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A student of mine made this in a cookery lesson recently. It is a difficult thing to get just right but with my recipe, a little patience and some good ingredients you will end up with a restaurant quality risotto in minutes and for only a few euro. Feel free to change it by adding […]
As always, I generally don’t bother making soup unless I think there’s a chance the kids will eat it. That, unfortunately, means nothing like lentils or barley and not a lump or bump in sight. So I always try to come up with a combo of flavours they’ll enjoy while at the same time […]
This is a really hearty soup that’s cheap to make and that can be thrown together in a few minutes. It’s perfect for a cold winter’s day or even a school or work lunch.
Turkey mince is something that’s easy to find in supermarkets and it’s pretty cheap to buy. It’s also a really lean meat so it’s great for anyone who, like me, tries to eat healthily most of the time. This dish is jam packed with vegetables and proteins from the chickpeas and beans. I have this […]
This is a really child friendly recipe – my three kids always love when I make it. It’s cheap, quick and easy – the only equipment you need is a stick blender or jug blender to make it nice and smooth. I make a few different combinations of vegetable soup but this is one I […]
This is so quick, easy and makes a delicious summers day lunch. I was very lucky enough to get hold of some broad bean leaves at the market in Skibbereen at the weekend, which have a superb flavour but are very hard to come by. This would work just as well with rocket, or a baby […]
Omelettes are a great source of protein and a really quick and cheap meal. You can fill them with your favourite ingredients or just use what is to hand when you are making one. Smoked salmon and spinach are a delicious combination though the smoked salmon will put the price up a bit. I think it […]