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Tiffin Cake

February 7, 2017

Tiffin Cake is a favorite in Ireland at home with a cup of tea or in a coffee shop. Tiffin cake is also known as Chocolate Biscuit Cake or Chocolate Fridge Cake, however it is more of a cookie consistency than a cake.  The best part about this recipe is there is no oven required, only […]

10 Irish Films Found on Amazon Prime

June 22, 2016

I am always looking for new Irish films and TV shows.  I am addicted to Amazon, anyone who knows me can tell you this. I may be one of their best customers because I am constantly ordering something, something I probably do not need but I just cannot help myself. Having the Prime movies and TV shows […]

Dingle – A Must See Destination in Ireland

May 5, 2016

Dingle is a must see destination in Ireland.  The Dingle Peninsula is located in County Kerry and is the westernmost tip of Ireland and in all of Europe. Much of the Dingle Peninsula is  Gaeltacht , a region in Ireland where the Irish language is widely spoken. The scenery is breathtaking, sheep filled green meadows with rugged spectacular coastlines […]

10 of the Best Foreign TV Shows

April 11, 2016

I know I usually only write about Irish things here but I wanted to do a post about the best foreign TV shows. Last year we gave up our cable subscription,  it was outrageously expensive and now just pay for internet. I do subscribe to Amazon Prime, Netflix and Acorn TV. This is all I watch now. […]

Cottage Pie

March 18, 2016

Yesterday was St. Patrick’s day and my son begged me to make him Cottage Pie. I love Cottage Pie,  it is the ultimate Irish comfort food and one of my favorites. Here in the United States it is always called Shepherd’s Pie but Shepherd’s Pie is made with lamb and Cottage pie is made with beef. […]

Irish Shortbread Key Lime Pie

November 19, 2015

I had recently bought key lime juice when I was in Key West and could not wait to make a Key Lime Pie but as with most things I thought – “How can I give this an Irish spin”? I decided to make an Irish Shortbread Key Lime Pie.  The Irish shortbread crust was delicious with the key lime […]

NYC Irish Film Festival 2015

September 24, 2015

This is an event I wait for every year, the Irish Film Festival. This year the festival will take place from Friday October 2, 2015 -Sunday October4, 2015. Irish Screen America, formerly known as Irish Film New York,  puts together this three day festival every year which showcases Irish filmmakers.  I have seen some wonderful Irish movies and documentaries […]

3 Irish TV Shows You Should Be Watching

June 24, 2015

      It is very easy to find British TV shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime. While I love all of the British series I am always on the lookout for any Irish TV shows.  Unfortunately they are a lot harder to find. When I do find them I make it a point to watch them, here are three […]

Irish Quiche

May 7, 2015

  My sister visited a few months ago and we went to a local place for Quiche and since then I have had such a craving for it. I decided I would try to make my own but give it an Irish twist. What makes everything more delicious, yup you guessed it – Guinness and […]

Pancake Tuesday

February 17, 2015

      Hello all, today is Pancake Tuesday also known as Shrove Tuesday. Pancake Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. It is called Pancake Day because it is the day traditionally for eating pancakes  as a way to use up any  milk, butter and eggs which at one time were forbidden during the […]