Szechuan pepper rubbed, slow roasted pork belly

I had friends coming over for dinner and I wanted to make something special. I know I have mentioned the pork belly before but never with the full recipe. I also did crackling, very naughty but so satisfying! I wanted to get a head start and got up early to go to the butcher. I … Continue reading

Perfect crackling with Szechuan peppered pork belly and savoury plum jam

This is the second part of the wedding anniversary dinner for our friends. One of them is a little picky with food but pork got the thumbs up and one of my favourite things in the world is crispy pork crackling! I know it is so bad for you but when it is good! I … Continue reading

Being spoilt at the Greenhouse, Dublin

I wanted to try something new whilst in Dublin and I found a couple of restaurants. After checking with my Irish foodie friend she suggested The Greenhouse, just off St Stephens Green in central Dublin. Her recommendations never fail and after reading the menu I quickly made sure we had a table! Reading on the website of The … Continue reading