07 Nov

One Pan No Bake Granola With Manuka Honey #Ad

As you might know, we keep bees and harvest our own raw honey. Rowse Honey recently contacted me to see would I like to try out their range of Manuka Honeys and come up with a breakfast recipe for them.

When we’ve used up our own raw honey though (yes it happens *cry*) getting our hands on a stash of other local raw honey can be difficult. Raw honey is great for your health and immune system, and the added peripheral benefit that the bees are wonderful pollinators for our homegrown fruits and vegetables.  Read More

07 Oct

Swift Baked Crispy Potatoes #Ad

It’s National Potato Day in Ireland today and when I was asked to develop a new recipe especially for the celebration I found it hard to say no. If you ask me, everyday is a potato day! There’s a reason why I don’t grow potatoes at the allotment. I certainly could if I wanted to, it’s just that we have so many fantastic local potato producers close to home that I prefer to support them instead. In fact, the local potato growers are so supportive of what we do at the allotments, there is a particular farmer who supplies us with potatoes for the pigs! Every couple of weeks a meitheal of syndicate members gets together and we shift a tonne of potatoes from a trailer into storage boxes for the pigs. They’re then boiled daily for the pigs’ main meal. Read More

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