Chicken Goujons

The much loved chicken nugget has come under intense scrutiny by the likes of Jamie Oliver in recent years. Revelations that processed nuggets contained some highly questionable ingredients raised eyebrows (particularly among parents) and made us think about what we are feeding our children. This has been a very good thing. While treats at fast … Continue reading

Apple Bran Muffins

After some ferocious indulgence in chocolate over the Easter, here’s a little health kick in the form of apple bran muffins. They are a handy breakfast on the go and a great way to get fruit and wholegrain into fussy little people. 275g wholemeal flour 50g wheat bran 100g brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder … Continue reading

Upside Down Rhubarb and Lemon Cake

Rhubarb is currently basking in it’s all it’s seasonal glory and there’s no better time to make the most of it. A couple of weeks ago, I visited the lovely Libby and Will O’Connell who, along with their little girl Ava, have a wonderful country store not far from Clonmel (Old Barracks in Lisronagh). They … Continue reading

Medicinal Hot Drink

With a late Easter this year and Summer not too far away, it’s a little surprising that there’s still so much flu and sickness knocking around. As the common cold and flu are generally caused by viruses they tend not to respond to antibiotics and it can be frustrating waiting for their nastiness to pass. … Continue reading