Archive for: October, 2017

Need some inspiration for your Halloween costume this year? Why not go for something that we all know and love? FOOD! We’ve put together the most weird and wonderful food costumes out there to get your creative juices flowing for Halloween this year (or to just get your tummy rumbling, either way is...

8 small apples (red apples for sweeter result, granny smiths work for a more bitter taste) 400g caster sugar 150ml apple juice 100ml maple syrup 1 tsp cider vinegar 150g Walnuts (or pecans work well too) roughly chopped   You will also need 8 cake pop sticks , wooden skewers (like the ones used for kebabs) or thick...

A cigarette butt in a bag of chips, a human nail in a takeaway, and a live insect found in a pre-packed dessert were just some of the whopping 3,202 complaints received by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. A report revealed that “contamination of food with foreign objects was frequently reported by...

Are you planning a Halloween party this year? Maybe you have a few scary movies lined up? Or you might be looking for some fun Halloween themed activities to keep your kids entertained during the mid-term break. Whatever you’re planning we have some imaginative but simple recipes for you to try. Not only are these...

Smithwick’s presents their soundtrack series featuring Le Galaxie and BARQ BARQ Premiering on the 13th of October, the live gigs will feature their own interpretations of iconic movie soundtracks: Pulp fiction & Apocalypse Now, that they have been busy cooking up in the studios for our listening pleasure! The gigs...

One thing that’s great about Autumn is the abundance of delicious seasonal fruits and veg. It’s best to use seasonal produce while it’s plentiful and fresh and one Autumn ingredient that I love to make use of when it’s in stock is pumpkin! Pumpkin is extremely versatile, it can be used to make savoury dishes like curries...

For the announcement of the 2018 budget yesterday, we’ve come up with a few cost effect ideas of our own. So whether the Budget ’18 has you pinching your pennies or just causing you to comfort eat menupages has you covered!   Le Bon Crubeen 81-82 Talbot St, North City, Dublin 1 This cosy little slice of France is the...

With today being World Mental Health Day, shining  light on mental health awareness and encouraging mental well-being across the globe. Lyons tea have partnered for a second year with Pieta House, the Suicide, Self-harm and Bereavement Care Charity to raise awareness and much-needed funds for the vital services it...

It’s the time of year again! The evenings are shorter, Halloween is just around the corner and the Pumpkin Spice Latte is back! Made famous by Starbucks in 2003, the pumpkin spice latte has since become an Autumn staple in coffee shops and cafe’s around the world. Unfortunately, in Ireland, we don’t have access to...

Following our previous post on Dublin’s best cheap eats for students, we now have a new edition for all of you Galway dwellers. When it comes to dining out, we don’t always have the cash to flash but have no fear, we’ve got the best Galway best cheap and cheerful restaurants that won’t break the bank. We’re here to...