PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPSAND A NEW BOOK

This is my 8th year at the Ploughing Championships and I just love it and it seems to me that they just keep getting better. It is just a fabulous event and I will be there all three days this year doing cookery demos – at 11am, 1pm and 3pm on each of the three days.

Today, Tuesday I revealed the front cover of my new cookbook live on the restaurant’s Facebook page and you can watch the video on the link. I am so excited about this new book and I genuinely think it is my best one yet. It is a family cookbook and I hope that you all enjoy it and I would love to hear your thoughts on it.

FAMILY FOOD... I am very proud of my new book and hope that you will like it.

FAMILY FOOD… I am very proud of my new book and hope that you will like it.

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CHICKEN KORMA AND MEATBALLS – BACK TO SCHOOL HEAVEN

I was the Marian Finucane show at the weekend and talked about some recipes for quick tasty back to school meals. And on the blog today I am going to share a gorgeous Chicken Korma and a really tasty meatball dish. Perfect for the evening time and something quick and easy to get us all back into the swing of the school term.

KORMA HEAVEN... Try this delicious Chicken Korma as quick back to school recipe

KORMA HEAVEN… Try this delicious Chicken Korma as quick back to school recipe

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BACK TO SCHOOL WITH A LUNCH BOX WITH A DIFFERENCE

It is hard to believe that the summer holidays for the kids are almost over. How time flies! It has been a busy time in the restaurant and in the Cookery School while I also had a brilliant time recently at the Taste of Cavan food festival. It just gets better every year.

In this blog I am going to share with you a few ideas for those back to school lunch boxes. A biscuit with a difference and a gorgeous wrap. Hope you enjoy making them as much as I know the kids will enjoy eating them!

HEALTHY CRUNCH... Try these biscuits in your child's lunchbox

HEALTHY CRUNCH… Try these biscuits in your child’s lunchbox

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Five recipes shared with Marian

It is always a pleasure to be on the Marian Finucane show. I hope you enjoy these recipes that I shared with Marian at the weekend. A refreshing juice some delicious salads and yummy crepes. Hope you enjoy.

LOVE MARIAN... It is always a pleasure to be on the Marian Finucane show

LOVE MARIAN… It is always a pleasure to be on the Marian Finucane show

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And that’s a wrap! Filming for new series done!

What a great time we have had filming for my new TV show which will be hitting our screens at the end of September. It is a seven-part series sponsored by FloGas and it’s all about my cooking adventures! It was shot at Airfield and what a fabulous facility and place that is.

GREAT FUN... We had great fun filming at Airfield

GREAT FUN… We had great fun filming at Airfield

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Raising money for a charity close to my family’s heart

I am really looking forward to the ‘Neven Maguire Food Festival’ in aid of Target Lung Cancer, an appeal being run by St James’s Hospital Foundation. I am delighted to to be the Ambassador for this appeal and this festival takes place on September 1st at Clontarf Castle and is a real celebration of all the best of Irish food.

GREAT CAUSE...I am delighted to be Ambassador for the Target Lung Cancer appeal

GREAT CAUSE…I am delighted to be Ambassador for the Target Lung Cancer appeal

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Come On You Boys in Green – Fuel up for the big Game

I am lucky enough to be over in France for the big match tonight. I love Paris and all the fabulous food this city has to offer but for today’s recipe I am going to share the prefect finger food that you can cook for the match tonight. Sticky Chicken Wings with Asian Slaw. I hope you enjoy. Come on Ireland!!

DIG IN... The perfect finger food for the big match.

DIG IN… The perfect finger food for the big match.

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