Baking Hamper Giveaway from Domu

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 | 183 comments

Baking Hamper Giveaway from Domu

Domu are giving one of you the chance to win a fabulous baking hamper just in time for some Christmas baking.

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Win a 6.5l VonShef Slow Cooker from Domu

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 | 156 comments

Win a 6.5l VonShef Slow Cooker from Domu

Domu are giving one of you the chance to win a gorgeous 6.5 litre VonShef slow cooker along with a free recipe book.

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Chorizo, Black-eyed Beans and Butternut Squash Soup

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 | 13 comments

Chorizo, Black-eyed Beans and Butternut Squash Soup

This chorizo, black-eyed beans and butternut squash soup has got everything that you need for a hearty soup, creamy butternut squash balanced by a little tartness from the tomatoes, warming spices from the chorizo, cinnamon and smoky paprika and some protein bulk from the black eyed beans.

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Smoked Mackerel, Broccoli and Plantain Stir-fry – Sierra Leone Flavours

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 | 27 comments

Smoked Mackerel, Broccoli and Plantain Stir-fry – Sierra Leone Flavours

This Sierra Leonean flavours meal is a super easy smoked mackerel, broccoli and plantain stir-fry. The sweet plantain really worked well with the salty smoked mackerel and the broccoli carries both flavours well.

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Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce and Toasted Hazelnuts

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 | 24 comments

Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce and Toasted Hazelnuts

This creamy pumpkin sauce makes a great macaroni and cheese with pasta covered in a pumpkin and cream cheese sauce all topped with crunchy hazelnuts. Left over pumpkin has never tasted so good.

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Mango Matcha Smoothie

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 | 27 comments

Mango Matcha Smoothie

So this matcha mango smoothie is healthy, tastes good and works as a pick me up drink at anytime of the day. Me thinks you should try it.

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Freddy’s Epic Bacon and Chipotle Venison Burgers

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 | 28 comments

Freddy’s Epic Bacon and Chipotle Venison Burgers

What I like about venison is that it very lean and so makes healthier burgers. The addition of the onion and garlic paste and chipotle ketchup give the burger a good flavour, a hint of smokiness and some spice. But even more importantly these add juiciness to the meat.

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The Brasserie Restaurant, Guoman Tower Hotel

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 | 25 comments

The Brasserie Restaurant, Guoman Tower Hotel

It was great seeing my fellow foodies fall in love with the food and the chef at the Brassiere, Guoman Hotel. Me, well I was already hooked from my visit a year ago and it only got better. This time we came along to sample their new summer menu, which focuses on locally sourced, British food.

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Eating Dublin with Fab Food Trails

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 | 20 comments

Eating Dublin with Fab Food Trails

I like food. I like travel. And the foodie in me certainly believes that one of the best ways to experience a city is through its food. So I was excited to find that Fab Food Trails promised to help me explore Dublin via a mixture of fun food tastings, historical and architectural snippets during a leisurely two and half hour stroll around the city.

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15 Min Vegetable Rice Quinoa Salad

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 | 36 comments

15 Min Vegetable Rice Quinoa Salad

I love this ready in 15 min veggie loaded rice and quinoa salad that has got weeknight suppers totally covered. I am talking a gazillion fresh crunchy vegetables (no cooking required) all mixed in with some brown rice and red quinoa (10 mins cooking required) and completed with a tiny splash of tamari soy sauce. Quick healthy goodness in a bowl.

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