Richmond Restaurant, Dublin 2

I am definitely late to the Richmond party but as the saying goes, better late than never! I plan to rectify this now with further visits to this super neighbourhood restaurant. Located in Portobello, on the right hand side as you leave town heading towards Rathmines. For those of you old enough to remember, it’s…

Review ~ Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill, Dawson St.

One of our go-to, favourite restaurants is Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill on Dawson Street. Especially when you can sit on their terrace. It’s a fully covered, heated terrace so is an option year round. You can enjoy great food, wine and watch the world go by, my idea of heaven…

The Best of 2015 – Desserts & Sweet Treats (and cheese!)

I will start this by saying I’m not that crazy about desserts… I’d happily give dessert up for a nice starter and main course! But still there’s been some lovely desserts and sweet things in 2015 (and I’m including cheese boards in this post too as those I do!). 1. First up and this is the…

Recipe ~ Apple Turnovers

I love all the ingredients here, the cinnamon and apples encased in flaky buttery puff pastry. A pre made shop bought roll of puff pastry (you can make your own if you like) means this is an easy recipe (my favourite kind!). Your kitchen will smell lovely with the stewing apples and baking turnovers and…

#LifesBetterShaken – Orangina & Lunch at Residence

A couple of weeks ago and on one of the lesser spotted sunny & warm days this Summer, I was invited to a lunch to celebrate the (re)launch of Orangina. Memories of childhood holidays – a straw stuck into one of those cute little glass bottles. I was excited to go along, to catch up…

Recipe ~ Summer Berry Crumble

With the sun shining and temperatures high, berries are featuring heavily in my food shopping. Sometimes too heavily… so what do you do when you have a fridge full of punnets of ripe strawberries, raspberries and blackberries… make a crumble! 500g of Berries (approx.) 50g Caster Sugar 100ml Water For the crumble: 100g Flour 50g…