• food

    Recipe: Churros

    I can remember a trip to Los Angeles, 10 years ago, and first time seeing churro’s on Hollywood Boulevard, opposite the Kodak Theatre where they hold the Oscar’s every year, in a pizza place window, they were hanging in loops from hooks inside a heated glass case and I had no idea what they were, the sugar glistening in the window like glitter in the Californian afternoon sun, hanging next to oversized salted pretzels. I finally gave in and bought one and the taste will never leave me, this greasy warm stick of sugar, how could it taste good? I was so wrong, when you get past the crunch the…

  • Entertaining,  food

    Haunted House Halloween Party

    Halloween is my absolute favourite time of year, well all of Autumn is, really! The colours in the trees are stunning at this time of year, rusts, russet’s, browns and greens, there’s a lovely smell in the air and you get to take out your favourite cozy outfits, snug cashmere’s and scarves and just be generally cozy! Halloween in 1980’s Dublin was really tame, not half as fun as the Americanised Halloween we have today, and I’m so grateful to the Americans for that. Costumes are better, people go all out with decorations like this ‘Hallowindow’ that one of my friends is working on doing at his house(video may not…