Gunternation » Bill Our life in Ireland Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Never buy hummus again Sun, 09 Mar 2014 19:06:48 +0000 ten, in fact. Natalie Portman eats her own weight in hummus every day. But the most important reason to eat hummus is that it’s just damn delicious. Scoop it up with pita, spread it on a baguette, dip your carrot sticks in it, eat it [...]]]> 2 Slow Food Dublin Table Quiz Tue, 23 Jul 2013 23:46:33 +0000 It’s time again for the Slow Food Dublin annual table quiz. This year they’re supporting the Dublin Urban Farm, a fantastic project exploring new techniques for growing food in an urban setting. Do check out the website as they have a lot of pans in the fire: aquaponics, mushrooming, 160 different varieties of [...]]]> 0 Ballymaloe Transition Year Courses Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:04:14 +0000 0 Quick from Scratch: Spicy Greens and Red-cabbage Salad with Smoked Mackerel and Apples Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:00:25 +0000 Llewellyn’s Orchard in Lusk and Derrycamma cold-pressed rapeseed oil from Co. Louth. The apple balsamic has an wonderful sweet-tart flavor that works great with the pecans and mackerel and the rapeseed oil is [...]]]> 3 Quick from Scratch: Tofu with Spicy Pork and Snow Peas Thu, 23 Aug 2012 09:00:51 +0000 Quick from Scratch series I present to you my absolute favorite recipe, the page in my copy of the cookbook that’s falling out : Tofu with Spicy Pork and Snow Peas, a.k.a Fu Manchu Pork. While I don’t know if Fu Manchu partook of this particular [...]]]> 8 Culinary Quiz 2012 Sat, 14 Jul 2012 10:37:23 +0000 Slow Food is doing. So excited, in fact, that we’re helping to lead the Dublin Convivium.  Learn more about Slow Food and have a bit of craic 24 July at the Sugar Club at the Slow Food [...]]]> 0 Quick from Scratch: Aegean Pita Pizzas Wed, 04 Jul 2012 09:00:22 +0000 2 A Game Weekend Fri, 24 Feb 2012 23:41:13 +0000 Honest2Goodness (H2G) Market in Glasnevin on a recent Saturday (if you haven’t been, you must go–it’s fantastic) and was delighted to see that J. Hick and Sons were selling game at their stall: rabbit and venison. I picked up a pack of venison goulash (marinated in Ed Hick’s secret blend of [...]]]> 10 Bill Cooks: Sweet Potato Dauphinoise Thu, 05 Jan 2012 23:16:26 +0000 5 Bill Cooks: Inspired by sweet potatoes Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:54:56 +0000 roast sweet potato wedges with chili, well, you haven’t lived. So when I saw this dead simple recipe for baked [...]]]> 4