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Hummus

You’re probably thinking this is an Irish family food blog so what the heck has hummus, a Middle Eastern dish have to do with Irish food? I believe that our food experiences define our tastes and flavours as a family. My father served with UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) more than once as …

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Special Sauce

The 12 year old has always been, as her grandmother would describe her, “a great grubber”.  She is brilliant and will try most foods at least once, loves exotic flavours, tastes and my cooking.  In my naivety I assumed that the 3 year old would be the same.  How wrong was I!  We’ve been gifted …

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Garlic Mash

Creamy, garlic, spuds, what’s not to love? I live in an area that is well known for its spud growers.  We get a fresh bag every week from a local farmer. This is a heavenly combination of local potatoes, garlic & parsley from our garden, full fat Irish milk and golden Irish butter. This is …

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