Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the ultimate relaxation spot

I am going to set a sumptuous scene for you here. A summer stay in a hotel set in 90 acres of mature wooded parkland and offering panoramic views over Oysterhaven Bay that is just 30 minutes from Cork City and 5 minutes away from a thriving seaside town. The staff are friendly and the … Continue reading Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the ultimate relaxation spot

Feeling Coq-y?

We’ve all realised it by now -- one of the best quarantine pastimes has been ordering in all the great food that Cork has to offer. I am the first to admit it, burgers and chicken are pretty much one of my favourite eat out options. From the most noteworthy city centre eateries to those … Continue reading Feeling Coq-y?

Jazzy Jambalaya

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, chopped 1 onion diced 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 5 button mushrooms Handful of baby spinach 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning 350ml chicken stock 150g of Basmati Rice Method  Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan or wok with a lid and brown … Continue reading Jazzy Jambalaya

Flirty Flapjacks

What makes these flapjacks flirty? Well firstly they contain no raisins because let’s face it raisins are the devils droppings. Secondly they have nuts and we all know that nuts are the start of a magnificent oaty treat. Then add the food of love chocolate chips and really you just wanna take them home and … Continue reading Flirty Flapjacks

Hearty Meaty Chilli

Chilli Con Carne, Taco Mince or Chilli are essentailly all of the same things to me. If you want to make this heartier and richer add some red wine or a couple of squares of dark chocolate. You can experiment with how hot it is by leaving the seeds in the fresh chillies if that … Continue reading Hearty Meaty Chilli

Sexy Chicken Goujons

Sexy Goujons I am missing going out. Having a glass of wine with something saucy on the side. Fear not I have been formulating some nice food to accompany quarantine drinks. These have a little kick to them and you can switch out the seasoning to things like cajun , garlic and herb or keep … Continue reading Sexy Chicken Goujons