An Ode to Roast Chicken … with a Recipe for the Leftovers!

If you asked me to pick a favourite food, I’d struggle. There’s so much nice food and so many nice dishes, it’s hard to pick just one. I love pasta, anything with garlic, Indian flavours, bacon, mushrooms on toast, in soup, sauteed, tomatoes sliced with salt and a drizzle of olive oil, my Mum &…

The Best of 2015 – The Top 5

For the final Best of 2015 post I thought I’d mention my favourite restaurants from 2015, new and old, the places I’ve loved trying and returning to this year. 1. One Pico –  a firm favourite for us and easily top of this list, a restaurant we return to time and time again over the years and…

The Best of 2015 – Main Courses

Continuing on, these are our favourite main courses from 2015… 1. Amazing pasta at Toto’s in London… so simple the ravioli filled with buffalo ricotta with fresh tomato sauce was delicious and a super meal to start of 2015 when we visited London in January.

Sunday Lunch at One Pico, Dublin 2

A few weeks ago with the end of Summer nigh and for a Sunday treat we booked lunch for two in One Pico. It had been quite a while since we were last in One Pico although we have been many times over the years. I love the dining room here, it’s easily one of…

Recipe ~ Mayonnaise…and Roast Chicken Salad

  There is just nothing like home made mayo… nothing you can buy in the shop will compare! To make the mayonnaise you will need: 2 Egg Yolks (free range is best) 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice (Lime will work too, slightly tangier though!) 1 Tsp Mustard 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar 250 ml Olive Oil…

Recipe ~ Indian Spiced Roast Chicken with a Tikka Masala Sauce

Sometimes its good to change up the traditional Sunday roast. And this is a great way to do that giving your roast chicken a flavour of India with delicious tikka tandoori spices. I haven’t included spice amounts as really feel free to experiment or add / leave out as you wish…its really to your taste…