Monthly Archives: November 2011

Christmas (figgy) Pudding

The making of a Christmas pudding is like a pre-Christmas ceremony, a labour of love. Indeed my Mum made her puddings months in advance; she would prepare all the fruit by tailing it (cutting the little grape stalk from the … Continue reading

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Bean Chili

Around this time of year there always seems to be a lot of sniffles about. I try to get as much vitamins into my family through their food. This recipe is excellent for that and is one I do on … Continue reading

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Chocolate Ganache Cake (aka The Puffle Cake! )

There are certain recipes that are winners and while at the Dublin Cookery School we were given a recipe called ‘Robert DeNiro’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (this is a winner!). Lynda who owns and runs the school made this cake for … Continue reading

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