• Potato and Cauliflower Soup

    February 25, 2011thecoffeebreak

      For years we lived in Dublin city centre and loved every minute of it. Just minutes away from the O’Connell Street with the stores, cinemas, museums and other great attractions just a reach of the hand.     But with A. coming along we decided to move away from busy streets and settle in…

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  • Gnocchi

    August 19, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Gnocchi, pronounced as nee-okkee, are soft dumplings and can be made from semolina, wheat flour or potato. Gnocchi are usually eaten as appetizer and can be garnished with tomato sauce, pesto or just butter. Enjoy! Prep time : 60 min Cooking time : 20-30 min (Serves 4) Ingredients: 800 gr – 1 kg potato, peeled…

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  • New Potato and Smoked Mackerel Salad

    July 26, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Make this healthy salad in less than 30 minutes! (Serves 2) Ingredients: 300 gram new potatoes 200-250 gram of smoked mackerel fillet, flaked 90 gram mixture of baby spinach, watercress and red chard For dressing: 3-5 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Salt, pepper to taste 2 teaspoons of chopped spring onion…

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  • Sheppard’s Pie

    April 3, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Sheppard’s Pie is traditional English dish baked in an oven and a main ingredient is ground mutton or lamb. Vegetables are usually added such as carrots, peas or corn and topped with mashed potatoes. Sheppard’s Pie also is also known as Cottage Pie just instead of lamb ground beef is used. Here is my version…

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