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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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    Winter Soups A Small Selection Of Delicious Favourites!

    Delicious Soup Recipes To Get You Winter Ready. “Soups You Madam!” I don’t know about you, but I don’t deal with cold weather well. I love snow, the romance of it….the silence as it falls, coating everything in a crisp clean blanket of white, everything feels new and fresh, everything is quiet….and then after a few hours, it’s brown sludge, kids have rolled the prettiness into deformed snowmen and cars have worn a brown, mucky trail into the roads…..and then then there’s the ice as it thaw’s and refreezes, people Bambi stepping on the footpaths, cars screeching into spins and everything comes to a halt…getting to work is an adventure-Wait,…