Beetroot and Broccoli Curry

I was at Reggie's Veggies stall today in Tubbercurry and he has a great range of fruit and vegetables so I decided to experiment with some that I bought and I made this curry. Here's the recipe in case you'd like to try it yourself. If you don't have all the ingredients just use whatever... Continue Reading →

All about that cake!

Yesterday I went along to Galway to visit the Galway Bake Fest. It was a long bus journey from Sligo to Galway and I got the early bus so I would be a Leisureland for 10am when the festival opened, it was a bit late opening though so if I go again next year I'll... Continue Reading →

Cooking and Budgeting Course

I started a new course last week. It's a Cooking and Budgeting course. Naively I thought it was going to be cooking on a budget but it's not. There are two parts of it; the first part is cooking and the second part budgeting. As the first class fell on Shrove Tuesday we made pancakes.... Continue Reading →

Thank you Dr. Oetker!

I won a competition on twitter last week for a Dr. Oetker baking hamper. It arrived today and it's fantastic! Loads of goodies in it. Rocket-dog was very impressed as well. We decided to make cakes right away to try out all the lovely products! Here's the recipe we used: 175g butter 175g caster sugar... Continue Reading →

Donal Skehan – Comes to Sligo

Donal Skehan is a 25 year-old home cook, food-writer and Television presenter who has written three cookbooks.  Donal has presented two 14 part, prime time Irish television cookery programs which have been sold to the UK, France and Brazil. Donal’s ethos on cooking is that all his recipes should be accessible, inspiring and encouraging for... Continue Reading →

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