Confession time. Before this trip, I’d never actually stayed overnight in a holiday park. Hands up. Who remembers Butlins? While I was a regular visitor in my childhood, with a family member who lived close by we never got to stay over so I really didn’t know what to expect at Hafan Y Mor. Continue reading →
Last weekend (the May Bank Holiday) I was offered the chance to travel to Holyhead with Stena Line. Would you believe that I had never had the pleasure of taking any decent sized ferry to the UK before? Nevermind travelling Stena Line with a family! Continue reading →
It’ll come as no surprise to some of my readers that I have been working on something bigger than this blog; the next step if you will. I’ve always said that if the blog made a difference to just 1 person then the website was worthwhile. When I started Wholesome Ireland just over a year ago that was my mantra. I repeated it to myself a lot in the early days. Continue reading →
Lemon drizzle cake, but not as you know it. This sweet potato cake is moist, surprisingly light and I promise there isn’t a hint of savoury potato flavour hidden under the tart, sweet, crunchy topping made from lemon juice and caster sugar. In fact, I’d go so far as to say you’d be fooled into thinking there wasn’t a bit of potato anywhere near this cake.
Regular readers of my blog will know that I have a bit of a love affair with Tayto. They’ve just issued a new limited edition six-pack entirely “As Gaeilge” which will be sold nationwide for the next 8 weeks. Remember the now infamous (pictured) Real Chocolate Tayto?
Call this post a review of sorts, in effect it is. This is a review of a year in the life of an Irish food blogger, but it also a way of sharing some tips and tricks I picked up along the way. Continue reading →
Stuck for a last minute present for a foodie? Looking for a book that captures modern Irish cooking and a sense of place? Then my book review for the 3rd day of my 12 days of Christmas series may be for you. Continue reading →
Starting today, I am aiming (eek) to have a post a day in the run up to Christmas with some treats and ideas for gifts on a budget. Today the lovely Keogh’s Farm have a hamper for my readers to win! Continue reading →