Category Archives: Desserts

Dublin Chocolate Shop / Cocoa Atelier

Why, happy Tuesday night, everyone! Let’s talk chocolate in Dublin (again), shall we? Last week, when I was having my happy little wander around the city looking for pink Georgian doors and flower shops (coming tomorrow!), I stopped into Cocoa Atelier. … Continue reading

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies for Valentine’s Day

I don’t always get very excited for Valentine’s Day, but this year all the pinks and reds seem springy, so I’m going with it! I baked up some of these sweet heart cookies last week (and somehow managed not to … Continue reading

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Cocktail DIY / Flower Petal Ice Cubes

    I love the idea of sprucing up water or cocktails with flower petal ice cubes. They add so much fun color that your drink is instantly more festive! My mother-in-law has billions of bright nasturtiums, and I knew … Continue reading

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Elderflower Mint Lemonade / Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Recipe

  Michael and I have been laying off the alcohol in the past while, for a variety of reasons. It’s not the easiest thing to do in a country that has a very fun and festive pub scene at all … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Valentine Smoothie

  Just in case you’re still on the lookout for a treat for your sweetie – this strawberry banana smoothie is fast and festive. And the recipe makes enough for two! What you’ll need: 1 banana 1 cup frozen strawberries … Continue reading

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Autumn Bucket List

{snickerdoodles} Four years in Dublin and I’ve figured out a pattern: I get homesick when the seasons change. When a season starts to shift, I can’t help but remember the way Maine feels with its strong seasons. Ireland obviously has … Continue reading

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Dublin Tip: Murphy’s Ice Cream

Last year, I complained a teensy bit about the lack of ice cream options in Dublin. Well, I’ve found the ultimate solution: Murphy’s Ice Cream. They have amazing flavours like brown bread and honeycomb caramel. Founded in Dingle in 2000, … Continue reading

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Barely Recipe: White Chocolate Bark

This is what I would call a barely recipe. But it’s also delicious, fast and fun. White chocolate bark with pistachios and dried cranberries. Yum. Well, kind of voila. More like load it, put it in the fridge for a … Continue reading

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S’mores Variations

Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a relaxing weekend with lots of sunshine. I had every intention of sharing a great Friday Finds post with you at the end of last week, but the week just got away … Continue reading

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Dirt Dessert for a Send-Off

By the time you read this, I should be back in Dublin and struggling through a full day of work. Who thought it was a good idea to fly in Monday morning and go straight from the airport to the … Continue reading

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