Electrolux is delighted to return as headline sponsor of Taste of Dublin 2015, which takes place from 11-14th June in the beautiful grounds of the Iveagh Gardens, so to celebrate we've teamed up with them to give one very lucky person a pair of day tickets for a delectable day...
Black beans, roasted peppers and chimchurri dressing
BLACK BEANS, ROASTED PEPPERS AND CHIMCHURRI DRESSING Chimichurri, the feisty Argentinean version of pesto, makes a great base for a salad dressing. You’ll have some left over so just keep it in a jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. It’s great poured over pasta, noodles, rice or beans, as here...
Char-grilled halloumi, courgette and mint salad
CHAR-GRILLED HALLOUMI, COURGETTE AND MINT SALAD Pomegranate molasses, a popular ingredient in Middle Eastern cooking, lends a tangy, sweet-sour flavour to the dressing for this main meal salad. It also makes a useful base for a marinade and goes particularly well with bean, poultry, meat and...
Goats' cheese, strawberry and basil salad
GOATS' CHEESE, STRAWBERRY AND BASIL SALAD This sounds an unusual combination but it works. It is a pretty, fragrant and light salad, which makes the perfect conclusion to a meal on a hot summer’s day, especially if you can’t decide between dessert or cheese! Greek basil has much smaller...
WARM HAM HOCK, BEETROOT AND LENTIL SALAD  Salads don’t have to be restricted to the warmer summer months; this winter alternative makes a simple meal served with crusty bread. It is equally good served at room temperature for lunch, and you could use cooked beetroot/beets and canned lentils for a quick meal.  3 uncooked beetroot, washed and each one cut into 8 wedges  4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil  200 g dried green lentils  2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped  1 courgette, quartered and diced  175
WARM HAM HOCK, BEETROOT AND LENTIL SALAD Salads don’t have to be restricted to the warmer summer months; this winter alternative makes a simple meal served with crusty bread. It is equally good served at room temperature for lunch, and you could use cooked beetroot/beets and canned lentils for a...
House and Home
We said it once and we'll say it again; this issue of House and Home really couldn't be any more 'summer' if it tried! Every page is bursting with useful advice, gorgeous imagery and inspiring ideas that will bring the season indoors. We're not calling this The Designer Issue for nothing,...
Ailesbury Road
Overseas-born and Dublin-based, A1 Architects, brought their international experience and respect for Dublin’s heritage homes when renovating this classic listed house on Ailesbury Road in Dublin 4. Extending an already large ambassador’s residence comes with its own...
Mojito Genoise
You may have noticed four recipes from the new book, Leiths How To Cook Cakes in our May/June issue of House and Home. We gave you the basics in the magazine but there's something extra here for you all today. Perfect for summer, grab your current copy and get baking this beauty. Below is the...
Have you entered our competition to win €1,000 worth of ACME Blinds in the current issue of House and Home? Well, now's your chance to enter online! Just email win@houseandhome.ie with the subject line 'Acme' and tell us the answer to this question, along with your contact...

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