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Steaming Easy Food

5 ways with: steaming

1. Steam-baked eggs Serves 2 Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas mark 4. Lightly grease a small baking dish with oil, butter or cooking spray. Gently...
Poaching Easy Food

5 ways with: poaching

1. All-in-one chicken and veggies Serves 4 In a large pot with a lid, combine 1½ tbsp olive oil with a large knob of butter over...
Grill recipes Easy Food

5 recipes to cook under the grill

1. Charred tomato toasts Preheat the grill to a high heat with a rack about 15cm from the heat source. Brush 4 thick slices of...
Flemings Butchers Alan Rowlette Easy Food

From the butcher’s block: best value buys

Local butcher Michael Fleming fills us in on how to get the most bang for our bucks Don’t go overboard when buying. Resist the urge to...
Healthy breakfasts Easy Food

5 ways with: healthy breakfasts

1. Eggy roll-ups Makes 1 In a small bowl, beat 1 egg together with a splash of milk until combined. Lay 1 small soft tortilla out...
ATHE Logo Final Easy Food

Home economics: back to basics

Heather Brady of Scoil Mhuire, Trim praises the benefits of home cooking Food preparation and table gatherings can offer quality family time, as well as...
how to make homemade icecream

How to make homemade ice cream

Homemade ice cream is a breeze with this clever recipe — no ice cream maker required! Serves 2 250ml cream 1½ tbsp sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract ...
Bruschetta Easy Food

How to: make bruschetta

Bruschetta is that brilliantly simple Italian creation, perfectly suited for easy entertaining or a simple summer meal. Toasted slices of oiled bread, finished with...
Slow-cooker Easy Food

Top tips for slow cooking

Master the art of slow cooking with these easy tips. Before using your slow cooker for the first time, read the user's manual for...
Kitchen gadgets Easy Food

Our verdict on kitchen gadgets

We help you decide which kitchen gadgets are worth the splurge Whether you’re a novice cook or an aspiring chef, there are certain tools that...
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