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5 Veggie Dinners

Mon, 19 Oct 2015

You don’t need meat to make a wholesome delicious meal and we often find vegetarian dishes are quick and easy to prepare. Here’s our top 5 veggie dinners:     Mexican Eggs offer one pan of spicy deliciousness that we can dip toasted bread into. This is a dinner win in all of our family’s books. […]

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5 Ways With Eggs

Fri, 16 Oct 2015

We love an egg here at I Love Cooking. They are cheap, delicious and one of natures finest superfoods. Choose the freshest, best quality eggs you can find; free-range is always better, for you and the hens who lay them.   Smoky Chicken with Rice & Eggs is a Spanish take on kedgeree, and tastes […]

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Watch It – Raspberry Jam

Sun, 20 Sep 2015

Always wanted to make jam but freaked out about how? Never fear, friends, our how to video is here. Raspberry jam can be made in minutes with our easy to follow video – check it out here.   For more how to videos and step by step guides, check out our collection here.

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Pimp Your Pasta Recipes

Tue, 08 Sep 2015

Pasta is a firm favourite in Irish homes, and it’s easy to see why. With a few simple tweaks, you can transform your pasta recipes to restaurant standard. Stand back and watch your family get excited! Undercook your pasta by one or two minutes and finish it IN the cooking sauce, with a slug of […]

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Top 5 After School Snacks

Tue, 25 Aug 2015

We have put together some great after school snacks to help you and the kids get over that afternoon slump. Try some these quick, easy but most importantly healthy fruit skewers – no recipe simply use seasonal fresh fruit and put onto wooden sticks.   Get the kids involved with some baking a try our […]

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5 Ways With Mince

Tue, 04 Aug 2015

Minced beef is an essential part of the Irish family shop. Most of us cook with mince one or twice a week, especially those of us with large families. It’s economical and versatile, and with a little love can taste totally amazing. Look out for lean beef, organic if you are so inclined. The butcher’s […]

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How To Throw A Pizza Party

Sun, 05 Jul 2015

Potentially the most amazing party you have ever thrown, a pizza party is great in many ways. Your guests get to eat lots, and you get to cook less. Preparation is key, and once you are all organised, sit back and relax. This is the one time your guests will actually want to take charge […]

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How To Make The Perfect Sponge

Sun, 07 Jun 2015

If you’ve ever suffered from droopy cakes, or wondered why your Victoria Sponge tastes like a heavy brick, then never fear. Our top tips and foolproof recipes will ensure that your sponge is perfect, every time. Remember that baking is a science. Measure out all your ingredients correctly, sift the flour to make sure there […]

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3 Easy Ice-Cream Desserts

Tue, 26 May 2015

It is officially ice-cream season. If your kids have been pestering you in the freezer aisle for the last few months YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Luckily for you, we have three awesomely easy ice-cream desserts that the whole family can get involved in making… just in time for school holidays! Ice-Cream Sandwiches These double chocolate […]

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Homemade Lemonade Made Easy

Mon, 11 May 2015

The summer proper is almost upon us, and with it ENDLESS requests for delicious, thirst-quenching drinks. We are not suggesting that you do this every day, but if you fancy something totally delicious, why not whip up a batch of homemade lemonade to treat the troops? If you are having grown-ups around, we are not […]

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Top 5 Birthday Cakes

Wed, 29 Apr 2015

Got a celebration coming up? Check out our super amazing birthday cakes that will make little people, quite literally, jump for joy. Train Cake This cute train cake is assembled using shop-bought cake, and if you like, store bought frosting. Giant Cupcake Cake What’s better than a cupcake? A giant cupcake cake! This novelty cake […]

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How To Make A Train Cake

Thu, 02 Apr 2015

This cute train cake is assembled using store bought cake, and if you like, store bought frosting. Although, we’ve included a recipe for our favourite vanilla buttercream because it’s simply delicious, and of course, you could bake your own Madeira loaves if you wanted to. Apart from the time-saving from using bought Madeira sponges, it’s […]