Gunternation » Bill Cooks Our life in Ireland Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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 Panzanella with feta and olives Wed, 29 Jun 2011 22:58:40 +0000 My apologies for the crappy photo–I had already tasted the salad and couldn’t take the time out from eating for a proper photo. Man, is this good. Panzanella is a Tuscan salad of bread and tomatoes. It’s a great use for stale bread, and tonight I happened to have some stale homemade wholemeal [...]]]> 1 Sopes with Dublin Bay prawns Wed, 04 May 2011 17:00:49 +0000 Howth Prawn Festival without buying some prawns so we picked up a pound at Nicky’s Plaice. Also, we needed to satisfy a craving for sopes.  First, the roasted tomato salsa. I grilled five medium tomatoes, one halved and peeled red onion and [...]]]> 6