Wexford Cheddar celebrate 60 Years #BetterWithCheddar

There are many things synonymous with Wexford. Rissoles, the Quay, Rosslare, ‘Howya Hun’ and the Creamery. The Creamery is almost like a landmark in its own right.  The place used for many giving directions, telling a tale of something that occurred ‘near the Creamery’ and visible from many vantage points. It’s a big year for Wexford Creamery this year. They …

Continue Reading

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes, or Garlic Potatoes as they are often referred to, are a real treat aren’t they? I have to be honest, I  don’t follow a recipe as such for Dauphinoise Potatoes, here’s a quick step by step to how I make them. You will need: Potatoes Garlic Cream Grated Cheese of choice Then: Firstly I preheat the oven to …

Continue Reading

Cheese & Chive Soda Bread

Firstly, the photo of this bread is a bit crap. I hadn’t intended blogging it; however quite a few people asked me about it so here it is. I made this to go with soup, it was delicious. I make a slow roasted tomato soup from time to time as well; this will accompany that too, a perfect pair I …

Continue Reading

Pizza with PaulO

Pizza features on our menu once or twice a month. The children love them and it’s a great way to get them involved with dinner preparation. More often than not, I use my trusty soda bread recipe as the base for our pizza’s and other times, when I have the time I prepare what the kids call ‘normal’ pizza bases. …

Continue Reading

Rhubarb Chutney

My brother in law very kindly gave us a lovely selection of his home grown produce today that included a lovely bunch of rhubarb. Having a lovely piece of ham boiling away on the hob for salads, I decided to make a Rhubarb Chutney instead of the usual tart or crumble. The recipe I used is adapted from Nigella Lawson’s …

Continue Reading