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Cream Cheese Brownies; and May’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Cream Cheese Brownies; and May’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Hi friends! How are you on this rare beautiful sunny morning? Boyfriend & I were up early to get down the seafront for a walk before the weather changed its mind. It was so lovely! We were back home, caffeinated, and ready to start the 

Godzilla Cake: The Making of

Godzilla Cake: The Making of

Hello lovely people, happy Wednesday! I’ve had such a busy morning and I’ve been dying to get home so I could share the details of this Godzilla Cake with you! As I mentioned in May’s Monthly Musings post, Boyfriend’s sister asked me if I could 

Where to Travel to in Ireland This Summer

Where to Travel to in Ireland This Summer

Hello friends, happy Wednesday! How are you this week? I hope the gloomy weather hasn’t gotten to you. I’m here today to distract you with thoughts of the long summer days to come – perhaps in a different part of the country with a chilled 

Monthly Musings: May 2021

Monthly Musings: May 2021

Hello friends! How are you? No really – how are you actually doing? April seemed to fly past in such a blur, I’m still trying to catch up. Me, and the weather, apparently: it’s been swinging wildly between cloudless sunny skies and violent hailstone downpours. 

Cookbook Club, May 2021

Cookbook Club, May 2021

Oh my gosh – hi friends! How the heck are you this May bank holiday? I had a very luxurious lie in this morning, and looking out at the rain, I think it’s safe to say we’re staying in for the day. I’m stopping in 

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Hi friends, happy Friday! Do you have any plans for the long weekend ahead of us? Boyfriend & I have been so busy over the last few weeks, I’m pretty sure we’ll be hibernating and taking it as easy as we can. Our only plan 

Boyfriend’s Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Boyfriend’s Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Hello friends! Today’s recipe comes to us courtesy of Boyfriend and I’m so glad I can finally share it here on the blog. See, Boyfriend tells a wonderful tale about having breakfast in Locanda Verde – the Tribeca restaurant owned by Robert De Niro, whom 

Spring Bucket List, 2021

Spring Bucket List, 2021

Hello friends! How are you this fine Wednesday? I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled program to bring you a quick list of intentions for the next few months – my Spring Bucket List, 2021. I wasn’t planning on making a spring bucket list, but I found 

Monthly Musings: April 2021

Monthly Musings: April 2021

Sweet friends – hello! Happy almost weekend! Specifically: happy almost Easter weekend! Did you give up anything for Lent? I once gave up meat for Lent and let me tell you, it was rough. I made it about two weeks before caving and having a 

White Irish Soda Bread

White Irish Soda Bread

Friends hi! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I feel like it would be simply un-Irish of me not to share a recipe for St. Patrick’s Day – but I’m just not about that fake dyed green lifestyle. Instead, I thought I’d pop in for a hot 

Lemon Bundt Cake with Sugared Blueberries

Lemon Bundt Cake with Sugared Blueberries

Hi friends, happy Friday! I’m a little late to post this week, but I’m just not up to the task of holding myself accountable right now. Besides, I’m a big fan of the phrase ‘better late than never’. Today, I want to share with you 

Monthly Musings: March 2021

Monthly Musings: March 2021

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this Monthly Musings March post finds you both well rested and well caffeinated. I’m still riding the pastry making train from last month and honestly, pulling a homemade flaky AF croissant out of the oven literally never 

Blood Orange Marmalade

Blood Orange Marmalade

Hello friends! How are you? I hope you’ll excuse me for not sharing any new recipes last week. To be honest, I just couldn’t find the energy or the inspiration. I had hoped that taking the week off would allow my mind the space and 

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Hi friends! Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Do you have any plans or are you of the belief that it’s just a commercial holiday and basically a waste of time? I’m an old romantic at heart, so Boyfriend & I always find some small way to 

Monthly Musings: February 2021

Monthly Musings: February 2021

Oh friends, hello! Welcome to our Monthly Musings February post! How are you? I have been living the pastry dream recently, and I’m on cloud nine about it. No really, the actual pastry dream. Hand laminated pastries.. at home, without any fancy machinery. It is 

Cookbooks to Travel Through, Our Favourites

Cookbooks to Travel Through, Our Favourites

Hi hi hi – happy Thursday! I hope this post finds you well. It dawned on me last week that, although I like to think of this space as ‘a food & travel blog‘, there’s been no new travel content since my Dingle Guide in 

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this post finds you moderately caffeinated and with just enough headspace to start thinking about your weekend breakfasting. Just in case, I’ve been doing enough weekend dreaming for the both of us, and I’ve planned your breakfast. 

Monthly Musings: January 2021

Monthly Musings: January 2021

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! Wow, I am slow getting myself into gear this year! I’m trying to practice Karlee‘s ‘Gentle January’ idea, and honestly, I’m living my best life. It’s all about taking the pressure off, doing what feels right, and trying not to push