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Mini Egg Easter Cake Recipe

Mini Egg Easter Cake Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

This cake recipe looks so impressive – yet it’s really straight forward and fun to assemble. With Easter just around the corner – a celebration cake is definitely worth thinking about. I always associate Easter with new beginnings, the days become brighter and there’s a different energy in the air. Easter is a time to …

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Creamy Red Lentil Dahl Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

As the seasons change, our moods change – so we tend to seek out comfort food and colourful finds to brighten the days. Creamy curries and spicy foods add that element of warmth that help lift our spirits. This lentil dahl recipe is a fantastic mood food – packed with seasonal ingredients that are nourishing, …

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Apple and Blackberry Cobbler Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

There’s nothing quite like a warm cobbler on a chilly autumn evening. Juicy fruits and a little sweetness added to this Apple and Blackberry Cobbler recipe will bring your senses to life and make you feel that warmth we crave on dark nights. Ingredients: Fruit Filling – 250g blackberries – 300g apple – 3 tbsp honey – ½ a lemon …

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Apple, Raisin and Oat Cakes Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

An apple a day keeps the Doctor away right?! So, lets throw it into cake form along with some energy giving oats and juicy raisins and you’ve got yourself a grab and go snack. The list of ingredients for this apple, raisin and oat cakes recipe might seem long – but honestly, you’ll probably have …

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Red Berry Galette Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

Red Berry Galette Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

This red berry galette recipe is really quite simple – yet it looks so beautiful and elegant on the table. Anna-Jane has added some raspberries to this recipe – but you can also add things like blackberries or cherries to mix it up. Ingredients: Pastry – 120g plain white flour – 60ml ice cold water – …

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Oriental Beef Noodle Salad Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

Summer food means quick and easy meal prep with fresh Irish ingredients that are easy to find. This is a light and healthy dish that incorporates the much loved Irish steak – with a bit of an oriental twist. This Beef Noodle Salad recipe is a delicious way to kick start your summer dining and …

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tortilla soup recipe Anna Jane Kingston

15 Minute Tortilla Soup Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

I can’t force the sun to shine but I can always bring some heat to the kitchen. Mexican dishes are definitely hot on my list of favourite foods – from burritos to tacos and everything else in between. It’s fusion food at its finest, a whole bunch of flavours, textures and colour smashed together – …

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Thyme to Eat Chocolate and Coffee Ice Cream Cake

Vegan Chocolate Coffee Ice Cream Cake Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

Who remembers those Sunday’s when it was all about the Romantica Ice Cream Cake at the end of dinner? Well, as I concocted and perfected this new recipe, those childhood memories came flooding back! From freezer to plate, those ten minutes of waiting for the ice cream cake to defrost to edible form were quite …

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Thai Fish Curry Anna Jane Kingston Thyme to Eat

Spicy Thai Fish Curry Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

Really and truly a lifesaver at times, Thai Curry is so easy to whip up and even easier when you have the paste pre – made and sitting in the fridge or freezer. Once you’ve got the paste down pat and suitably spiced to satiate those all important taste buds, this could potentially become a …

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Anna Jane Kingston Leek & Potato Soup

Hearty Leek and Potato Soup Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

I can still remember sitting at the kitchen table in Donegal and telling my Mum that her Leek and Potato Soup was my all time favourite! That statement was made about twenty years ago and I still haven’t changed my mind about my soup preference. Unfortunately, my location is some 272 kilometres away from my …

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Anna Jane Kingston Banana & Pecan Loaf

Banana & Pecan Spelt Loaf Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

We’ve all come across the dreaded speckled black bananas lying at the bottom of the fruit bowl, the ones that not many folk want to eat! Well, there’s really no need to despair, as one should rejoice in the fact that you can make the most glorious banana loaf without all the processed sugars. The …

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Vegan Cacao Delights Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

Oozing with goodness and flavour, these delightful little treats might just knock your socks off! Don’t be deceived by their simple appearance, because once you pop them into your mouth -you’ll be pleasantly surprised. There are so many ways to experiment with this recipe too, you can roll them around in cacao nibs, desiccated coconut …

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Celeriac, Thyme and Crispy Pancetta Soup

Celeriac, Thyme and Crispy Pancetta Soup Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

Despite it’s rather grotesque and bulbous appearance, celeriac – also known as the turnip rooted celery; boasts a beautiful sweet and nutty flavour. Celeriac is a fantastic vegetable to pick up in Ireland at the moment, as it’s 100% in season. Not only is the humble celeriac affordable, but it’s also low in calories, filling, …

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Anna Jane Kingston Celeriac Gratin

Celeriac, Potato and Parmesan Gratin Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

Certainly a dish in it’s own right, a creamy gratin is a delicious classic that’s indulgent in flavour. Pair it with a nice glass of vino and you’ve got yourself the ultimate comfort food. As a side dish for the Christmas feast, gratin will definitely wow your dining compatriots. I choose celeriac as one of …

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Ginger and Cardamom Cake

Gluten-Free Ginger & Cardamom Cake Recipe by Anna-Jane Kingston

I love a good teacake I do! For me, this particular cake has a lovely balance of sweetness and spice and I think it’s just perfect for the darker autumn evenings that are upon us. In saying that though, I do advocate this type of cake for breakfast too. Just a small slice of this …

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Ireland’s biggest Baking Festival for Food Lovers, Home Bakers and Cake Decorators – October 17th and 18th

Galway’s 3rd annual Bake Fest festival returns to Leisureland this October for two jammed-filled days of fun that will appeal to anyone who has a passion for baking. The two-day event is packed with demonstrations, classes and interactive workshops and runs from Saturday 17th October through Sunday 18th October. The event is devoted to all …

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Jumpin’ Jambalaya Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

Oh Jambalaya… the word itself makes me want to dance! Originating from the vibrant city of New Orleans, this flavourful fusion dish offers up a real taste of creole cooking. Chicken and sausage generally always feature in a jambalaya, but you can mix it up and add some prawns or cooked ham if you like. …

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Easy Chicken Tagine Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston with wine pairing

Chicken tagine is one of my favourite one pot wonders. It’s a super duper dish for the whole family to enjoy, and it’s nourishing and economical too. Traditionally, you’d use a tagine pot to create this Moroccan feast, but it’s really not a necessity, a large saucepan will work just as well. Serves 4 Ingredients …

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