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23rd September 2018

Autumn Walks You Have to Try in Dublin

Autumn is well and truly here, so it’s time to guide you on the best places to see the leaves turn across Dublin Howth Cliff Walk Easily accessible from the city centre, the Howth Cliff Walk is one of the most picturesque walking trails in Dublin.  This trail takes in everything Howth has to offer from blustery coast to inland meadows. Catch glimpses of the ruins of 15th-century abbeys, look over the bays of Dublin and if the day is clear you may even see the distant Mourne Mountains in Co. Down. After your 6km walk, you can cosy up beside the fire with a pint or indulge in some seafood in one of the villages many fine seafood establishments. Bushy Park Covering over 20 hectares, Bushy Park sits alongside the tranquil Dodder River in Terenure. The park has woodland walks, ornamental ponds, and areas catering for football, tennis, and boules. […]
18th September 2018

Breakfast Ideas to Welcome Autumn!

Jamie Oliver’s Apple & Pecan Porridge Porridge is always a good breakfast staple as it is cheap, filling and full of nutrients! This combination of apples and pecan gives a lovely autumnal feel. For an extra kick, add a dash of cinnamon! Ingredients Serves 4 Basic Porridge 160 g rolled oats 600 ml milk or organic soya milk Apple & Pecan Topping 30 g unsalted pecans 1 eating apple maple syrup Method For the basic porridge, place the oats and the milk (or 600ml water) into a large pan over a medium heat, and add a tiny pinch of sea salt. Bring to a steady simmer for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring often to give you a smooth, creamy porridge, and loosening with extra milk, if needed. Serve as is, or while it’s blipping away in the pan, follow the next steps to prepare the apple and pecan topping. Snap […]