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How to Make Aubergine Risotto

You seem to burn almost as many calories making risotto as you do eating it – there’s constant action required to keep things under control.  Don’t worry, it’s not too difficult and it’s a lot of fun.  We’re going to … Continue reading

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How to Make Killer Lasagna for Eight

Here’s a recipe for homemade lasagna that feeds eight hungry people (or less with great leftovers).  We’ll be using mostly ingredients you can find at a local grocery store and it will cost you about 40‎€ (in Dublin, Ireland) or … Continue reading

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How to Make Citrus Chicken with Kale

Here’s a quick, easy recipe for citrus chicken and kale.  It costs around €8, feeds two people and it’s delicious and healthy.  Price based in Dublin, Ireland so may vary (I’m sure it’s cheaper elsewhere).  Let’s get started.

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Batchelor’s Breakfast (Fried Egg, Salmon, Toast)

Here’s a really easy, quick breakfast tip that requires hardly any time and preparation.  I dare call it a recipe because it’s so easy to make, but perhaps some folks haven’t thought of it.  I usually eat this once or … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Zucchini Pasta

This is a traditional Neapolitan recipe for vegetarian zucchini pasta popular in 19th century Napoli.  It’s simple, quick and delicious.  Total cost is around 6€, feeds two and takes around 30minutes.  Prices listed are for Dublin, Ireland.  Let’s get started.

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Stout-basted Toulouse Sausages and Vegetables

This is a more experimental recipe for seasoned French Toulouse sausages tossed in Siren Brewing Broken Dreams stout.  The sweetness and consistency of the stout contrasts well with the assortment of spices and the strong taste of Toulouse sausages. This … Continue reading

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How to make Eggtoast

Here’s a simple guide to making eggtoast.  This is simply a fried egg in between some bread, cooked in a pan.  Makes for a hearty morning meal before you go out to plow those fields, feeds two people and takes … Continue reading

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