From the Galley - BALTIMORE SUMMER DINNER PARTY
This is a colourful, fresh, tasty and taste bud provoking fresh and healthy dishes that all compliment each other. Goes well with Malbec wines and elderflower cordial.
Fresh green beans with garlic
Break the green beans into 4 and boil until crisp but cooked. Drain the water, then fry with a little butter and 2 crushed garlic cloves in the pan for a couple of minutes, then serve into a bowl.
3 cheese Frittata
Cheese, eggs and potatoes are a great combination especially when the cheese is all brown and toasted on top. For this Frittata we used, a mild Irish cheddar, some cream cheese and some crumbly mild nutty cheese.
Roast aubergine with sun-dried tomatoes and fennel seed paste
Aubergines are a great vegetable, slice them and place into a dish with the sun-dried tomato and fennel seed paste, turn and roast both sides.
Green salad, freshly picked
If you can find a local farmers market for your fresh salad, its so fresh, crisp and delicious it wont need any dressing on.
Beetroot, butternut squash, red onion, garlic, fresh parsley & basil, brown sugar, balsamic vinegar.
Cut the beetroot, butter-nut squash and red onion into chunks, and mix with sugar, balsamic vinegar, cook for 1 hour then add a whole garlic, with cloves not peeled, cook for a further 30 minutes. When ready to serve add roughly chopped parsley and basil and serve.
This is quick and easy to make and makes a great filler.
Packet of couscous
Handful of Coriander
Finely chopped red onion
Sweet red pepper
Spicy sausages from the English market in Cork
If you love Borough market in England, you will absolutely go crazy for the English Market in Cork, Ireland. Its setting is very similar with ornate iron framework housing lots of specialist food stalls from fish to cheese to olives to meats and pasta sauces.