Give “Amelda’s Perfect Sausage Rolls” a go. MacNean House & Restaurant‏ @macneanhouse

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Getting ready for a big Irish weekend? With St Patrick’s Day tomorrow and Ireland’s chance of Grand Slam victory. Give “Amelda’s Perfect Sausage Rolls” a go and we guarantee they will be a huge hit & they freeze perfect. Definitely onto a winner with this one ☝️ ☘️🇮🇪


Smoked Salmon with Boxty Pancakes and Soured Cream

Boxty is a traditional Irish pancake made with a mixture of mashed and grated raw potatoes.  Combined with smoked salmon it makes a great brunch or lunch dish.

Serves 4


  • 250g potatoes, peeled, cooked and mashed
  • 250g raw potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 100g plain flour
  • 125ml milk
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-2 tablesp. olive oil
  • A knob of butter
  • 8 sliced of smoked salmon
  • 150ml soured cream

To Cook

Put both the mashed and grated potatoes in a bowl. Sprinkle over the flour and seasoning and mix until evenly combined. Add the milk, little by little, until you have a dropping consistency.

Heat a little oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add a knob of butter. When the butter begins to foam, spoon a tablespoon of the mixture into the frying pan. Cook for a couple of minutes on each side until golden brown. Depending on the size of the pan you can cook two or three at the same time.

Remove from the pan and keep warm while you finish cooking the pancakes. Serve with sliced smoked salmon and a spoon of soured cream.


Glenisk Strawberry Oat Smoothie


Ingredients,5 Count

Nutrition,174 Calories

Total Time’5 Mins

Serves,2 Servings


40g porridge oats
150g Glenisk Greek 0% Fat Vanilla Yogurt
1 banana
80g strawberries
1 handful of ice cubes

From Glenisk

Vanilla 0% Fat Greek Protein Yogurt Big Pot

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories,174kcal
  • Fat’1.4g
  • Saturates,0.2g
  • Carbs,26.2g
  • Sugar,11.1g
  • Protein,10.7g
  • Salt,<0.01g
  • Fibre,3.9g
Strawberry Oat Smoothie


  1. Combine the porridge oats, yogurt, banana, strawberries and ice cubes together in a blender at high speed.
  2. Pour smoothie into 2 cups and serve.

St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes by Odlums

CategoryCupcakes, Muffins & Buns

Cook Time15-20 mins

What you need:

  • 125g/4oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (room temperature)
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 2 Eggs (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • Few Drops Goodall’s Vanilla Essence

To Decorate

  • 125g/4oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 225g/8oz Icing Sugar, sieved
  • Few Drops Goodall’s Vanilla Essence
  • Goodall’s Green Food Colouring
  • Green or White Ready to Roll Icing (optional)

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line cupcake tin with baking cases.
  2. Beat the butter/margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs, milk and vanilla essence. If mixture starts to curdle, add a little of the flour.
  3. Gently stir in remaining flour with a spoon. Place spoonfuls of the mixture into the baking cases and bake for 15-20 minutes until firm to the touch.
  4. Remove from the oven and leave on a wire tray to cool.
  5. Make buttercream by beating the butter, icing sugar and vanilla essence together until smooth and creamy.
  6. Gradually add drops of colouring, mixing well until required shade is achieved. Then pipe or swirl icing onto each cupcake.
  7. If liked, decorate with shamrock shapes. Happy St Patrick’s Day!


  • For shamrock decorations, roll out green ready to roll icing (or knead a few drops of green food colouring into white ready to roll icing until you reach a vibrant colour). Stamp out shapes using a shamrock cutter, then place on top of each cupcake.