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Chickpea Power! Two Healthy Salads to Fuel You All Day

Bonjour! How is your week going? The husband and I survived our big move to Dublin last weekend. We are still living out of boxes and getting settled into the new routine. Our little dachshund, Minnie, likes her new home and all the kids running around the park next...

How -To Prepare Whole Squid

  It was a cold and drizzly Irish morning at the Cavan Farmers Market. Making my usual rounds I took a mental note of everything on offer– must get a couple of éclairs from The Mason’s Apron to bring home for breakfast, don’t forget to grab some eggs, the...

The Last of the Summer Wine

The weather has turned cooler and a bit blustery here in Cavan. We’re coming up on my favorite time of year: autumn. I can feel a change in the quality of the light, more golden and soft. My focus has shifted inward, away from long summer drives and tending to...

Spanish Tortilla with Red Peppers, Chorizo and Manchego

I’ve got a real thing for Spain (I told you this before). The language, the small plates and brash flavors, the artisanal meats and cheeses, afternoon siesta, eating late- I love it all. Lately I’ve been obsessed with roasting red peppers. Maybe it’s a...