Curried Cauliflower & Potato

A hugely popular dish in its Indian Motherland, Potato & Cauliflower Curry or “Aloo Gobi” is a deliciously simple curry to whip up and is also great for those Meat-Free-Mondays or any other meals you would like to try al-veggie. I made this dish a few weeks ago and put it away in portions for…

There’s No Taste Like Home

This weekend I decided to hide away at home and cook to my heart’s content (along with watching a scary amount of Gilmore Girls!) I pretty much spent the last of this month’s pay cheque on a super long list of ingredients and fired up the oven. I’ve been preparing so many new Autumn/Winter recipes in…

Simple Sunday Tray Bake

This recipe occurred to me by total accident and extremely unfortunate circumstances last Sunday. I made it home to my home-house for the first time in months and was so excited about my mothers Sunday dinner. My darling mother could sense the anticipation and even made double the provisions so that I could take some…

Steamed Hake & Greens in Broth

We recently went to a beautiful seafood restaurant on Dublin Bay called The Bay (https://bay.ie/) and it was simply delicious. I am a huge seafood fan and their menu was really great, there was so much I wanted to choose from but I settled on the old reliable hake and veg. Little did I know…

Chicken & Lentil Hot Pot

Last week was the week before pay day for me so there were slim pickin’s in the pantry. I always to try to keep my budget meals as healthy as possible and not resort to giant bowls of pasta so I had a look at what I had and thought about what I fancied eating….

Infused Olive Oils

Olive oil is one of the good ones, full of the good fats and an essential cooking product for the healthy chef. To heat on the pan when cooking or drizzle over salad as a dressing alternative, its just something you need to have in the cupboard. A great way to enjoy olive oil more…

Inspiration : Asian

With overseas travel becoming more affordable and popular in recent years, international cuisine is fast becoming the same. Curries, stir fries, noodles, sushi – they are available everywhere now and the best thing about these South East Asian eats is that they’re quick, clean and wholesome. Travelling South East Asia last year was a culinary…

The Salad Bar – Tomato & Chick Pea Salad

This is such a good On-The-Go salad to have made up or it can be used as a side dish to a main meal.It takes 5 minutes to put together and tastes fab. Its super filling and packed with fibre too. Ingredients 1 tin Chick Peas 6 small – medium Tomatoes 1 Tbsp. Turmeric 1…

The Slow Cooker Series – Nepalese Lentil Curry

This curry takes a bit more work than most of my recipes but its one I really want to share. I went to Nepal in 2015 and as amazing as the views and the people and everything else that the country had to offer were, the recipe for this dish is one of the best…

What’s In Clodagh’s Cupboard?

To stay consistent with eating healthy when you’re on-the-go, it’s important to keep your pantry or cupboard stacked with handy, go-to items. This way, you’ll always have something on hand even when the fridge shelf is looking a bit bare (it’s usually the week for payday for me, sometimes I have sleep for dinner). The…

Soulful Soup

Soup. The epitome of comfort food. A centrepiece in the Irish family home. You really can’t beat coming home to a steaming bowl of fresh homemade soup. It’s the ideal dish to maximise your veg intake and keep your fridge clean. Almost any combination of vegetables will fuse to create a tasty and fresh pot…

Pesto Hey Presto!

Pesto is one of those inventions that, to me anyway, is truly life changing. It’s just so damn good! A pretty recent foodie phenomenon, this simple mix of ingredients transforms an everyday dish into something elegant and exotic, never mind frickin’ gorgeous. The best part is, pesto is ridiculously easy to make and here I’m…