As I write up the recipe for my forthcoming visit with the children in our local Kickstart, it dawned on me I hadn’t shared what we did for our traditional Irish recipe before the St Patrick’s Day/Easter break. Well, it didn’t go quite to plan…..a rather painful dental appointment meant I couldn’t actually go in… Continue reading Bread for Kickstart
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… Continue reading Cheese & Chive Soda Bread
Ok, so porridge bread is no big secret, it’s everywhere. It is super easy and super healthy, so why wouldn’t it be? In my opinion, porridge oats really are a super food. They’re low in fat, low gi (which is brilliant for somebody like me who needs to concentrate on low gi foods), they release energy… Continue reading Porridge Bread
Uncle Jim isn’t my Uncle Jim, he is actually Uncle Jim of the McGargle family brewers (www.ryeriverbrewingco.com). I had picked up one of their sampler packs recently and when we opened the bottle of Uncle Jim’s stout I thought it would be lovely in a loaf of bread, it smelled so good. I couldn’t describe… Continue reading Uncle Jim’s Brown Bread
Sometimes, particularly when we are picking our battles wisely, we have to admit defeat and accept that our children will just not do what we want them too……in this instance I’m talking about them not eating a wide variety of vegetables….it just isn’t happening. Harry in fairness is pretty good, the rest…oh the rest…’tis like… Continue reading Hidden Veg, A Mama’s Secret!