Streaky rashers tested
This article appeared in the Irish Examiner 26 September and will be available on line soon. I have added in a few which didn’t make the final 8. Streaky … Continue reading
Tomato ketchup. Is there any difference in brands?
Crisps tested. Is your favourite here?
Ketchup survey – plenty of good ones
ROZ PDF Of all ready-made products, tomato ketchup is one of the best. At their worst they have at least some flavor; at their best, they can lift dull … Continue reading
My survey of coleslaws bought mainly in supermarkets appears in the Irish Examiner 1 August, in time, I hope for long weekend barbecues. Coleslaws are easily made by shredding cabbage, by … Continue reading
Ice Ice Baby – ice-cream survey
This article appeared in the Irish Examiner on 4 July 2014 ICE, ICE BABY Finding a nice iced treat was an easy task this year. Terrific flavours, in all shapes and … Continue reading
Crisps survey. Lots of flavor. Watch the quantity!
This article appeared in the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood magazine last Friday 18 July. See if you agree with my and my tasting team’s findings. It’s very easy to eat too many … Continue reading
Pickles a handy preserve
As a new system is being installed in the Irish Examiner, I don’t have a PDF yet for this survey published 20 June 2014. Pickles make for handy summer salads. … Continue reading
Mayonnaise – the creme de la creme
mayo The obvious application for mayonnaise is salads, but it’s more useful than that. It’s a good substitute for butter, mixed with tomato sauce or fresh tomatoes as a base … Continue reading
Sourdough earns its crust
sourdough Tasting sourdoughs recently wasn’t a terrible task, but a weighty one. Hold on while I get on the exercise bike… One typo appeared on the Barrons Bakery review. … Continue reading
Know your grains
Grain survey Roz-25e0 My survey of grain son Friday’s Irish Examiner Feelgood section will I hope help you to choose what to try. Talking to friends there seems to be some … Continue reading
My best pancake mix
Mea culpa, I forgot to put this in place before Lent. But pancakes make an easy lunch or supper at any time of year, so here is my foolproof recipe. … Continue reading