Lilly Higgins

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Paul Flynn’s simple vegetable curry can be on the table in 25 minutes.

If you’re stuck at home, recovering from Covid, or in the throes of the lurgy, food might not be at the top of your agenda. But eating well at this ti(...)

Turn the heat down with a bowl of delicious home made ice cream. Photograph: iStock

Is the heat getting to you? Lost your appetite? You’re not alone. In these sweltering times it can be hard to work up an appetite for much more than s(...)

Cakes, buns and muffins to celebrate Easter week. Photograph: iStock

Easter isn’t just about foil-wrapped chocolate eggs; there are great things to bake too. We’ve raided the Irish Times recipe archive to bring you 10 w(...)

 Margherita pizza with  mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. Photograph: iStock

There’s a question mark in the headline above this column each week, for good reason. No matter how polished your skills, it’s debatable whether your (...)

The Featherblade cheese burger with smoked bacon, black garlic mayo and pickled onions.

For a brief time, some of the most Instagrammed burgers of the pandemic were available over a wide radius, but as couriers became busier, delivery of (...)

Paul Flynn’s rack of bacon and creamed cabbage. Photograph: Harry Weir

Hands up who will be eating corned beef and cabbage tomorrow. Hmm. Despite what our American cousins think, it won’t feature on many dinner table(...)

Sally McKeagney, aged 9 from Geashill, Co Offaly with her cinnamon buns

Boiling, baking, stewing and sautéing: these are just some of the kitchen skills already perfected by the many children around Ireland who entered our(...)

Ross Lewis’s tomato, feta and basil bake.

The baked feta and tomato pasta video that exploded onto social media channels over the weekend has made the salty Greek cheese difficult to source, w(...)

Lilly Higgins, who writes the Fast Family Feasts column in the Irish Times Magazine every Saturday, knows a lot about cooking for and with children. A(...)

Phil Quinlan, with his children Joe and Eileen, with some food they prepared at home in Navan, Co. Meath. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

“What’s for dinner?” is a familiar refrain in many households, but in some locked down home schooling hubs and working-from-home spaces, it is now bei(...)

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