Honeycomb

Honeycomb is one of the most fun sweets to make. You only need three ingredients – 4 if you want to smother it in chocolate πŸ˜‰ – and chances are you may already have them in the press! It’s very important for me to warn you that hot caramelΒ  is very dangerous and so is…

Brown Soda Loaf

Making brown bread couldn’t be easier – I make it two or three times a week and sometimes change it up by adding different seeds, nuts, sea salt, herbs, whatever you can think of! This recipe is great as it is but feel free to fancy it up with whatever flavours you have a hankering…

Apple Crumble Cake & Homemade Custard

You don’t have to use cooking apples in this recipes – any type of eating apple is just as perfect. In fact, I only really make this when I have apples that are past their prime in the fruit bowl and would be destined for the compost heap or the bin. With the custard, if…

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

This fried chicken recipe is one I’ve worked on over a long time. It has all the elements I love – super tasty crispy crumb, tender chicken and extra knobbeldy bits… You can use whatever chicken cuts you like for this recipe. May you prefer chicken tenders to whole chicken fillets or bone-in pieces like…

Leek & Potato Soup

There are hundreds if not thousands of recipes out there for leek and potato soup but this is the way I make it and it always goes down a treat! It’s easy, tasty and perfect comfort for these miserable afternoons with a lovely sambo, crusty rolls or some homemade brown bread. This recipe serves 2…

Spicebag & Sesame Honey Roasted Cashews

These roasted cashews are super cheap, easy and fast to make – you might even have the ingredients in the press already! The can be enjoyed on their own as a delicious crunchy snack or use them to add a burst of flavour and texture to salads, stir-fries, eggs any style or any dish you…

Banana & White Chocolate Loaf

Banana bread is one of the most satisfying things to make and eat! It puts those mushy, old, brown, spotty bananas to their best use, reduces waste AND gives a delicious cakey loaf for tea time or breakfast or whenever the hell you want it :-D! Your kitchen will smell divine too… I like to…

That Time I Started A Market

This time last year I was chatting idly with a new, very good friend about how cool a new market in Waterford would be, that would be looked forward to as a day out, that would be accessible for everyone. In all honesty I was completely dismissive of her following suggestion – “you could do…

Fruit & Cinnamon Soda Loaf

This is one of those super simple, chill day recipes that will give you a lovely comfy felling and make your house smell divine!     You’ll need: medium/large mixing bowl fork cup and spoon measures regular loaf tin   Ingredients: 2 & 1/2 cups of plain flour 1 & 1/2 tsp baking soda (aka…

Welcome!

Hello there, I’m Emma, welcome to my new blog! A few things about me: I’m a Waterford woman born and bred and I absolutely adore cooking, baking, dining out, dining in, talking about food, listening to foodie podcasts, reading foodie articles, books and posts, watching foodie programs and supporting local businesses, both food and non-food…