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Revisiting The Brown Hound Cafe, Drogheda

Do you know that feeling of finding a place you really like, be it a shop, cafe, theatre or garden, and hoping it will never ever change? That’s the feeling I have about one of my favourite places to visit when I am home in Ireland – The Brown Hound Cafe in Bryanstown, Drogheda. I… Continue reading Revisiting The Brown Hound Cafe, Drogheda

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How To Make Drop Scones (or Fluffy Pancakes)

With Shrove Tuesday coming up, my mind has turned to pancakes and toppings. When I was growing up we rarely had pancakes but we often had drop scones for breakfast. If we were really lucky our minder would make them and have them on the table at 3pm when we came in from school. We… Continue reading How To Make Drop Scones (or Fluffy Pancakes)

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The Big End Of Year #ClearOutAndEat Giveaway!

A few months ago I decided to share my Clear Out And Eat philosophy over on Instagram and I am so glad I did. The feedback has been great. I have really enjoyed seeing your photos and reading how you’ve made something from nothing, used up rather than thrown out or invented a delicious new… Continue reading The Big End Of Year #ClearOutAndEat Giveaway!