The Great Big GIN Gift Extravaganza – Christmas 2017

Who doesn’t love Gin? Who doesn’t love Presents? Who doesn’t love Christmas? Who doesn’t love The Great Big GIN Gift Extravaganza Post? Well after the popularity of last years post not many, so at Gin and Griddle we have the Solution – It’s BACK ! The Great Big GIN Gift Extravaganza with all new ideas…

Christmas Recipe ~ Mince Pie Pinwheels

Every Christmas I make mincemeat, lots of it, store it in jars, give some to family and friends and make lots of mince pies. I like to try different things with it and one of the best things is these puff pastry pinwheels. So easy to make and eat. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 x 375g puff…

The Great Big GIN Gift Extravaganza – Christmas 2016

Who doesn’t love Gin? Who doesn’t love Presents? Who doesn’t love Christmas? Well at Gin and Griddle we have the Solution – The Great Big Gin Gift Extravaganza – Christmas 2016 … ! We have looked at the best online Gin related gifts for friends and family, from stocking fillers to under the tree gifts –…

October & November Favourites on Gin & Griddle

2 months for the price of 1 in this blog post! November has passed in a blur of speediness and general busy-ness, as is evident on Gin & Griddle with a paltry 3 posts only this month. Sometimes life and work have to take precedence over blogging and I’m ok with that… but to the…

Recipe ~ Mince Pie Cookies

Each year for the last couple of years I have made mincemeat, a nice boozy fruity nutty mincemeat for mince pies at Christmas time. Traditional mince pies get made a lot, brought into work, delivered to family & friends, eaten ourselves… this is a nice alternative way to use some of the mincemeat for a…

Hugo’s Restaurant, Merrion Row

Heading into town for a little sales shopping with a good friend, we had discussed a few different ideas around somewhere to go post shopping for dinner, few drinks. We actually went in the direction of Stephens Green intending to stop into The Shelbourne Hotel but the bar was jammed so we carried on, without…