Cooking Archive

  • A basic fail safe recipe for pancakes - what you put in them is totally up to you but the classics are the best!

    Classic pancakes

    A basic fail safe recipe for pancakes - what you put in them is totally up to you but the classics are the best!

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  • A few unusual, healthy and exciting alternatives for Pancake Tuesday or any day!!

    Prettified Pancakes

    A few unusual, healthy and exciting alternatives for Pancake Tuesday or any day!!

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  • A recipe for making a bit of an impression.

    Red Velvet Cupcakes

    A recipe for making a bit of an impression.

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  • This is a guest blog by Dietitian, Niamh O'Connor telling the truth about dieting and diet foods and explaining it as it really is!

    It’s not Rocket Science!

    This is a guest blog by Dietitian, Niamh O'Connor telling the truth about dieting and diet foods and explaining it as it really is!

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  • One of my favourite food memories is of cooking with my Nan as a child. She loves to bake and every Saturday our kitchen was filled with the smells of...

    Chantelle and her Nan

    One of my favourite food memories is of cooking with my Nan as a child. She loves to bake and every Saturday our kitchen was filled with the smells of...

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  • This is a tweaking of my Mams traditional recipe.  It works really well but be warned it may disappear before Christmas day!  Be prepared!

    Mustard and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

    This is a tweaking of my Mams traditional recipe. It works really well but be warned it may disappear before Christmas day! Be prepared!

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  • Mince Pie recipe that is just truly gorgeous!  Has to be tried to be appreciated!  Get cooking!

    Luxurious Mince Pies

    Mince Pie recipe that is just truly gorgeous! Has to be tried to be appreciated! Get cooking!

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  • This is a great fun Christmas project to do with kids leading up to Christmas.  Its fun eating it too!

    Gingerbread Christmas Tree

    This is a great fun Christmas project to do with kids leading up to Christmas. Its fun eating it too!

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  • The latest incarnation of my own roasted tomato and garlic soup.  Very much comfort food for a cold and rainy afternoon.  Nothing beats it.

    Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

    The latest incarnation of my own roasted tomato and garlic soup. Very much comfort food for a cold and rainy afternoon. Nothing beats it.

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  • This recipe is for a salad that is packed full of flavour.  Tingly lips are the order of the day.  Always a favourite in our house.  Fresh clean and crisp but packs a punch!

    Warm Zingy Thai Beef Salad

    This recipe is for a salad that is packed full of flavour. Tingly lips are the order of the day. Always a favourite in our house. Fresh clean and crisp but packs a punch!

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