Paul Kavanagh’s Pork Terrine, Pear & Potato Relish


Some time ago I went to a lovely degustation dinner held by the Trippas White catering group. I have known Brien Trippas for years and […]

Spotted Dog

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Recipe by Darina Allen from Ballymaloe Cookery School
From Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Ireland: episode 2, County Cork

Makes 1 loaf
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking […]

Pineapple and Lime Upside Down Cake


This recipe is such an old favourite and the addition of quatre epices makes an intriguing change.

Serves: 8
Preparation Time: 15 – 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 […]

Passionfruit and Lime Cupcakes


Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

125g butter, softened
¾ cup (165g) caster sugar
3 eggs
2 cups (300g) self-raising flour
¼ cup (60mls) butter milk
2 teaspoons finely grated […]

Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Icing


Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour

3 cups plain flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1½ teaspoons bi-carb soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon or garam masala
3 eggs
1½ cups […]

Drop Scones with Blackberry Compote

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From Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Ireland – episode 4, County Fermanagh
These are a traditional Irish afternoon tea recipe and can be made using a […]

Banana Bread


This is best made with over-ripe bananas.

Makes 1 loaf
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes

¾ cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
¾ […]