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    Review: Dublin’s Best Pizza – A Slice Of The Big Apple In Dublin

    There are some pretty awesome pizza places around Ireland, for example,  recently while visiting Galway, Joyce’s Supermarket opened up this pretty amazing freestanding Pizzeria, called ‘M Pizza’, owned by a really friendly Sicilian man. This man makes….. the most amazing pizza, the most authentic I have had since Rome! Thin, crispy, stunning ingredients and a pizza will set you back €10. Everything is made in front of you and baked in a wood fired oven, all I was missing was the sound of Vespa’s buzzing, the sound of Italian chatter and a nice glass of wine. Last week,  I was kindly invited by DiFontaines New York Pizza on Parliament street…

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    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…

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    Pancakes: American Style

    I’ve spent a lot of time going back and forth to the States since I was teenager, the first thing I was fascinated with the real American cliché , the breakfast of champions, the Pancake! I was so used to the Irish answer to the French ‘Crepe’, made every ‘Shrove Tuesday’ where you clear everything in your presses, every ounce of pleasure you can possible conjure must be mashed together and plopped on one of these paper thin, rather bland, rubbery fried disc, be it sugar and lemon, Nutella, jam… once it wasn’t there to tempt you while you punished yourself for Lent.. I never lasted more than a week..…