Mexican Night Preparations Part 1

A couple of weeks ago I posted about a slow-cook chilli beef and a mojito inspired cheesecake I'd made and I hinted that the cheesecake in particular needed some tweaks and refinement. So, this weekend, as a practice run for my Mexican bistro night in June (which is now fully booked no less!), I made … Continue reading Mexican Night Preparations Part 1

Speedy Spicy Supper No.2

I've just returned from a lovely overnight stay at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle Co. Down. It was really lovely - relaxing and indulgent and with some really nice food thrown in. I had no camera with me and my phone is tragically bad for photos, so I have no pics of the yummy … Continue reading Speedy Spicy Supper No.2

Slow-Cook Weekend – Real Chilli Beef and Mojito-inspired Cheesecake

A local cafe has decided to take a punt and allow me to run my very first 'bistro' night there in a few weeks. Big thank you to Tracy at the Whistlestop Cafe in Whitehead and to my neighbour Maeve who is partnering with me in this venture! Ever since Tracy agreed, I've been mulling … Continue reading Slow-Cook Weekend – Real Chilli Beef and Mojito-inspired Cheesecake