Posts

A quick and easy chicken salad

  January is a time were we tend to (try) and eat healthier and save money! One easy way to do this is to prepare your own lunch. A simple and nutritious chicken salad at lunch time can do just that!   Ingredients 1 tbsp of Rapeseed oil 2 chicken fillets 2 tomatoes Mixed herbs […]
Read More

Butterbean and Smoked Bacon Soup

To some, the combination of ingredients in this soup may seem unusual. On tasting however, the beautiful spicy kick that complements the sweetness of the carrots – your mind will be blown. The addition of smoked bacon really adds a little umph in terms of flavours. Some people prefer not to blitz this soup , […]
Read More

Cajun Chicken Strips with quinoa

Prep: 5 mins / Cook : 10 mins / Serves : 1 Ingredients 10g coconut / rapeseed oil 80g red pepper or green pepper – cut into thin strips 300g skinless chicken breast – sliced into 1cm strips ½ tsp Cajun seasoning 250g pouch of ready-cooked quinoa 1 lemon – zested and juiced Pinch of nutmeg 1 spring onion – finely chopped […]
Read More

Our Signature Spiced Beef

“Each year, once I smell those aromatic spices in late November – that to me is the first tell tale sign, its almost Christmas” –  Hugh Maguire. In the first two weeks of November, the silverside or topside of beef is cured by Hugh or William in Ashbourne. They cure the beef for almost 48 […]
Read More

Black pudding rosti with a Guinness and onion gravy

Black pudding rosti with a Guinness and onion gravy Ingredients Serves: 4 ·       3 tablespoons butter ·       1/2 large onion, thinly sliced into half moons ·       3 tablespoons plain flour ·       250ml beef stock ·       125ml Guinness or other stout For the rosti ·       900g baking potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes ·       6 […]
Read More

Top tips for a Safe Christmas

Over the past few weeks with the help of Chef Adrian Martin, Safe Food Ireland are pushing out the message about the importance of safe cooking around Christmas with their Christmas Food Safety Campaign . A survey of 1,001 adults carried out last month on behalf of Safe food found that 27% of people have […]
Read More