Fat. It’s Still an Obses...

Feb 28, 2015 by

You have to hand it to the folks who managed to convince the whole world that fat was bad. Even now as the truth is beginning to...

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Calories on Menus

Feb 5, 2015 by

The calorie on menu debacle has raised it’s ugly head again as our nanny state tries to put a sticky plaster on the obesity...

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Mocha Beer Coffee Cake

Jan 25, 2015 by

Another one of those “here taste this” instructions last night and the idea was born. The chef has a collection of weird...

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Lentil Dahl

Jan 17, 2015 by

We have been trying to reduce meat meals here at least once a week (meat free Monday) and often more. Lentils and beans are a great...

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Gingerbread Caramel Pie (using...

Jan 3, 2015 by

For some reason I have never made a gingerbread house. But my Twitter timeline was full of pictures of fantastic creations this...

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That Damn Turkey

Dec 29, 2014 by

Turkey curry with kale The moaning about turkey precedes the turkey (in this house anyway). Serious foodies in general love to turn...

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Just Dad

Dec 27, 2014 by

This photo taken on Christmas Day. Red on red. He had fallen asleep holding a cup of tea and it had spilled all down his front. When...

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Tiramisu – Pick me Up

Dec 21, 2014 by

Tiramisu or Pick me Up (translated) is an Italian dessert. More often than not, in Italy, it doesn’t contain any alcohol....

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A Christmas Tale

Dec 19, 2014 by

It was a competition in the Irish Times. Send in a photo of your favourite Christmas bauble and tell the story behind it. It implied...

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All My Favourite Foods

Nov 22, 2014 by

Summer fruit pavlova This is a post I’ve been planning on putting together for a while now but never got around to it, mainly...

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Balsamic Pickled Onions

Nov 15, 2014 by

Have to confess I have never pickled onions before but when a Twitter pal, Sian offered to send me a recipe, I decided to have a go....

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How Free Range is your Turkey?

Nov 6, 2014 by

www.keaveyeats.com Have you ever wondered why intensive free range turkeys all seem to congregate at the door of their huge sheds? I...

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Feast Raising for Kilkenny Tow...

Oct 28, 2014 by

Feast raising – the art of feasting for a good cause. I’m not sure who’s genius idea this was, but it is genius. I...

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Smoked Porter Chocolate Cake

Oct 11, 2014 by

Smoked porter chocolate cake  Having someone in the family who is into craft beer can be a blessing sometimes. I was lying on...

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Autumnal Apple Cake

Oct 2, 2014 by

Apple pear and almond cake Tis’ the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. Trust Keats to sum it up so succinctly. Lots of...

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Water Water Everywhere

Oct 1, 2014 by

There’s been lots of talk lately about water, water charges and water meters. Understandably, there is also lots of confusion...

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