Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

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...

By Mark Keane One of Dublin’s best kept secrets, Jinny Joe’s ice cream parlour in Crumlin, has set up a new shop in The Bull Ring Market at Meath Street. The ice cream tubs come in a few different sizes, which you can then pimp out with three toppings and syrup. You can of course go wild and add more toppings at 50...

Pizza price set by the time of the order? It exists! All rights reserved. You thought about it and they finally did it. Oscars is a popular restaurant of the Christchurch area, proposing simple but successful dishes. Like numerous other spots, they have a list of pizza’s but decided to push the concept further by...

By Mark Keane A Christmas meal is roast turkey with all the trimmings. We hear about people doing duck, goose or roast beef instead, but it’s just not the same. We believe in not trying to reinvent the wheel, turkey is here to stay, however let’s see what we can for those bit part players, the trimmings.   1. The...

By Mark Keane Alan Higgins, the Head Chef of Nautilus in Malahide, sat down with MenuPages to discuss the restaurant’s long awaited re-opening, the key to a perfect dessert, and how to cook a tasty Christmas dinner with none of the stress. Nautilus has been closed for around 6 months due to a fire, what does it mean...

 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...

By Mark Keane When you think of Christmas time, you think of Santa, reindeer, roast turkey, presents, and of course chocolate, lots of chocolate. The original purveyors of happiness, Butlers Chocolate, have all your chocolate needs covered this Christmas. It’s easy to get lost in dreams of cocoa beans, Bailey’s...

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 Manon Gustave As you know, Christmas is coming very fast, it is time to do the last shopping before the big day. Even if you know your Aunt Susan is happy with the usual scarf, your brother Richie is harder to please… Until you remember his passion for cooking! At Menupages we know that a cookbook is much...

By Katy McGuinness Las Tapas de Lola “We all understand the economic factors that require restaurants to get the most out of their tables, but that has to be balanced with the need to convey a sense of hospitality. In any event, it did not make for much of a welcome, despite the complimentary inch each of tinto...