Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

More Halloween treats…Intestines

These are easily made with packet puff pastry. Roll into 3″ strips and sprinkle with a little cheese, roll up with the cheese inside keeping the rolls as long as possible. Pack into a dish and cook in the oven avoiding too much colouring. Using food colouring or tomato ketchup add a suitable amount of […]

Salt and caramel with whiskey bread and butter pudding

Salted caramel whiskey bread and butter pudding. Ingredients 100g raisins 120ml Irish whiskey 400g unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing  5 eggs 480ml double cream 225g granulated sugar ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp vanilla extract 9 slices white bread with crusts still on Whiskey sauce 110g unsalted […]

The Trials of Measuring!!

Weights and Measures. In Ireland we live in a strange bi-lingual world of weights and measures. Different products are measured in either imperial or metric or both. We buy greaseproof paper and cling film in metres but bakeware is often referred to in inches.  As a cook you’ll encounter different units of measure, especially if […]

Hot Air Frying. (this article has been taken from the internet)

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Would you like air fries with that? Hot air frying is a new cooking technique that allows you to fry, grill and roast without the use of copious amounts of fat or oil. You can get that deep-fried taste and texture without the grease. Hot air frying machines are the first real kitchen innovation since […]