Rapunzel Foundation

So after months (and months!) of talking about donating my hair, I finally went for the big chop last week. I must admit I was quite nervous about it as I have had long hair for ages and I didn’t really like my hair cut when I cut it up to shoulder length a few years ago. It might sound a bit silly but as …

Fishy Fishy

Yesterday I wrote about my visit to Ballymaloe House. My Cork foodie adventure continued with a trip to Kinsale and to the award-winning Fishy Fishy restaurant. I was again accompanied by the lovely Josie and we picked up her sister on our journey there.

Ballymaloe House

I enjoyed a delicious foodie adventure in Cork last week with my fabulous friend and host Josie. You may be aware from previous posts that Darina Allen is one of my food heroes. It’s a dream of mine to attend the 12 Week Certificate Course at Ballymaloe Cookery course someday so you can imagine that I was as excited as a child on Christmas morning …

Equality Cookies

If you are reading this in Ireland you will of course be aware of the marriage equality referendum that is happening today. I really really wish I was among the thousands of emigrants that have returned to Ireland to cast a yes vote but alas I am sitting here in my kitchen in London. I’ve made some equality cookies to show my support from across …

Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen Pop Up

Last night I went to the Clodagh McKenna pop up restaurant in Selfridge’s. What a fantastic evening of wonderful Irish food and flavours! There was such a pretty table setting awaiting me with wild flowers, the menu for the evening and the cutest mini loaf of rosemary and wild garlic Irish bread, yum!