Author Archives: Tracey


Exciting things have been happening in Mammy’s Kitchen this week. We have moved! No not to a new house, but a new address.  So from now on Mammy’s Kitchen can be found at: I’d like to take this opportunity … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Week After Christmas…

  ‘Twas the week after Christmas and all through the house, Nothing would fit me not even a blouse. The cookies I’d nibbled, the eggnog I’d taste, All the holiday parties had gone to my waist. When I got on … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

  I’ve made Beef Stroganoff before using those stir-in packets from the supermarket.  I had always thought it would be a complicated recipe to cook.  It’s not.  This is the first recipe that I tried, from a book called “How to feed your … Continue reading

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New Year baking anyone?

About a month ago, I decided I wasn’t going to buy a load of ready made biscuits and cakes for Christmas.  I was going to make everything myself.  I was going to bake rings around myself and made sure I had enough … Continue reading

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Is The Water Back Yet?

It’s been hard to escape talk about the weather over the last few weeks.  My kids missed a few days of school when the snow first hit as the roads were just too bad to travel on.  When the roads conditions slowly … Continue reading

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Turkey and Ham Potato Cakes

Well, Christmas day has come and gone.  This year I was cooking for 8 people – us and both sets of grandparents.  Afraid I wouldn’t have enough food for everyone I ended up cooking far too many vegetables.  Yesterday morning I … Continue reading

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St Stephen’s Day Muffins – Christmas Cookalong Part Two

Finally, here is my second post for the Irish Foodies Christmas Cookalong (I’m blaming the weather for the delay on this post – well we’re blaming it for everything else so why not?!) For my second recipe I chose St … Continue reading

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Captain’s Stew

  This recipe for Captain’s Stew is from The Scandinavian Cookbook by Trina Hahnemann that I reviewed recently.  If you follow the chapters in the book then technically it’s a March recipe but since we are once again feeling the cold here … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookalong Part One – Dark Chocolate and Hazelnut Semi Freddo

Well the first Friday of December has been and gone and that means only one thing – the Irish Foodies monthly cookalong.  This month’s theme was of course Christmas (well how could it be anything else?) and rather than cook an elaborate … Continue reading

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The Start of a Christmas Tradition…

When child #1 was born, we spent our first Christmas as a family living in a small rented flat while we were waiting for our own house to be built so we only had a tiny Argos Christmas tree as we … Continue reading

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