Recipes, Reviews, and Rants

"It's a Wrap" Pizza

Fakeaway Gluten Free Scotch BBQ Tomato Sauce

"It's a Wrap" Pizza

Here at Great Northern Larder, we love a thin based pizza and they don't come much thinner than our favourite quick and easy meal of "wrap pizza". It's basically a wrap treated like a pizza. All the flavour and texture of a pizza but with almost no breadiness! It works with gluten-free wraps, wholemeal wraps, or plain white wraps. Last night we tried it with our sugar-free Tomato Sauce instead of pizza sauce. We also spread Scotch BBQ on the base. The combination of the sticky sweet sauce and the sticky sweet marmalade was surprisingly savoury and delicious! You must try...

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Scotch BBQ Smoked Beef Jerky

Beef Recipe Scotch BBQ

Scotch BBQ Smoked Beef Jerky

We love beef jerky here at Great Northern Larder. It is tasty and healthy and makes a great snack on long hikes or car journeys. Use good beef and your favourite beer (or try soy sauce or teriyaki). Beef jerky will last a few weeks in the fridge.

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The Pigeon House, Clontarf

Dublin Restaurant Review

The Pigeon House, Clontarf

The food choices in The Pigeon House include overnight oats with blood orange, grape, hazelnut, and maple syrup. There is Shakshuka (from the Middle East as it happens) which is basically a baked egg with yoghurt and veg. Creamed mushrooms on toast, Turkish eggs, and scrambled egg with Chorizo were other choices and then being brunch there were two burgers, beef or chicken, which both looked great. Again, I spotted a slight Middle Eastern vibe as the chicken burger had harissa paste, and the Turkish eggs obviously had an appropriate touch of the exotic in the form of tahini yoghurt, rose harissa feta, and mint.

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