Recipe | Pecan & Maple Syrup Cake

After a lengthy silence, I am back with a lovely Pecan & Maple Syrup Cake recipe for you guys. I made this a few weeks ago for my friend’s birthday and it went down really well. I’m glad to see the autumn months rolling in, bringing in nuttier flavours with them.   Ingredients: 220g self…

Recipe | Spaghetti with Garlic Chilli Prawns

This spaghetti recipe is one of my favourites as it combines all the best things: prawns, pasta, garlic, chilli and pesto. I tend to make this on Saturday evenings when I don’t want to spend too long in the kitchen but still want to eat something special. My love for Dunnes Stores Simply Better Sun-dried…

Gertude |Pearse St, Dublin

Gertrude has been written about by everyone and their cousin at this stage and the feedback has been really positive. We decided to go for a birthday brunch there last weekend to experience it for ourselves and the words “Don’t Believe The Hype” definitely sprang to mind. What was wrong? To be honest, it was…

BAKE SALE | The Power of Cake

I’m super excited to be writing this blog post for Where Is My Teaspoon? Last week, I organised a Bake Sale at my work in an effort to do something positive before Christmas and to get all my work colleagues engaged in something creative, and hopefully to get chatting to someone they wouldn’t normally chat…

Cafe Review |Le Petit Breton Drumcondra, Dublin

Savoury crΓͺpes are a real love of mine so this morning, we woke up early and took a spin to Le Petit Breton in Drumcondra. I had wanted to go here for quite a while but it’s the other side of town from us so laziness got in the way. This morning though, we had…

Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Garlic Soup

Watching what I spend is so much easier when I bring a packed lunch to work and this soup is one of my favourites! I tend to make a batch on Sunday evenings and then get at least two good bowls from this recipe. I think there are 2 secrets to a great tomato soup….

The Cake Room | Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Welcome to my new favourite spot: The Cake Room. I don’t know if you guys know, but Trip Adviser is my favourite App. I can’t help but look up restaurant reviews if I’m going anywhere new, even if it’s just one town over. Imagine my happy, big head when I saw The Cake Room on…

Bouncing Back | My top 3 tips

  Over the past few weeks, we have had a lot of cafe review posts (have a look back here, here and here) as well as a couple of great bakes (check this one and this one too!) but today I wanted to share something a little different on Where Is My Teaspoon? I like…

Sweet Cinnamon Loaf

I honestly think my love for loaf cakes will never fade. Every time I see one I just feel happy. Even the really crappy, €2 ones you find in petrol stations. I love them. I rarely buy them, but pick them up and carry them around the shop for a while before I leave it…

The Mellow Fig | Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Hi guys! Happy Hump Day πŸ™‚ As promised, I’m trying to share as many cafe posts as I can over the next month in the hope that you’ll get out and explore some of these before the summer is out. If you follow me on Instagram you’ll probably have already guessed that I’m obsessed with…

Afternoon Tea | The Malton Killarney, Co Kerry.

Guys another long weekend is in sights (nearly!) If you’re planning on doing something a little different for the long weekend, you might be considering a little Afternoon Tea session so I thought it would be a good idea to share my experience of tea at The Malton in Killarney today with you. If you…