Posted: 02 March '12 by Niall and Kelly
Taste of Dublin 2012 is on from 14-17 June – with Jamie Oliver launching the event and giving his first ever live cookery demo in Ireland! With interactive masterclasses, QandA sessions with top chefs and over 100 exhibitors, there’s LOTS for foodies to see and do!
Categories: Things to do
Posted: 22 March '11 by Kelly
Kelly, Nicky and Elham visited Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant in Westfield Shopping Centre, London. Aside from the decor and world’s best olives, it was a bit of a disappointment..
Categories: Restaurant Reviews
Posted: 01 March '11 by Niall
We made this fantastic recipe at Christmas, replacing the traditional baked ham with this Italian porchetta.. And it was an immediate hit! The pork shoulder is a cheaper cut of meat but, given a bit of care and enough gentle cooking, can give tremendous results. I wouldn’t go so far as to say that the..
Posted: 02 February '11 by Niall and Kelly
A panettone has become a traditional Christmas purchase in our house. The Italian sweet bread sums up everything that is good about the Christmas holidays – the decorative “wrapping” paper around the base, the spiced scent, the candied peel secreted in the fluffy bread, the sheer size of the thing – it’s unapologetically, excessively festive…
Posted: 28 May '10 by Kelly
A few weeks ago Niall and I announced a competition to win a copy of the ‘Jamie does…’ cookbook. We asked you to name Jamie Oliver’s alter-ego – the answer, of course, was ‘The Naked Chef’. We’ve picked a name at random from the correct entries and I can tell you that the lucky winner..
Categories: Competitions and Promotions
Posted: 07 May '10 by Niall
After weeks (and several small forests worth) of election pamphlets being forced through our letterbox, Kelly and I have stopped running to the door each time we hear another sheaf of paper being delivered. Pointedly ignoring the front-door for several hours, it was a nice surprise to find that Jamie Oliver’s new book “Jamie Does..”..
Categories: Books for Cooks
Posted: 29 January '10 by Niall
Pasta al forno means “pasta from the oven” and is a popular dish in Italy. The method for making Pasta al forno is fairly simple and similar to those for lasange but you’ll see that it is much easier to make and needs far less cooking time. This recipe for making this Pasta al Form..
Posted: 06 October '09 by Niall
We came across this posting the other day, and thought you might like to know. The Fifteen Foundation is running a competition to win two tickets to Fifteen’s fundraiser, “Big Night Out with Fifteen”. The purpose of Big Night Out with Fifteen, which is in it’s fifth year, is to raise funds for Fifteen’s chef..
Categories: Things to do