Tag Archive: Ireland

Masterchef Ireland 2012 seeks aspiring chefs

RTÉ Television is searching for all amateur cooks who think they have what it takes to be the next MasterChef Ireland 2012 and take home a prize of  €25,000. Speaking about the new… Continue reading

Kerry celebrates local artisan producers

At Simple Speedy Snacks we like good food stories! As we know Ireland is in a terrible recession so it is important that we support local Irish food producers! Taste Kerry is a… Continue reading

Kale Chips (Crisps)

If you are looking for a green healthy snack for St. Paddy’s day, then look no further..here it is! Kale is a form of cabbage, it can be green or purple. Kale is very… Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

Tis the season to be Irish! St. Patrick’s day is celebrated across the globe with people drinking lots of alcohol!  So let’s begin the St Paddy’s day preparations with a look at Irish beverages! But before… Continue reading

Caviar in a recession!

“Let them eat cake”, Marie Antoinette announced when she was told the public has no money to buy bread. In a terrible recession, who thought there would be a market for caviar in… Continue reading

Christmas Pudding Shake- Eddies

Eddie Rocket’s is one of Ireland’s most loved fast-food brands. Eddie’s transports you back to the 1950’s with its music, food and design. On a recent trip to Eddie’s, I decided to try the… Continue reading

Magic Reindeer Food

Students from Kilcolgan Educate Together National School in Co Galway have made the RTE news this week for the success for their new Christmas project. The children aged 9 – 12 years have made reindeer… Continue reading

Winter Wonderland Kilmainham Dublin

We recently visited 7UP Winter Wonderland at Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. The German style Christmas market is open until January 8th 2012 and admission is FREE. As you enter the market, there is a santa… Continue reading

My favourite hot chocolate in Dublin

My favourite hot chocolate in Dublin is from Insomnia. It is very sweet (not sickly sweet) but if you are a hot chocolate drinker like me, then you will love it! The Lilly O Briens… Continue reading

No recession at Avoca

There was no sign of the recession today at Avoca Store and Cafe, which was crowded with christmas shoppers. The popular chic hide-out for ‘yummy mummies’ is an Irish family run business that has nine… Continue reading