This week, 13th – 18th October 2014, is Ireland’s first ever National Bread Week. I think it is great to see the humble loaf of bread being honoured in such a way, after all it has been a staple in the Irish diet for years. In recent times bread has been getting a lot of… Continue reading National Bread Week
I love Autumn, for me it signals the start of soup season 🙂 We have copious amounts of soup over the Autumn/Winter months, it’s so versatile, super nutritious and, if you’ve got fussy children, a bowl of blended vegetable soup is perfect, fill them full of vitamins and minerals without them even realising it. Stuck… Continue reading It’s Autumn, it’s Soup Season!
I love gingerbread, actually we all do, even my son Jack, despite his usual distaste for anything other than bland, white food. This recipe is from Tana Ramsay’s book, ‘Family Kitchen’ Ingredients 150g/5oz Butter 1tsp Cinnamon 1tsp Ground Ginger 1tbsp Treacle 3tbsp Golden Syrup 125g/4 ½ oz Soft Dark Sugar 1 dessertspoon Grated Ginger 250ml/9… Continue reading Gingerbread