Posts Tagged ‘Family’

Discover that there’s more to the Burren than just rocks and school trips at the 2016 Burren Food Fayre. The October bank holiday weekend will see the 5th annual Burren Food Fayre, set against the stunning backdrop of the County Clare countryside, showcasing the culinary heritage of the region. Long renowned for its...

Savour Kilkenny, one of Ireland’s favourite food festivals, will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with 3 days of foodie workshops, appearances by celebrity chefs, competitions and of course, mountains of fantastic food. Set against the backdrop of the stunning Medieval city of Kilkenny, expect a jam-packed line...

By Mark Keane The fine folks at Teeling Whiskey Distillery have something special planned for March 19th to coincide with St. Patrick’s Day. They will be hosting an even bigger version of their previous and hugely successful Christmas craft fair. It will showcase the best and brightest Irish artisan producers,...

By Mark Keane 2016 is to be a seminal year for Ireland with the celebration of “Ireland 2016”, a centenary programme to remember and reflect on 1916, as well as re-imagining our future. The St. Patrick’s Festival from 17th-20th of March is an official partner for the event, and will be showcasing all that is great...

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...

By Mark Keane Mr. T pity’s the fool that doesn’t treat his/her mother right. He put into words what exactly Mother’s Day is about. Mr. T wanted people to know there is no other, like mother, so treat her right. Always love and take care of her as you only get one. This Mother’s Day we’ve come up with a selection of...

By Mark Keane How are you celebrating Easter this year? If you’re first thought was that you were going to take it easy, pick up an Easter egg from your local Tesco, and sit yourself in front of the TV with your other half, then we’re here to tell you to step your game up! Carton House in Kildare is one of Ireland’s...

By Mark Keane New Year’s Eve always has the potential to be an expensive disappointing night out. Each year we make plans to have the most amazing night with friends. Sadly, more often than not, you will find yourself in an extremely packed bar or club, unable to get a drink, and with no idea where all your friends...

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...