Posts Tagged ‘rocket’

Pass the Pesto

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Having a mildly rebellious spirit the idea of Valentines Day leaves me a little cold. I don’t like being told that on any given day I should be particularly loving or affectionate. It always seems staged, lacking in spontaneity, and the mere fact that I am expected to do something makes me not want to […]

James Whelan Butchers: Lighter Days

Friday, June 12th, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Regardless of the weather I always find that I just enjoy lighter food in the summer months. It may be simple conditioning or it could be my body wanting to shed all that was packed into it in the cold winter. For me this time of year always calls for lighter meals and with the […]

James Whelan Butchers: Oxtail and Truffle Pizza

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 in Beef Recipes | No Comments »

This is another unusual and delicious pizza that makes a wonderfully stylish starter for a kitchen supper with friends. It’s a great way of using up those little jars of truffle paste and bottles of truffle oil that you buy on holiday in France or Italy and then leave to languish at the back of […]

James Whelan Butchers: Tagliata

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 in Beef Recipes | No Comments »

This is Domini Kemp’s version and very good it is too. You can make this with fillet, sirloin, striploin or rib-eye. Tagliata – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 600–800 g fillet of beef (or sirloin, striploin or rib-eye) salt and pepper 4 good handfuls rocket 8 Portobello mushrooms, peeled and cut into thick slices Parmesan shavings For […]

James Whelan Butchers: The Art of Salad

Friday, July 12th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

I think it’s safe to say that current generations growing up in Ireland will undoubtedly have a much more sophisticated palate than those of us in the vicinity of the half century mark.    What we have had to work hard at in order to re-educate our taste buds, they take very much for granted.  I […]

James Whelan Butchers: Opposites Attract

Monday, May 13th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | 1 Comment »

The world of snacks and treats was thrown into a state of frenzy this week as Tayto, the iconic Irish crisp, teamed up with Butlers Chocolate to produce a limited edition Tayto Cheese and Onion Milk Chocolate Bar.  Of course it initially causes a small wrinkle in the brain as you try to imagine the […]