Galway

Just a quick one – picnic and dinner in Galway

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After Dubin, we headed off to beautiful Galway. The food, the sunshine, the gorgeous greenery of it all was spectacular. Upon our arrival (via morning train from Dublin central) we checked in and found ourselves a patch of grass to refuel on. The perfect picnic of antipasti – fresh buffalo mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes, olives, salami, proscutto, spinach, and crusty bread. Gorgeous for an afternoon meal.

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Galway proper:

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Dinner at the pub (pumpkin soup, fish and chips, beef and guinness pie, steak, guinness)

Delightful – and full of potatoes.

With love, from Charlotte

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I’m off! (and I have been for a little while)

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I’m in Europe! Exams over, and I shipped out. Hopped a plane, train, and busses, so far to Paris, Dublin and now in Galway.

Before I left, I threw a huge dinner party in a Potluck style. Its the best way to feed a crowd, and the way I did it was I made a delicious root vegetable pie and everyone else brought dessert. I felt like Marie Antoinette.

The pie is the best thing I can make in winter – and you can change the original recipe┬áto suit whatever veggies you have. I love throwing broccoli in at the end and I usually can’t find celeriac at my local shops. The biscuits can also be made separately and serve it stew-style. Read the rest of this entry »