Category Archives: vegetarian

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Pan-Fried Carrot Strips

Halloween has always been celebrated in a big way in Ireland, where I come from. When I was growing up it was more about dressing up, spooking each other, playing games such as apple bobbing rather than today’s popular ‘trick or treating’. Irish folklore has strong links with Halloween, which is said to be linked with […]

Scones

Scones are by no means rocket science, but they are bloody good. Where I come from you just have to have a good scone once in while. The real name of the recipe is ‘Mummy’s Sweet White Scones’, but I thought that was way too embarrassing to have as my title here, and it comes […]

Broccoli Flower Salad

As you may know we started trying to grow some of our own vegetables this year. It’s been quite the learning experience. One of things we have learned is that if broccoli goes unattended during a warm spell it can go to flower. My heart sank a little when I saw this upon return from […]