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    Vanilla Pod’s Chicken Salad

    One of my true favourite places to eat in Dublin, is the Vanilla Pod Eatery in Carrickmines, every day it’s hopping, from brunch until evening and caters for a wide range of appetites. Divided into two, there’s the Vanilla Pod Kitchen, in which resides a large wood fired oven for delicious pizza and breads and the Vanilla Pod Eatery which is delightfully decorated with bright colours, re-purposed wine crates rustic accessories and frames quotes from Julia Child.   Vanilla Pod dishes are delightfully refreshing and their salads feel like they’ve nourished your soul, warm and comforting. I normally order Minestrone soup, with a little parmesan cheese, accompanied by a little…

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    Hatch and Sons Brunch Review

    I had never heard of Hatch and Sons until it appeared in my Twitter feed last week, it was in the Huffington Post’s Dublin’s 10 Best Breakfasts. I’m a real foodie and seeing as how we were heading into town the morning after the photo of that skillet caught my eye, I had to try it.  The breakfast featured was the double baked eggs with brown soda bread, bacon, sausage and baked tomato. Ugh, I couldn’t get that image out of my head! It’s available all day too! We found Hatch and Sons, literally in the same building as The Little Museum, on the (St.Stephens) Green, just on the Corner…

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    Longlisted for an award????

    I’ve been dancing on air the past week, not only am I now a full time blogger (as of the end of the week) but I’ve made the Longlist for a blog award with Blog Awards Ireland, run by Ashville Media Group!! Firstly, a huge huge THANK YOU, to my fabulous readers, who thought I might be good enough to even be considered and register my blog on the Blog Awards Ireland website, I found out last week that I’ve gone through to be longlisted!!!!!!! *deep breath* I’m not being defeatist, but there are hundreds of longlisted blogs but to even get this far is utterly amazing! There are bloggers…