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Exploring Carlow Environs By Bike

For the last couple of months I’ve been cycling in and out of work and around the town. The distances I’m covering every week aren’t exactly amazing in terms of burning calories etc., So this weekend I decided I’d do a bit more. The Barrow river flows through Carlow town and the old tow path […]

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cashel blue cheese

Irish Cashel Blue Cheese

Ireland has plenty of high quality dairy produce. There are some fantastic Irish cheeses and Cashel Blue is one of them. I picked up some earlier today and we shared some of it with some fresh bread. Simple, yet oh so tasty

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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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Russian fudge yoghurt

Decadent Yoghurt

From time to time it’s good to treat yourself to something truly decadent. I like yoghurt, so when I come across new product ranges I like to try them out. A recent discovery is Russian fudge yoghurt. It’s made by “The Collective“, which originally started in New Zealand, but is now available in Ireland and […]

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More Adventures in Flavoured Coffee

I’ve been trying out different flavoured coffees over the last few months. Why? Because they’re tasty. Is it sacrilege? I don’t think so. Yesterday I picked up 3 different flavours of coffee from a local shop: vanilla Macadamian nut Bavarian chocolate – I’ve no idea why Bavaria would be associated with chocolate, but I thought […]

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A Cold Press Juicer Could Save Me Money

I’ve been using a centrifugal juicer on and off for the last 18 months. It’s a Philips HR1861 and cost around  €100 when I got it. I’m now upgrading to a cold press juicer, even though they’re considerably more expensive. For someone who was new to the entire concept of “juicing” that kind of investment […]

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