Posts Tagged ‘sausages’

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 […]

James Whelan Butchers: Breaking the Rules

Sunday, April 13th, 2014 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Who remembers the ‘mixed grill’?  There wasn’t a fashionable restaurant in the land that didn’t carry a mixed grill on its menu back in the 1970s.  It was usually a combination of pork; be it chops, rashers or sausages but, somehow it managed to be evening food rather than breakfast as we’ve come to expect […]

James Whelan Butchers: Get Grilling

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

Today the sun is high in the sky and even through the glass I know that these are the kind of afternoons we hankered after on those far too many dismal, overcast days of spring.  It feels like it’s been a long time coming and I just hope that when you are reading this the […]

James Whelan Butchers: Summer’s Here

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  Back in April I was sure the summer had arrived until May came along and appeared to plunge us back into winter. Despite the lighter evenings, those wet days, particularly in the latter half of the month, made me feel like putting the barbeque up for sale on ‘Done Deal’ rather than preparing it […]