Author Archives: Lilly Higgins

Smokey Paprika Hasselback Potatoes with Kale & Coriander Pesto

  Potatoes: More than a bit on the side!  Can’t decide if you’ll have crispy roast potatoes or fluffy baked potatoes? Make these Smokey Paprika Hasselbacks! This dish has basically got it all. The kale and coriander pesto will give … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter & Sesame Cookies (Gluten free & Refined Sugar Free )

One of my favourite recipes from my first book Make Bake Love is for Peanut Butter Sesame cookies. A salty sweet dough rolled in sesame seeds then baked till golden and cracking around the edges. I’ve baked literally hundreds of … Continue reading

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Easy Fennel and Red Cabbage Sauerkraut Recipe

One of my sisters has had the fermenting bug for a few years now and whips up batches of kimchi, sauerkraut, kefir and kombucha like a pro. She always tells me how easy it is and I always nod enthusiastically … Continue reading

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Mango, Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Curry

Cook away those January blues with this sunny, warming and incredibly delicious curry!  Mango curry is a popular vegan dish and this one is almost like a savoury smoothie packed full or turmeric, ginger and garlic as well as creamy … Continue reading

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Festive Spiced panforte and tutorial videos for Christmas cooking

So The Great Irish Bake Off 2015 is over! Thanks a million to all of the fantastic competitors for taking part. Paul Kelly and Anna Nolan are just fantastic and of course all the behind the scenes production crew that … Continue reading

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The Great Irish Bake Off 2015 is about to begin!

  Eeeeeek! Sunday evenings will never be the same again! Well for the next few weeks anyway as The Great Irish Bake Off 2015 will be on! I had a great time being judge with Paul Kelly and I really … Continue reading

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Plenty Five Ingredient Recipes all in one place!

If you like the sound of pickled peaches, roasted grapes, polenta chips and whipped goats cheese then head on over to The Irish Times website where there are links to all my Give Me Five recipes. For over a year … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Pancakes with Spiced Apple Butter Yogurt

My interests and career path have always been driven by one thing: my love of food. I want to eat something so I research it, I get the ingredients and I cook it. The whole reason I went to Ballymaloe … Continue reading

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Paleo Carrot Cake Recipe from NutShed

I don’t usually do guest posts but recently Evie from NutShed in Limerick’s Milk Market adapted my carrot cake recipe from Make Bake Love to make it super healthy and paleo friendy. Woohoo! She’s kindly shared her recipe below and … Continue reading

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Raw Chia Mandarin and Passionfruit Marmalade

I’m a major fan of chia. I really am. I can’t think of a good reason not to eat it. I started using it years ago when I read how the Aztecs valued it’s incredible health giving properties. It’s basically … Continue reading

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