Being an absolute crazy pickle lover, I will never really understand people who don’t like pickles. Not to mislead you into thinking I do not have pickle hating friends… I do. Before the burger can even touch the table they are throwing all their pickles my way… I mean c’mon, it cant get much better than that!
This weekend it was my goal to dive into learning how to pickle some of these delicious summer veggies, without necessarly having to learn how to/buy the equipment to can.
Quick pickling is also a brilliant solution for preserving an assortment of vegetables from the market or your garden. It also gives you the freedom to get a little creative with the different types and quanities of herbs and spices! I highly recommend all my pickle lovers to give it a try for themselves! Read more
Simple, yet delicious! After cooking school, I have really come to appreciate each individual ingredient and I really believe that this recipe below highlights the beauty of these potatoes! Instead of coating them in sour cream or yogurt, I decided to keep this recipe light with a burst of fresh herbs.
The summer season provides us with so many beautiful fruits. I am all about simplicity, but I think it’s about time we experiment with pairing these fruits with some of the other bright summer flavors rather than than serving them alone. I love the saying, “what grows together, goes together.” Some of my favorite summer combinations have been fruits and herbs.
When thinking of steak and eggs you probably imagine a large, greasy meal of meat and eggs. Well it doesn’t have to be that way. Steak and Eggs can be a healthy start to your day when the right ingredients are used, and given that they are cooked in a smart way.
One of my favorite memories at Ballymaloe Cookery School was walking into the green house with the feeling of just stepping into a rain forest of tomato vines from floor to ceiling. The vibrant colors of the tomatoes ranging from green to deep red could not even be captured by a camera they were so naturally beautiful.