Afternoon Tea at the Hopetoun Town and County Fayre

I was very lucky to win a pair of tickets to the Hopetoun House Town and County Fayre. The tickets included  afternoon tea and lots of activities so my friend Suzanne and I headed there ready for cakes! Here was our grand setting for the day. After having a look around at the various stalls…

The Hideaway

For our first meal out without our wee baby we decided to head to the Hideaway. It’s not a far drive meaning we could get home if she decided to create havoc. I worked at The Hideaway restaurant when I was in 6th year at school but it has been taken over since then. I…

Soda bread

One of the best things I’ve discovered in Ireland is soda bread. It’s so rarely sold over here that I have to make my own. I use Rachel Allen’s recipe its an easy bread to make because there’s no yeast and no need to kneed!