A Flavour of West Cork

Low carb courgette crust pizza

Posted on: 6th July, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

Sometimes I wonder why we spend so much time tending our garden when I’d really rather just chill out with my feet up, but when June arrives and delivers such an abundance of small and tasty fruits and vegetables to...

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Finding herb heaven in Syros

Posted on: 8th June, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

This month’s recipe comes from Syros, a Greek island in the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea. We have done a house swap with a lovely Greek couple, one of who is a wonderful cook. We made the connection through some...

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What to do with radishes

Posted on: 5th May, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

We have been having a seed sowing frenzy. The glasshouse looks like seedling central and is jammed full of seed trays with little plants growing away, very happily I might say with the delightful weather that we had in April....

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If you go down to the woods today…pick some wild garlic

Posted on: 7th April, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

I love April in the garden — it’s so full of promise. We have been setting seeds, planting spuds and potting up tomato plants. The overwintering vegetables are making a last ditch effort before flowering and going to seed so...

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A good and green recipe

Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

The longer days mean the green things are kicking back into action in the garden. I even found enough nettles last week to make a soup — admittedly I had to search — which is a funny thing to do...

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Sunshine on a plate

Posted on: 9th February, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

By the time that you read this recipe we will be at home and back to work at the shop but right now I am on a plane travelling up to Bangkok. It’s a crazy looking plane, twin propellers and...

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Oodles of noodles

Posted on: 20th January, 2015 in A Flavour of West Cork

I’m writing this months’ recipe on a train whilst travelling in Vietnam. We are swinging along, jammed into Vietnamese sized seats, elbows tucked in. There’s a telly belting out a Vietnamese drama and the carriage is full of different nationalities....

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A festive and easy meat-free dinner

Posted on: 1st December, 2014 in A Flavour of West Cork

To write this month’s recipe I had to put my thinking cap on. I knew it was going to be something with kale as we have such an abundance of it but the recipe needed to be a little bit...

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