Rockin’ Food Festival Goes Green for 2019

The Rockin’ Food Festival, running Friday 2nd to Monday 5th August 2019, is thrilled to launch their “Rockin’ Green” campaign. This International Food Festival is taking giant steps toward sustainability by swapping out single use plastics, introducing waste management stations, hosting fun and educational events and encouraging food vendors and festival goers to get involved. The […]

Two Leitrim pubs you should know about

I know there are many fantastic pubs all over Ireland but I visited these two recently and I think if you are visiting Leitrim these would be well worth a visit. I’m always on the look out for unusual places and if they serve great food it’s a bonus. First up The Oarsman in Carrick-on-Shannon. […]