Tag Archives: Food and drink

Sometimes He Just Sits and Stares

                               

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Sushi

This week, I had my first food complaint in years.  A dear little old lady who is quite a well-known character here in Katanning called me to complain that she ate some sushi which tasted like petrol, burned her mouth and throat … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Nosh

I love black pudding.  I have not seen any for years.  I was thinking of the delicious Irish Breakfast I had in Ballyvaughan so long ago, and pining for a taste of black pudding.  The local butcher undertook to get some in, … Continue reading

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Zest

Usually I am not interested in sweet foods.  I rarely eat cake or biscuits, or have a dessert. In fact I would eschew dessert in favour of a second helping of prawns or potato any time.   So it is … Continue reading

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Like a One-Armed Sausage Maker

This weekend I made my second batch of sausages.  They turned out better than the first batch did.  Very tasty.  However, the texture is still not quite right.  I have concluded that breadcrumbs are not the best ingredient, no matter … Continue reading

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A Truffle Shared is a Truffle Halved.

Yesterday, all my truffles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Truffle oil.  Who would have thought that a few drops could make such a difference to a dish? I made mashed potatoes and artichoke … Continue reading

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Brogan’s Bar, Ennis

This is the pub I visited for a meal, a Guinness and a bit of craic back in 2008.

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