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Sunday AM 23rd April 2017

Vegetarian Recipes on TV3’s Sunday AM

Healthy Nachos & Potato & Spinach Curry from my book, Good Food No Stress Watch the clip for the Nachos here and the Potato & Spinach Curry here Healthier Nachos 2  tortilla  wraps (wholemeal or corn) 3 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tbsp freshly ground coriander (optional) 1/2 tbsp freshly ground cumin (optional) ½ tsp salt […]

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January FoodCast: Beef & Guinness Stew with Colcannon on LMFM Radio

It’s January folks and time for a comforting bowl of hearty Beef & Guinness Stew with Colcannon. This recipe makes plenty for 6 people but do increase the quantity and make extra to put by for another day if you’re feeding a gang! Any leftover Colcannon is gorgeous turned into a potato cake with poached […]

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Traditional Christmas Cake on TV3

  Watch the clip on TV3 here and see the recipe below! Traditional Christmas Cake This is a traditional cake that matures nicely with “feeding” which means adding a little alcohol (we are using sherry) every week or so. It’s best to make this at least 4 weeks before Christmas as the flavour mellows and the […]

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Chicken Tandoori Pockets on TV3's Sunday AM

Chicken Tandoori Pockets on TV3’s Sunday AM

Try these tasty and pretty healthy Chicken Tandoori Pockets for a quick mid-week meal! Watch here and see the full recipe here.

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Slow Braised Beef Cheeks and Chocolate, Orange & Amaretti Cake on TV3

Watch the Beef Cheeks here and the Chocolate, Orange & Amaretti Cake here

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Lunchbox Ideas on LMFM!

  Mini Frittata Cups  Ingredients: 3 eggs 50ml Cream Any fillings you fancy such as grated parmesan, ham, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, herbs, bacon, tomatoes or my favourite combo: feta, mint & sautéed courgettes. 1 Wholemeal Wrap A glug of olive oil Cupcake tray Method: Preheat the oven to 180˚C, 160˚C Fan or gas mark 4. […]

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Sunday Am 31st July

Light, healthy & summery on TV3- Fragrant Pea Soup & Salmon Chow Mein

Two light and healthy dishes on Sunday AM this week! Watch the Fragrant Pea Soup here and the Salmon Chow Mein here Fragrant Pea & Lemongrass Soup (Serves 4-6)   Ingredients: 1 onion 1 clove garlic 1 red chilli 2 stalks of lemongrass A thumbsized piece of ginger 850 ml chicken or vegetable stock 450 g fresh […]

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July Weather Foodcast on LMFM- Fast Fresh Fish!

It was all about lovely fresh fish this month. Here are some imaginative ways to serve up a healthy fish dish! Listen to the full feature here Indian Style Mackerel with Gooseberry Chutney & Grape Salad Ingredients: Serves 4 4 mackerel, filleted, pin bones removed For the spice paste: ½ tsp ground cumin ¼ tsp […]

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Guinness Brown Bread

Father’s Day Meal on TV3’s Sunday AM

Watch & get the recipes for Stout Brown Bread with Clogher Head Crab Claws here and Spatchcock Chicken with Saffron Aioli and Herby Roast Potatoes here

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June Weather Foodcast on LMFM Radio- BBQ!

A note about barbequing: The best way to bbq is by lighting your bbq in advance of cooking. The bbq needs to be hotter than you would like to cook initially as this will sterilize the grill and really get the heat going. When it is really good and hot (about 10 mins for a […]

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