Ham & Gruyère Breakfast Rolls

Ham & Gruyère Breakfast Rolls

Why are we always drawn to the things that are wrong for us? Or why do we always do the exact thing someone has just told us not to do? It’s like when you tell little children not to play with super-glue because it’s dangerous. 

Vegetarian Pad Thai

Vegetarian Pad Thai

Do you ever get bored of having the same thing for dinner over & over again? Pasta with a tomato based sauce, pizza, more pasta, maybe some rice if you’re feeling adventurous, always the same dishes that you’re been making for years. Yeah, well, I 

Homemade Burgers with Chilli & Basil

Homemade Burgers with Chilli & Basil

Guys, summer has finally arrived in Ireland! It was a bit touch & go for a while, sunny one day & then lashing rain the next, but it seems like the sun is here to stay, at least for the next week or so. That being 

Risotto with Red Wine & Peas

Risotto with Red Wine & Peas

So, did everyone enjoy Banana Week while I was away? I did, & I’ll be enjoying it for a good while longer, seeing as most of the things I baked are sitting patiently in the freezer for their time to shine. Seeing as the last week 

Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Croutons

Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Croutons

Yes, you did read the title correctly, that does say grilled cheese croutons. I know what you’re thinking, I thought the exact same thing not so long ago: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE? I’m okay now though, I’ve seen the light, made these 

Chicken Taquitos

Chicken Taquitos

Part two of my Mexican feast comes in the form of these delicious Chicken Taquitos. They’re packed full of shredded chicken, cheesy goodness, pineapple chunks, & BBQ sauce. Okay, so the BBQ sauce makes it kind of more Tex-Mex than Mexican, but I doubt you’ll 

Mexican Red Rice

Mexican Red Rice

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! This is the first time I’ve actually celebrated the holiday. As a food blogger, there was no way I could let such an excellent excuse for a Mexican feast pass me by. So we feasted Mexican style last night, & 

Wine & Cheese Grilled Cheese

Wine & Cheese Grilled Cheese

I’m a big fan of toasted cheese sandwiches, so much so that some of my friends just expect to be fed them when they come to visit. What’s not to love? They’re oozing with cheese, they’re warm & comforting, they’re just the perfect go to 

Beef Chili

Beef Chili

I like spicy things, Bosco likes spicy things, my family tolerate it when I make spicy things. Their mild taste buds are never enough to stop me trying out some different spicy recipes. Beef Chili isn’t an unusual dish around our house (I make it kind 

Chorizo & Roasted Pepper Quesadillas

Chorizo & Roasted Pepper Quesadillas

Do you ever have those nights when you’re in bed & all you want to do is sleep, but your mind won’t stop thinking? That happened to me the other night. For some reason I just could not stop thinking about quesadillas.  This was strange 

Bolognese with Cloves & Cinnamon

Bolognese with Cloves & Cinnamon

Yesterday, 45 minutes before we were meant to eat, Mum asked me if I’d make the dinner. She said she didn’t mind what I made, so long as I used the minced beef in the fridge & had everything ready for 7pm. The 7pm that 

Crunchy Tortilla & Cucumber Salad

Crunchy Tortilla & Cucumber Salad

I was never really one for salads. Why would I put myself through all the preparation chopping of the vegetables, only to be left with a big pile of leaves at the end? Right? It was only about a year ago that I grew up 

Persian Rice

Persian Rice

Persian Rice Last Friday night was yet another dinner party with my friends, this time to celebrate a birthday. I didn’t want to turn up with some random dish so I did some investigation & found out that the main dish was going to be 

Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

Seeing as the weather, not to mention my state of mind, was so damp and depressing yesterday, I felt like we were in desperate need of some yummy comfort food to cheer us all up. The solution I came up with? Gnocchi mac and cheese.