Author Archives: Lilly Higgins

Reuse Recycle Month Demonstration Notes

In October I was delighted to part in Cork County Council Reuse Month. As part of this I hosted a kitchen workshop in County Hall. There were hand outs on the night but in the spirit of the event there … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Tabbouleh Salad with Knorr

This is my second pumpkin based creation that I’ve devised with Knorr to combat food waste. I love a warm winter salad and this recipe is a really modern way to enjoy roast pumpkin. Use any small pumpkin or squash. … Continue reading

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Cheddar Apple Tart

When I was about 8 years old, my three older siblings would go to music lessons on a Thursday night and my three younger siblings would go to bed. It was the perfect opportunity for myself and my mother to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Rotolo with Knorr

Knorr want to champion better ways to cook and eat for a more sustainable food future. Recent research commissioned by Knorr has found that three quarters (76%) of Irish people buy Halloween pumpkins, yet almost one third (28%) of these … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Bread & Butter Pudding

This delicious dish is so many nostalgic treats layered into one amazing dessert. There’s something so comforting about bread and butter pudding, it’s pure nursery food. Serve this with thick vanilla flecked custard or cold whipped cream. The perfect dish to welcome … Continue reading

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#FlexYourMussels with Bord Bia’s Mussel & Bacon Paella

This is my second recipe (#ad) for the Bord Bia #FlexYourMussels campaign and it’s a real favorite of mine. I always order mussels when I’m at a restaurant and am delighted to be rediscovering them over the length of this … Continue reading

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Spicy Mussels with Tomatoes and Chickpeas, time to #FlexYourMussels with Bord Bia!

I’m delighted to be working with Bord Bia again this year for their #FlexYourMussels campaign that gets underway today, Monday 4th June! I’ve always been a big fan of mussels, they’re the ultimate nutritious fast food being easy to prepare, … Continue reading

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Recipes from my Agriaware Demo At Coughlan’s Farm in Buttevant

Here are my recipes from today’s demo at John and Ann Coughlan’s farm in Buttevant. It was a fantastic day with glorious sunshine and fantastic support from the local community with approx. 1500 people attending. Thanks so much to Agriaware … Continue reading

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Mum Talks and Ballymaloe Well Fest

Happy New Year! I hope 2018 has kicked off to a great start for you! I’m going to be taking part in two up coming events in February. The first is Mum Talks on February 13th. There’s a brilliant lineup … Continue reading

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Chocolate Beetroot Cake and other recipes from my demo at FEAST!

This weekend I’m doing a cookery demo at Feast, the new Food & Drinks Festival in Midleton, Co.Cork. Midleton is very near where I live and has one of the best Farmer’s Markets in the country. There are so many … Continue reading

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