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  • Wedding central this weekend! Two weddings- First one today! Groomsman with this lot! :)
  • Beautiful evening out there! Great sunny evening walk! :) #howth #ireland
  • Throwback Thursday! It's 2006 and a young Donal has just joined "up and coming" boyband Streetwize with "z" coz that's how we rolled! Here we are thinkin' we were the shiz in London Town! #tbt #scarlehforyerma
  • New blog post up today! A visit to McGeoughs Artisan Butchers and a recipe for lamb sausages, lentils, creme fraiche and caramelised onions! Delish! :)
  • Beautiful morning out there! Forest walk with Max first thing this morning! #howth #ireland #maxthedog
  • Irish Cheese soufflés with a pear and walnut salad up on the blog! :)
  • Getting a great reaction to my latest youtube video recipe for Chocolate Cake- check it out: http://youtube.com/donalskehan
  • Wild garlic roast lamb with braised lettuce, spring onions and peas! What are cooking up this Easter Sunday? Have a great day! :)
  • Blue cheese and caramelised onion sliders coming up on tomorrow's #mittkök at 8.30am on TV4 in Sweden! Recipe on the blog... :)
  • Best day of the year so far! Stunning in Howth! Just finished the cliff walk! Have a great weekend guys! :) #howth #ireland
  • Gur Cake for Sean O'Rourke on Radio One! Will be on to chat about Theodora Fitzgibbon's The Pleasures of the table- out now...
  • The perfect Easter Sunday chocolate cake coming up in my youtube channel today! Subscribe over here: http://www.youtube.com/donalskehan
  • Making Gur Cake this evening from Theodora Fitzgibbon for interview with Sean O'Rourke tomorrow morning on RTE Radio One...
  • Throwback Thursday! At the Meteor Music Awards 2009 with Industry! @michelemcgrath @morgandeane #tbt
  • Best part of today was trying to teach Max how to ride a scooter!!! He was loving it! :) #scootscoot
  • Got to see what the ladies have to go through to look extra pretty at the hands of my buddy the amazingly talented make up artist @makeupfairypro today! :)
  • Had a #nobakebaking filled day today filming a video for the launch of Sharon Hearne Smith's new cookbook out in June! Check out this crepe cake! :)
  • The new issue of my Irish food magazine @feastjournal is now out. Download our free app on iTunes or print copies available in Easons.
  • Our apple tree blossoms about to burst! :)
  • Playing ball with Max this evening! #maxthedog
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KHODP: Dessert Recipe and Shopping List!

I thought I would get this up nice and early so people can do the shopping with plenty of time to spare!  The final recipe has to be one of my absolute favourites from the book, it’s my blueberry and white chocolate cheesecake, which is let me warn you, extremely heavy but absolutely declicious.  It was served last night at The Cookbook Club in Ely CHQ and went down a storm so it definitely is a keeper.  When I was first testing the recipe, I made so many of these and ate every one of them!

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Main Course for KHODP: Thai Beef and Mango Salad!

If you missed it yesterday, check the full menu for the Kitchen Hero Online Dinner Party over here.  Today I’m posting the main course recipe which is for Thai Beef and Mango Salad.  It’s one of my favourite recipes from the book, it sounds complicated with the amount of ingredients but really it’s just a case of assembling the salad ingredients, making a dressing and frying the steaks.

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Kitchen Hero Tasty Tea Food Blogger Launch at The Westbury Hotel!

Last week I was joined by a group of my fellow Irish food bloggers to celebrate the launch of “Kitchen Hero” at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin. As a group we are rapidly growing in numbers, so it really was great to catch up with some old faces and one or two new ones!

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Kitchen Hero! Recording A TV Series!

Pinch me! It’s real!  I can finally talk about it completely openly now that I have actually done it.  Up until now I didn’t want to jinx it by talking about it too much but I can reveal officially here on the blog, that we have just finished recording a 13 part series for RTÉ, which will be shown this spring 2011.  EXCITEMENT!

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