An Intro to Japan

Tonight is planning night.  In just over 6 weeks we head eastwards to Japan, and all we have organised at the moment are our flights.  So we have dedicated tonight to planning our adventure.  To get us in the planning mood, I decided to cook something Japanese, so I reached for the Wagamama Ways with …

Fifteens

I love fifteens. They are a staple at any Northern Irish child’s party (who am I trying to kid! Can be found at adults parties too).  It would appear that no one outside of Northern Ireland has heard of them.  They are missing out. Not only are they incredibly moreish, they are dead easy to …

Mac is back!

After a long absence and at Stuart’s request, Mac ‘n’ Cheese has made a reappearance on our menu.  Todays weather hasn’t helped in the decision to go down the comfort food route.  Earlier this week with the sunnier days I was thinking we were getting into salad season, but alas no. My go-to Mac ‘n’ …

St Patricks Day

If you didn’t know already today is St Paddy's Day in Ireland, and as it would seem the rest of the world.  I think that its due to the fact that us Irish spread ourselves out round the world, giving everyone a taste of the craic. In honour of such a great man who drove …

Happy Pie Day!

Or Pie Week as it actually is! In honour of this Week of Pie, for last nights dinner I made Minced Beef Pie.  This, back in the day, made a regular appearance on our dinner table and its been a long time since I have had one.  I didn’t used my Mum’s recipe for this …