Glenamuck cottage, Co. Dublin. @patrycjaarchitect

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If you were to guess where this house is, would you have said Glenamuck, Co Dublin? Because that’s exactly where it is, it’s a soaring extension designed by @patrycjaarchitect on to a 100-square-metre South Dublin home. We get the full tour and talk to the architect about what inspired this split-level design and tall ceilings. Click our biolink for more. Photograph by @andrewcampionphotography

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Odlums Granny’s Apple Cake

What you need:

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 175g/6oz Butter or Margarine
  • 175g/6oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 level teaspoon Goodall’s Cinnamon (optional)
  • 3 Apples (peeled & cored)

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Grease and base line a 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  2. Beat butter/margarine and sugar together. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Stir in the sieved flour and cinnamon, if used.
  4. Roughly chop 2½ apples and stir into the mixture, then transfer to the prepared loaf tin.
  5. Slice the remaining half apple into thin circles and arrange on top of mixture.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes approx. Allow to stand in tin for about 5 minutes, then turn onto a wire tray to cool.
  7. To finish, dust with sieved icing sugar. Enjoy!

Granny’s Apple Cake

Odlums: Keep the kids busy with this quick and easy Queen Cakes recipe. Decorating them is the really fun part!

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Queen Cakes, Fairy Cakes or Buns

CategoryBaking with Kids

Cook Time15 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (half a block)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Cold Water

To decorate

  • Glacé Icing or Chocolate Spread
  • Hundreds and Thousands
  • Glacé Cherries
  • Sweets

How to:

  1. Ensure oven is fully preheated to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  2. Next, put bun paper cases into bun tins.
  3. Put the flour, sugar, butter/margarine, eggs and water into a bowl. Beat all the ingredients together with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Put heaped teaspoons of the mixture into each bun case.
  5. Place in the oven on the top shelf and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire tray. When cold, decorate as liked with your favourite toppings.

https://www.odlums.ie/recipes/queen-cakes-fairy-cakes-or-bun

 

Mary Flahavan’s oatmeal vegetable soup

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Ingredients:
  • 1 fl oz (30ml)  (2tbsp) Sunflower Oil
  • 2 Medium Onions, chopped
  • 2 Sticks of Celery, chopped
  • 8oz (225g) Potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Medium Carrots, chopped
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic (optional)
  • 3oz  (75g) Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal
  • 8oz  (225g) Can of Tomatoes
  • 2 Vegetable or Chicken Stock Cubes
  • 50 fl oz (1.5 Litre) Water
  • Salt and Pepper
Method:
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the vegetables and stir in the oil until evenly coated. Add the oatflakes and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, stock cubes and water and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Blend, season and serve.
  4. Garnish with cream and chopped parsley.

http://www.flahavans.ie/recipes/oatmeal-vegetable-soup/301

#Avonmore Chocolate Milk with #keelings strawberries make delicious drink

 

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Ingredients

  • 340g Keelings Strawberries, hulled
  • Avonmore Whipped Cream
  • 60g Sugar
  • 150g White Chocolate , Chopped
  • 700ml Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Pinch of Salt

Directions


1. In a bowl, sprinkle the Keelings strawberries with sugar and mix together. Leave to one side for 10 mins.
2. Blend the strawberries in a processor until smooth – filter through a sieve to remove any pulp or seeds.
3. Bring the milk to a simmer over a medium-low heat – stirring constantly. Stir in the chocolate and mix until smooth.
4. Add the Keelings strawberries to the chocolate milk along with the vanilla extract and salt – stir together.
5. Top drink with some Avonmore whipped cream and serve.

 

Recipe courtesy of Keelings