Recipes

By Mark Keane Madeleines are a classic little French cake, often served at Afternoon Tea. They are easy to make, look beautiful, and taste delicious. You will need to pick up specific Madeleine moulds but they are not expensive and well worth buying.    Lemon Madeleines All rights reserved Ingredients 4 medium...

Mussels cooked in chilli, garlic, tomato & white wine Ingredients 1 kg of Mussels 1 Chilli (seeds removed) 2 Cloves of Garlic 1 Medium Onion 300g Chopped Tomatoes (tinned are fine to use) 1 Teaspoon of chopped tarragon 1 Teaspoon chopped thyme 1 Teaspoon of smoked paprika 1 Teaspoon of sugar 1 Teaspoon sherry...

Gluten Free Chocolate Indulgence Ingredients GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE 350g Dark Chocolate 250g Butter 9 Eggs (Separated) 250g Caster Sugar 250g Ground Almonds   CHOCOLATE GANACHE 3/4 Cup of Cream 200g Dark Chocolate 30g Butter 2Tbsp Whiskey   CREAM CHEESE FILLING 225g Cream Cheese 60g White Chocolate 1/2 tsp Vanilla...

DINE DIFFERENTLY THIS VALENTINE’S DAY WITH A MOUTH WATERING VITA COCO COCONUT OIL RECIPE BY INDY POWER In the lead up to Valentine’s Day, Vita Coco Coconut Oil has partnered with Irish food blogging sensation Indy Power of ‘Little Green Spoon’ who is encouraging couples to skip the restaurant and take charge in the...

By Mark Keane Pancake Tuesday is upon us! Time to crack open some eggs and get to making pancakes with a twist! Coconut and Ginger Pancakes! Ingredients: 3 large free-range eggs, separated 115 g plain flour 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 140 ml coconut milk 1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated Pinch of...

Vita Coco Coconut Oil has partnered with Irish food blogging sensation Indy Power of ‘The Little Green Spoon’ to create a delicious healthy recipe to help kick start your healthy eating regime this year. The very simple Cranberry Pistachio Breakfast Squares recipe makes sixteen mouth-watering squares, using the must...

 Ganache recipe Ingredients: 200 grams 70% dark chocolate 240 grams Double cream 80 grams butter 20 grams caster sugar Zest of 3 oranges Pinch of Maldon sea salt Method: Put the orange zest and sugar into the cream, heat slightly, place aside for an hour or two Break the chocolate into small pieces, place in a...

Christmas Coffee You need: 1⁄2 cup granulated sugar 1⁄4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon (or cardamom) 1⁄3 cup water whipped cream, for garnish milk, for serving sugar, for serving Let’s cook! 1.Over medium heat, boil sugar, cocoa, cinnamon and water for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add to coffee, stir...

By Lynn Kuehner What would Halloween be without delicious food? Not the same. Of course not everyone wants to eat candy and chocolate until the teeth fall out and the tummy hurts (or the clothes become tight…). There are so many ways to have good food at Halloween, even if you don’t want to go out. We collected our Top...

By Lynn Kuehner   The 9th of October is World Egg Day! Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on earth as they contain vitamins, minerals, high quality proteins, good fats and various other lesser-known nutrients. Did you know that Ireland is now producing 551 million eggs annually? And that Irish consumers are...