Falling Apples Blog Nicholas Mosse Pottery

Falling apples

appleSusan Mosse

We’re relishing this time of year, when it’s not just the leaves or apples falling, but we are too, down the seasonal slide into an autumnal feast of caramel and nutty sprinkles. Join us as we make this moreish Caramel Apple Recipe.

Pesto Sauce in Blue Tulip bowl Nicholas Mosse Pottery handcrafted spongeware Ireland

Pesto Power

RecipesSusan Mosse
So, maybe there’s no basil available, or no pine nuts to come by, both of the traditional elements in pesto. But you will be able to find many alternatives that are easy to sub in - there are endless pesto experiments to be done! 
Pasta bowl Nicholas Mosse Pottery handcrafted sponge ware Ireland

Cobb Salad

cobb saladSusan Mosse
One of the ways I’m surviving during this pandemic is making food that provides a variety of uses, and one of my favourites is this salad
Classic Pie Dish Old Rose Nicholas Mosse Pottery handcrafted sponge ware Ireland

Strawberry and rhubarb crumble

BennettsbridgeSusan Mosse

Easy-peasy pudding for right now. You will have a lovely crunchy, gooey, fragrant, pink pudding to serve with cream or ice cream.

Garlic Jar Nicholas Mosse Pottery handcrafted spongeware

Garlic and Ghouls, Tricks and Treats

butterSusan Mosse

Garlic is a wondrous plant of multitudinous varieties, properties, and flavours. For such a small thing it is so pungent and powerful and has its uses at this ghoulish time of year. So here is our ode, or should I say odour, to Garlic. 

View of Nicholas Mosse Pottery under the arches Bennettsbridge Co. Kilkenny

Pitcher Postcards From Kilkenny

handcrafted spongewareSusan Mosse

My ‘summertime is here!’ epiphany is triggered by the sudden inspiration to add slices of cucumber and a sprig of mint to an icy drink. Summer in a brimful jug. Join us for a mini historical and mixological tour.

Easter Feasting with Happily Apple-y Ham & Baked Cheese

Easter Feasting with Happily Apple-y Ham & Baked Cheese

BennettsbridgeSusan Mosse

Our handmade and hand decorated pottery is perfect for serving festive meals when you need ample plates to cater for a sizeable gathering of the clan. With the Easter holidays approaching here are two recipes to try over the long weekend, made from locally sourced ingredients, served on locally made dishes. 

 

Indulgent Eggnog

Indulgent Eggnog

ChristmasSusan Mosse

This drink is a long and delicious tradition and my guess is that it originates with the 17thand 18thcenturys’ love of ‘possets’ and other milky libations.

RED DEVIL DIP

RED DEVIL DIP

RecipesLisa McGee
The devilish part here is that it is just too easy, too tempting.
JOOJEH KEBAB - SAFFRON AND LEMON CHICKEN DISH

JOOJEH KEBAB - SAFFRON AND LEMON CHICKEN DISH

RecipesLisa McGee

Joojeh kebab is a traditional chicken dish in Iran and while is typically cooked using poussin over a barbecue. This can be served as a hot or cold dish.

 

RICOTTA AND COURGETTE PIE

RICOTTA AND COURGETTE PIE

RecipesLisa McGee
This is a rich, fabulous little pie that would easily serve as an entrée at a fancy luncheon, with a sliced beef steak tomato sitting next to it. It is simple, but depends on the quality of the ingredients, so find the freshest, best that you can.  It’s worth it.
WISE CHICKEN

WISE CHICKEN

casserole dishLisa McGee
Many of us are used to the old friend called Roast Chicken Stuffed with Sage dressing, but the use of sage here creates an entirely different taste.