I have a very early childhood memory that features my Nana standing in her kitchen, drying her hands and hanging the towel on the rail of the solid fuel cooker and saying, ‘Now we’re ready to go’ I asked her where we were going and she replied, ‘Ballycross, to get the apples’. That’s quite a… Continue reading Ballycross Apple Farm
I’m not a huge fan of Halloween but my children love it and see it as a great chance to decorate, dress up and eat shite sweets. I do however love Autumn and the whole atmosphere that comes with it, so with that in mind, I do get on board with the children and encourage… Continue reading Autumn Decor
Pumpkins are synonymous with Halloween as we carve a myriad of faces into them, light them up and celebrate our artistic abilities. They are also a super nutritious vegetable, packed full of antioxidants and essential minerals; and incredibly kind to waistlines!! This is a delightful Autumnal recipe. I only started baking with pumpkin last year, how silly of me, I would… Continue reading Almond Pumpkin Cakes
The supermarkets are awash with pumpkins as Halloween is fast approaching. Believe it or not, I have never cooked a pumpkin, we’ve carved many and had them sit upon our doorstep, but I’ve never cooked anything with one, so I have decided to rectify this. I couldn’t decided on something sweet or savoury to start… Continue reading The Pumpkin Virgin!