Cranberry Breakfast Muffins

Cranberry Breakfast Muffins

Dear readers, if one day you should find yourself working crazy long hours on the other side of town, remember this post. These muffins will save your life.* The recipe came to me Confessions of a Tart, who described them as “the perfect breakfast muffin“. She could just be right. What do you think? Are … Continue reading

Tomato, Goats Cheese and Mustard Tart

Tomato, Goats Cheese and Mustard Tart

I’m not sure what is responsible for my tart-baking obsession of late, sweet or savoury, I just can’t get enough of them. I’ve tried to break the habit, bookmarking and post-it-ing dishes at a rate of knots, but when it comes to getting in the kitchen, it’s the tarts that call to me. I think part … Continue reading

Homemade Salsa

There’s something inherently amusing about the way people can fixate en-masse over aspects of the weather. When I lived in Cambridge, the first week of the bitterly cold winter would inevitably result in a new kind of greeting, an urban myth which would be repeated again and again, as if just saying it would make … Continue reading

Strawberry Tart

I seem to have just missed Bord Bia’s National Strawberry Week while on my Croatian travels, but really, you don’t ever need an excuse to indulge in fresh Irish strawberries. At the moment, I’m particularly enjoying them for my lunch, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and black pepper. A friend tipped me off on this one, … Continue reading