If you have plans for the kids' play area or bedrooms then we have the best competition for you to enter today. We've teamed up with Welsh artist, Lisa Jane Dhar, of Studio Noodles , to give one lucky winner a set of four eco prints! Lisa's newly released art prints are perfect for the...
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Home to Ireland’s largest collection of Irish designers, Kilkenny is a haven for home lovers, especially those who love to find quirky, quality accessories from top Irish brands! From kitchenware to handwoven textiles, handmade Irish candles to art and ceramics, Kilkenny’s 13 shops nationwide and...
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...
We've teamed up with the luxury candle makers, Architect At Home to give one lucky person this gorgeous Floral & Tea scented candle worth €50, just in time for summer.  TO ENTER All you have to do is leave us a comment, below, telling us what your favourite thing about...
chocolate chip cookies
Recipes free from sugar and gluten in no way mean fun-free.  Makes: 24 Ingredients 185g almond flour or blanched almonds (available in handy packs from Tesco, Lidl or Aldi) 30g coconut flour (from your local health food shop) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2...
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...

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