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Pasta Masterclass at Jamie’s Italian

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We were incredibly lucky to be invited by Jamie Oliver’s Irish business partner to visit their restaurant, Jamie’s Italian, in Dundrum, to have a pasta masterclass with their chefs. Even… Read More »

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Convenience at a price?

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We often hear excellent and convincing arguments for convenience in cooking and as a busy family of 5, we’re all for convenience too. Whether it be bulk cooking a dish… Read More »

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What has gone wrong with our daily bread?

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  I’ve known for a long time that the majority of the packaged sliced bread that you buy from the supermarket, especially the white variety, is not good… Read More »

Pancake recipe from Saucepan Kids

Bored with breakfast?

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Mornings always seem to be chaotic in our house no matter how much prep we do the night before or no matter how early we get up! Then… Read More »

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Homemade Pizza and Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Often on Saturday nights we have pizza for dinner. But not just any old frozen pizza, takeaway or delivery – we make our own homemade pizzas. We do this… Read More »

chocolate truffle recipe

Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Now these are very special indeed. They are rich and luxurious and you certainly wouldn’t have them everyday! They are easy and messy and scrummy and make the… Read More »

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German Christmas Biscuits Recipe

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Lebkuchen are spicy German biscuits (not that spicy!) associated with Christmas and are decorated with icing. So get out there and buy the ingredients and make them before… Read More »

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Traditional Christmas Cake Recipe

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Well it’s that time again when we need to make the Christmas cake. This traditional Christmas cake recipe has been handed down the generations in my family, it’s… Read More »

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Making your baking trays non-stick

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In this top cooking tip we are going to show you a really quick and easy way of making sure your cakes and loaves of bread don’t stick… Read More »

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Toffee Apples Recipe

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These toffee apples are simple to make, fun to decorate and rather tasty too. Along with apple bobbing and the flour game* these are ideally for a Hallowe’en… Read More »

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Irish Barmbrack Tea Cake Recipe

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This Irish barmbrack tea cake recipe is often baked for Hallowe’en. I call it a cake but it really falls between cake and bread. Previously we’ve bought one… Read More »

Saucepan Kids celebrate World Egg Day 2014

World Egg Day 2014

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Did you know that today (October 10th 2014) is World Egg Day? We don’t normally celebrate these kind of things but we’re huge fans of eggs here at… Read More »

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Tesco Launch Wonky Veg Initiative

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Tesco Ireland have recently announced they will soon start stocking ‘wonky veg’ for their customers. What is wonky veg I hear you ask? Well, apparently every year millions… Read More »

Saucepan Kids oaty flapjacks recipe

Saucepan Kids Flapjack Recipe

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This is a family recipe that has been tailored from different flapjack recipes that we’ve come across over time. They’re great for a snack and in lunchboxes. My… Read More »

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