Posts Tagged ‘Bacon’

Taking the time to care ……

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Driving to Dublin yesterday, I couldn’t help but notice the snow-capped mountains and their resemblance to having been heavily dusted with icing sugar, by some gargantuan sieve. The days are getting longer, there is a stretch in the evenings –  the children are collected from schools and dropped off at their various extra-curricular activities, for […]

Bacon; But Not As You Know It

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

What a week, Valentines Day and Pancake Day just three days apart!  Such celebratory alignments indicate that between March and early April we’ll be very busy with all the spring celebrations; St Patrick’s Day, Mothers Day and Easter will come quickly on the heels of each other.  The retailer in me has to look ahead […]

James Whelan Butchers: Leeks with Bacon and Cream Sauce

Monday, December 9th, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | No Comments »

Leeks are possibly the dirtiest of vegetables as they push through the earth bringing lots of grit between the leaves.  The root should be cut off along with the tough green leaves. Leeks with Bacon and Cream sauce – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 6 leeks 3 rashers bacon chopped Salt and pepper 1 teaspoon paprika […]

James Whelan Butchers: Enough of the Fake Food

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

I’m shouting again, but with good reason.  When will we realise that real food is a huge part of our overall health?   The endless scientific studies on food that are released on an unsuspecting public have created an insecure population that feels it just doesn’t know anything anymore, but we do!   Often times the information […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beef Bourguignon

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 in Beef Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

I can clearly remember the first time I enjoyed this classic dish. I was pleasantly surprised that it was so much more layered in taste than my expectation, which was that it was just a beef stew with a fancy name. I was wrong. The aromas that fill the house when it’s cooking stimulate the […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beef Bonds on the Sunday Business Post (Daily Post)

Friday, November 16th, 2012 in Press | No Comments »

It’s interesting to see the stats. This was the most viewed piece on the Daily Post with the Sunday Business Post and James Whelan Butchers Beef Bonds. Here’s what they had to say “Buy a stake in a cow with new “beef bonds” 05:58, 13 November 2012 by Post Reporter Pat Whelan, of James Whelan Butchers […]

James Whelan Butchers: Patriotic Food

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

  We share a great deal in common with our nearest neighbour the UK. We don’t think anything of watching British television or reading British magazines and embracing the texts and programmes as our own. We’ll watch cookery programmes, largely presented by British chefs and cooks and we forget we are watching something from another […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Leisurely Start

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

March, without a doubt, is a changeable month.  A bridge from winter to spring; the days are longer and often there is a hint of brightness and warmth that can return overnight to blustery and cold catching us unawares either way.  Rhubarb, purple broccoli and spinach are all in season right now and should be […]

James Whelan Butchers: The Food Makeover

Friday, September 9th, 2011 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

  In conversation with a friend recently I found myself wading into the murky waters of food and weight loss. We would both find ourselves in that rather tricky position of having a desire to fit into a smaller trouser size but possessing an even greater desire for a steak pie, nice wine, good sausage, […]