06 Oct

Slow Cooker Potato Curry – Ad

Today, Friday 6th October, is National Potato Day and Potato.ie aka “Potatoes More Than A Bit On The Side” have asked me to come up with another potato recipe to celebrate!

Since I started working outside of the home, my love for my slow cooker has increased. It has saved my bacon so many times in the past few months. I’ve always loved having one, using one, cooking food in a slow way.

Wednesdays in particular are my downfall. I leave the house around 6.20am, and get into work about 6.50am, and work straight through until 5pm or so. These hours are my choice; I could spread them out over the week a little bit more but it allows me to spend more time at home with the kids during the week. 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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