Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music

Finger lickin’ Ballylickey

Old friends and new generously sharing their wares today at Ballylickey for West Cork Food Festival. Terrific produce, as ever.

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Parmesan parsed

Just how much we should pay for parmesan? Parmiggiano Reggiano was the topic of my enquiries last week. Whatever we pay, it is often worth it for its full flavour and … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sweet and Sour Barbecue Marinade

Easy to prepare, this can be kept ready for use for at least a week. It suits perfectly the pork chops and fillets I reviewed in the Irish Examiner 12 … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quick Blender Scones

  These are easy and good to make in a machine which will keep it lighter than when kneaded by hand. 100g of the white flour can be replaced by … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Great foodie festive gifts

rozgifts This article appeared in the Irish Examiner 29/11/13.   Additional information: Supporting Irish produce is our own small way we can support Ireland’s economy. Think first before buying. We … Continue reading

December 11, 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

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

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

Black pudding survey in Examiner tomorrow

There wasn’t quite enough room for all my ideas on using black pudding in the Feelgood supplement of the Irish Examiner, so here are some more: 1. Cook a chopped … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Simon’s Duck and Pork Pie

  This recipe was given to me by butcher Simon O’Flynn (O’Flynns Marlboro Street) and came about when he was a little short of the duck legs I was planning … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment