Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music

Mrs Barron’s Marmalade Tart

This delicious tart comes from Our Daily Bread – A History of Barron’s bakery, a book I wrote a few years ago which has plenty of good uses for leftover bread. This … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Turkey leftovers and other ideas

If tired of turkey heat pesto sauce thinned with a little pasta cooking water. Top thickly with grated Parmesan. Serve with salad of grated carrot + spinach Chop the last … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

More seasonal recipe ideas

Serve sliced smoked mackerel for easy starter with mixed salad dressed with mix of olive oil, lemon juice + horseradish sauce Easy gravy: Drain most of juices from roasting tin … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Easy Christmas food

  Liquidize cooked peas with crème fraiche + parmesan 4 easy dip. Add chilli sauce for extra zing. Serve with celery, carrots, red peppers, bread strips For best flavour, instead … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Easy recipe ideas from starters to desserts

Chop 500g celeriac + simmer in skim water with 5 cloves garlic until soft. Mash with splash cream + grated parmesan. Good with pork chops, turkey, beef Add raw fillets … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Recipe idea for stir fries

Dilute peanut butter with soya sauce and a little warm water for easy sauce to add to stir fries or have with noodles or pitta bread

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quick foodie gift idea chocolate and dates

Mix chopped dates soaked in brandy + melted dark chocolate + whipped cream. Roll into ball, toss in cocoa powder 4 gifts

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Toasted brack and caramelized apple. Nothing simpler for quick pudding

Cut a cooking (or sweet) apple into cubes. Place in a saucepan with knob of butter and a dessertspoon sugar. Heat until the sugar has melted, then turn up the heat and … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Easy and economical food for students that tastes great

Student meals Sept 2013 Anthony O’Riordan was my guinea pig to follow and test recipes that make the best out of inexpensive ingredients for this Examiner feature. He did well!

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top 8 Sandwich ideas

    This article first appeared in the Irish Examiner 30 August 2013.   Top 8 sandwiches Making a decent sandwich is a great way to use leftovers. Even a spread … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pick elderberries now!

Elderberries come after elderflowers have lost their creamy blooms and given us the makings of delicious cordial, and can be found now in hedgerows. The bunches of tiny round berries … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Student cooking – cheap and easy, sociable and delicious

ROZ I put 2nd year psychology and English student Anthony O’Riordan through his paces last week, giving him a lesson in how to make his budget stretch. This article appeared … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment