Malahide, Ireland: Photo Diary

Check out: Malahide Castle and Gardens Visit Avoca shop, full of gifts and trinkets and the most heavenly scones Walk along the Seafront trail Pop into the independent coffee shops for a treat

Cranberry and Pumpkin Seed Loaf

There’s nothing quite like a hot loaf out of the oven, spread liberally with rich butter. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures and this loaf is not exception! Malty bread, sprinkled in with pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries. It works very well as a lovely breakfast loaf. Cranberry and Pumpkin Seed Loaf (makes 2 small…

Mini Egg Easter Macarons

This has been my third attempt at making macarons and they’re still not quite right. First I tried a simple recipe online, using three unmeasured egg whites, lets say they didn’t turn out quite as expected. Second time around I tried to get all fancy and make pink and yellow macarons, to make rhubarb and…

Oreo Cheesecake

For Hania and Jordan Ah a classic, an all round party pleaser in its simplest form, cheesecake! It’s easy to make and even easier to eat! Oreo Cheesecake You will need a 7 inch spring form round tin Ingredients: (for the crust) 150g oreos, biscuit only 25g butter, melted (for the filling) 500g cream cheese…

Rhubarb and Ginger Mini Loaf Cakes

Forced rhubarb, currently in season, brilliantly pink and sweet, matches perfectly with ginger and makes a mean cake! Everything mini is cuter right? And these cakes are no exception, serving 2 to 3 people per cake, depending on how much cake you eat! Rhubarb and Ginger Mini Loaf Cakes  (you will need 3 mini loaf…