I think nettle soup sometimes gets a bit of a bad rap, perhaps it just seems a bit too worthy or maybe people are put off by remembered childhood stings on knees and elbows. When collecting nettles you should probably wear thick gloves to prevent any stings (unless you are much hardier than me), I find heavy gardening gloves are good for picking them and then rubber gloves for washing and stripping the leaves off any thick stems. Continue reading
Jo loves chicken wings. Any sort of herby, citrusy or spicy marinade followed by a blast in the oven or BBQ and she’s happy. However, this particular marinade was so awesome we thought we’d share. It’s a magic combination of salty umami soybean, zingy ginger and spicy chilli paste. Continue reading
A hearty classic, delicious fresh flavours and double carbs, what else could you need?
A wee Irish Twist on the Italian classic.
This is my recipe for Thai Sticky Rice with Mango or Khao Neow Mamuang as it is known in Thailand. This is a classic Thai dessert, I’ve spoken to people who claim the main reason they go to Thailand is to feast on this recipe every single day of their holiday. Continue reading
These muffins are refined sugar-free as the sweetness comes from the apple sauce, a ripe mashed banana and some maple syrup. With the raisins added in you could almost count these as one of your five-a-day.
This will keep for months in an airtight container.