A Flavour of West Cork

Pasta peas please

Posted on: 2nd July, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

On a recent holiday, myself and my cycle buddy, travelled from South Tyrol, the land of Apfel Strudel and ice blue rivers, down to the sea. At the beginning, even though we were in Italy the language spoken was German,...

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Herby Persian frittata

Posted on: 7th June, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

This month’s recipe couldn’t be written until the sun went down. I’m so delighted to see sunshine and the garden is so backed up with seedlings there’s not a minute to be wasted. The recipe is a fast one –...

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Felafeling in Berlin

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

We discovered very cheap flights to Berlin, via Kerry airport. They were so cheap that after checking our son could host us we pressed the buy button. Next thing we were signed up for a couple of days in the...

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Spuds and sea

Posted on: 3rd April, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

It’s been a rough start to the growing season for the garden this year. The snow just about banjaxed what was left of it after the chickens had had their feeding frenzy in February and the freezing temperatures destroyed what...

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An ‘eggs’- traordinary dish

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

I’m having a love/hate relationship with our chickens at the moment. On the one hand, they have become the most incredible egg laying machines, and on the other, they escaped from the chicken run and ate all our spinach, chard...

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A simple plate from the sun

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

We sneaked away at the beginning of January to the Canary Islands flying from Cork to Gran Canaria in search of a little sun-snack. Gran Canaria isn’t the most beautiful of the islands but Las Palmas, the capital city, is...

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Spice up January with a little bit of Dukkah

Posted on: 15th January, 2018 in A Flavour of West Cork

January always seems to have a hint of frugality about it. A mix maybe, of over indulgence, stretching the budget for the festivities, and the inclination to tighten our belts to compensate for both of the above. Dukkah is an...

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Festive feasting with an exotic flavour

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in A Flavour of West Cork

With the feasting season on the way in I have been thinking of recipes for feeding friends and family that are both a bit special but easy to cook. Laksa is a Malaysian noodle dish with a fragrant coconut broth....

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