Steffi’s Veggie Curry Casserole

Ingredients: 1 Tbspn. of ground cumin, turmeric, medium curry powder 1 Tspn. of chilli flakes 1 tin of coconut milk 1 red onion quartered 1 large white onion (two small) quartered 2 large carrots in 3-4cm pieces 4 medium potatoes quartered Any spare whole chillies 1 Knorr Veg stock cube 1 tin of coconut milk…

Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

This one I loved as it covers lunch and dinner for a few days and it’s so easy. For me, Elaine, working from home and having a busy schedule the slow cooker is such a lifesaver. This one you can do in the morning or on your lunch break and it’s pretty much ready for…

Elaine’s Brilliant Banana Bread

I absolutely love this, it’s my favourite banana bread! Thanks Elaine for the recipe! Ingredients: 225g plain flour 1 tspn. salt 1 heaped tspn. of baking powder 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 110g of caster sugar (normal is fine as well) 1 egg beaten 75ml of sunflower oil 2-3 drops of vanilla essence 65g of…

BBQ Time

I can’t believe this great weather we are having. Especially in Ireland it’s something that doesn’t happen too often. It would be rude not to have a BBQ. Below is a list of some BBQ ideas that I love. Hopefully it can give you some inspiration! πŸ™‚ Ingredients: Meat options; beef burgers, chicken burgers, chicken…

Delicious Homemade Cookies

With lots of chocolate in the house after Easter we decided to use them up based on the recipe from BBC Good Food. Please see link below: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/vintage-chocolate-chip-cookies This recipe is great. The 200g of chocolate chips we divided into 4 different types of cookies. We made Cadbury Buttons cookies (75g), Galaxy (plain) (50g), Galaxy…

Faith and Keith’s Pesto

Thank you so much for sending this to us via our instagram page @cookingincookley. It just looks incredible! Faith and Keith have been making this for the past couple of years and love it. They have wild garlic growing near them in the forest. We will have to try this Donal Skehan recipe! Ingredients needed….

Carrot Cake

This is my favourite carrot cake ever and I am so happy to share this recipe which was given to us so you can all enjoy it! Ingredients (serves 12 portions): Cake: 225g/8 oz self-raising flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 1.25 tsp baking soda 1.5 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 3 eggs beaten 175g/6 oz…

Chocolate chip scones made with cream

Chocolate chip scones made with cream. They are definitely worth the extra cals! Nom nom! Best served with tay! #chocolatechipscones #homemadescones #cookingincookley #enjoyfood #enjoymakingfood #bakingistherapy #whattodowhenstuckindoors ! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Ingredients (makes 6) * 280 g/10 oz. Plain flour, sifted * 1 tablespoon baking powder * 50 g/1.7 oz. granulated sugar * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 75 g/2.6 oz. cold butter, cut into small cubes…

Afternoon Tea

We were having family over during the half-term and decided to host an afternoon tea. It was a huge success! One of the guests who is a baker brought the chocolate cake and the meringue nests which were both amazing. He made the chocolate cake from hot chocolate drinking powder which I had never heard…

Bacon Soda Bread

Our Mam used to make this bread for us and it would all be eaten before it got a chance to cool. I used to love it with cream cheese on top. Absolutely gorgeous! I’m not eating meat anymore so Elaine was flying the flag for this one! Step 1: Fry up some bacon bits/rashers…