Catherine & Siúcra’s Shamrock Cake

Catherine & Siúcra’s Shamrock Cake

Shamrock St Patrick’s Day Cake   Serves 10 to 12For the lemon lime curd 2 limes, juice and zest 2 lemons, juice only 180g Siucra caster sugar 120g butter 4 egg yolks For the cake 180g Siucra caster sugar 180g unsalted butter, softened 7 large eggs 380g plain...
Catherine’s Sweet Scones

Catherine’s Sweet Scones

There is nothing more mouthwatering than scones straight from the oven, butter melting onto them, a good dollop of homemade raspberry or strawberry jam and topped with freshly whipped cream!    Makes 17 scones approximately 1 lb (450gr / 4 cups) plain flour...
Catherine’s Curried Mussel Soup

Catherine’s Curried Mussel Soup

  This is an elegant dinner-party-style soup – it’s quite filling, though, so it’s good to opt for a lighter main course to follow. We have an abundance of wonderful mussels here in Ireland, so we should use them more in home cooking. They take flavour very well...