3 Levels of Traditional Irish Design

Since enjoying our virtual journey to Ireland, we wanted to bring the style and elegance of this welcoming country into our home.  With my 3 levels of design we will incorporate 3 elements that can give any home a feel of the Irish countryside. LEVEL 1 – The “heart of the home” is always centered […]

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3 Levels of Irish Design – Coming Soon!

Let’s get back to design.  Since we have visited Ireland in the last few posts plus enjoyed eating the various delights of Irish food, it’s time to incorporate Irish Interior Design into your home.  We will address our different levels of design from large to small in the next post.

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Nana’s Trifle – Desert worth waiting for…

My friend Kristine Dunne Maher,  has pulled out all the stops with this Trifle from Nana. Her Nana, Maureen Molloy Dunne from County Roscommon, Ireland creates a work of art in this traditional dessert. Nana’s Trifle Ingredients: Pound cake loaf Vanilla pudding mix (not instant) 1 ½ cups Milk ½ cup Sherry Raspberry jam 1 […]

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Colcannon – An Irish Potato side dish – Week 2

Along with our Guinness Stew from last week, we need to add a side dish. This traditional one from Kristine Dunne Maher makes my mouth water! Ingredients: 4 lbs Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 ½ inch pieces 1 ½ lb Savoy cabbage, thinly sliced 1 ¼ cups Water 1 cup Milk 1 Green […]

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A Guinness Irish Stew Recipe from Kristine

My former college roommate Kristine, is an Irish woman through and through!  Most of her extended family and friends still live in Ireland.  She was kind enough to share her family recipes with me so I could pass them on to you. I will send out a recipe weekly for the next few weeks and […]

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A Walking Tour of Dublin – Day 2

As you recall from my last post, I will be giving you my daily itinerary of our trip to Ireland that is on permanent hold due to Covid-19. In this blog we will escape to a Botanical Garden, Kayak on the River Liffey, visit the National Gallery and have dinner at our hotel.  This is […]

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