Food

Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary

I have no enticing picture because a. I am not neat or precise when it comes to chopping or arranging ingredients and b. I ate it too fast to take a pic after. Approx instructions for this amazing soup are as follows… 1. Find a way to chop butternut squash. 2. Rest for a while as you will likely hate butternut squash by now and may not even have all your fingers in tact anymore.…

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The Best Lunch Deal in Dublin…So Far

By far the best lunch deal I’ve found in Dublin so far is at Soup Dragon on Capel Street. For €3 you get a really great soup and get to choose from a wide variety and lovely tasty breads and a piece of fruit of your choice. Save it for your three o clock snack or for your morning elevenses the following day! Either way it will all keep you happy, healthy and full. Their…

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Cheap Lunches Dublin – Brother Hubbard

Brother Hubbard is a lovely wee spot. Their coffee is the bizness and the place looks amazing thanks to Dublin Design duo Design Goat. It’s a bit over my measly food budget to be eating lunch their normally but take away soup with really lovely breads is 4.50. Decent. And the soup is tasty as fuck. Looking forward to trying their juices too. They’re on capel street in the city centre and go with plenty…

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Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

These are yum and easy and the first thing i’ve written into my Old Book Hides Handbound Hardback Journal! 2013 is pretty good so far :) Ingredients: 3 eggs, well beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup butter ¾ cup white sugar ¾ cup brown sugar 2½ cups self raising or plain flour (depending on if you want them flat or pouffy) 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups of oatmeal (or porridge oats) Chopped hazelnuts Chocolate…

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Dublin Coffee Culture – The Fumbally and Tamp & Stitch

Dublin coffee culture is changing. I’m an avid coffee lover and although i don’t know everything about it i know what i like and spent a bit of time in Australia working as a barista. I have two new favourite places for coffee in dublin. And i think they’re getting busier all the time so they probably don’t need me writing about them, but just in case you haven’t been yet. The first is the…

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Best Places To Eat in Dublin – La Dolce Vita

The Queen of Tarts in Dublin, which has two locations, has become famous for their good food, amazing cakes, beautiful atmosphere and sweet atmosphere. But next door the the Cow’s Lane Queen of Tarts is an inconspicuous looking restaurant called La Dolce Vita. There is nothing striking about it’s exterior next to the bright red busy-ness of Queen of Tarts, but as soon as you walk in the door it smells like great Italian cheese…

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Things To Do in Ireland: Day Trip to Kilkenny

Kilkenny is one of Ireland’s oldest cities and thus settled comfortable home to culture, history and a great arts scene. It is definitely more a crafts arts scene than a contemporary arts scene but it has it’s moments for that too, especially at the Kikenny Arts Festival which runs every August and is well worth checking out. (Bring / borrow / rent a car if you’re going to this as there’s usually stuff all over…

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