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Sunday Evening Cooking

Weekends, as I’ve mentioned before, are a great time to do a bit of extra cooking. Instead of having a quick, rushed breakfast it’s possible to take the extra time to prepare something a little bit more elaborate and time-consuming. Sunday evening can also be a good time to prepare a tasty dinner as well […]

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omelette prep

Bank Holiday Monday Brunch Cooking

Today is a holiday in Ireland, so most of us weren’t working. A day like today is like an extended weekend, so I was able to to spend a little more time in bed and also to make a more elaborate breakfast than I would do on a “normal” day. Last night I’d cooked a […]

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Grilling Vegetables

Simple, healthy and so so tasty.. Grilled vegetables. This evening I did a red pepper, a few mushrooms and an onion. Grilling them on the George Foreman grill is pretty easy. You can give them a bit more flavour by adding some mixed herbs. You don’t need to use any oil, as fresh vegetables have […]

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Kale with vegetables and chicken

Cooking Experiments With Kale

James cooked a very tasty variation on this recipe the other evening. (He added some boiled sausage .. ) So I ended up with quite a bit of kale.. Kale is incredibly healthy and packed full of nutrients. Some people call it a “super food”, but it wasn’t something that I was that familiar with […]

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chicken with olives and tomato

Chicken With Tomato And Olives

Chicken is not only tasty, it’s also one of those things that you often find on special offer in a lot of supermarkets. When I was a student in Limerick I used to pick buy it regularly and cook it in a number of different sauces. This recipe is inspired by one of those supplied […]

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marinating chicken in olive oil with lemon juice and herbes de provence

Grilled Marinated Chicken

I’ve always heard about marinades, but I’d never actually done one properly until this evening. While a lot of marinades contain a lot of ingredients they don’t really have to in order to add a lot of flavour to meat or poultry. A very simple marinade can be made in seconds by simply mixing olive […]

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