Jess Murphy’s pumpkin pie

Kitchen Cabinet: Jess Murphy of Kai in Galway shares her favourite autumn recipe

Toto: they crack me up all the time. Photograph: Angelo Deligio/Mondadori via Getty

Jess Murphy of Kai Restaurant shares her Spotify playlist of tracks she’s been listening to

My Pacific-style ceviche is the perfect dinner-party starter

Kitchen Cabinet: Jess Murphy, of Kai, uses Irish pollock for her Pacific-style ceviche

Velvet Cloud flatbread

In Jess Murphy’s last recipe column, she cooks up a trio of wonderful winter warmers

Velvet Cloud flatbread

Venison steak sandwiched with sticky onions and Cashel Blue butter

In Ireland we have amazing wild game. Treat yourself to an autumnal venison sambo

Cauliflower and chickpea curry

These three dishes provide all the crunch and texture you need to be satisfied

Ultimate bramble sauce

This fruity sauce is ideal for game meat or pork

A wonderful one-pan breakfast or brunch

Braised porrk shoulder in cider

Braise your weekend cookery game and top off with a tart little bramble sauce

Minestrone soup

Parsnip soup

Parsnip soup: wholesome and delicious

These big-hitter soups are not only good for your body but healing for your soul

Blackberry and Burgundy jam

Blackberry and rosemary focaccia.

Celebrate blackberry season with focaccia, sausage bake and a Burgundy jam

Corn and Bacon Chowder

Corn and bacon chowder

Jess Murphy: A quick and simple recipe for coconut crusted chicken and corn ceviche

Corn ceviche and tuna mayo

Lamb chop tray bake

Aubergine and mint salad

Beetroot Mama Ganoush

A few lamb chops, smoky from the grill, will take you from Ireland to Beirut in a heartbeat

Jess Murphy: Lamb chop tray bake, aubergine and mint salad, and mama ganoush

Beetroot hummus and homemade oatcakes.

Great resolutions start by upgrading the sambo to a savoury muffin

Ham and cheese muffins
Ham and cheese muffins

Apple trail mix
Apple trail mix

Fresh jalapeño salsa

Pollock and charred corn tostadas

They may be trendy, but these dishes are quick and easy to assemble too

Goan crab cakes.

A selection of some of my favourite things to eat, from crab cakes to kebabs and chutney

Goan crab cakes

Moorish rainbow chard and pinenuts

Make the most of Ireland’s free range chicken and use up a glut of tomatoes with these recipes

Pico de Gallo

Patatas bravas with a picada twist.

Even if you’re not heading away, enjoy these dishes from faraway places

Apricot chicken: I recreated this beauty with a lovely Carlow free-range chicken and spices

Jess Murphy: You’ll be surprised the difference apricots or peaches will make to each course

Kohlrabi slaw

Jess Murphy: Courgette flower and goat’s cheese quiche, kohlrabi slaw, and piccalilli

Kohlrabi slaw

Grannys Piccalilli

Hoisin chicken wings with buttermilk ranch dressing

Jess Murphy: Planning ahead and keeping it simple are key when cooking for a crowd

Chicken Larb with grilled cabbage and lime

Jess Murphy: You can’t get much better than stuffing a tasty filling inside a leaf, rice paper roll or bao bun


The Provencal fish stew bouillabaisse is not as difficult to make as you might think. Here's how ...


Not sure what to do with your left over Sourdough? Try this rouille recipe

Mansaf surrounded by various salads in the home of Um Haya and Abu Haya in Azraq camp

Jess Murphy travels to Lebanon to cook with Syrian refugees ahead of World Refugee Day

Potted crab, roasted pork and a fennel and citrus salad is sure to go down a treat

Potted crab
Potted crab

A twist on puttanesca and pangritata

If, like me, you have PTSD from a pasta making attempt gone awry, keep it simple

Vine tomato fattoush with poached eggs and saffron yoghurt.

A tasty treat? Sweetcorn fritters, vine tomato fattoush or Gubbeen and bacon bit biscuits 

Sticky orange and ginger chicken tray bake

Jess Murphy: Well-reared free-range poultry should be held in high esteem

Baby back ribs: ideal for low-key entertaining. Photograph: E+/Getty

Jess Murphy: Baby back ribs, Russian salad, and Cobb salad with ranch dressing

Move the pork on to a chopping board and cut between each rib, using a sharp knife.

A tasty treat for ideal food low-key entertaining

Russian salad
Russian salad

Sham’s Malay-style fish curry

Jess Murphy: Creamy coconut curry, crispy fish fingers, and a dusting of garlicky polenta

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