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Blog Awards Ireland Food Blog Finalist

Following a hectic weekend we finally get the chance to sit down and share some good news with you – we’re finalists in the Blog Awards Ireland 2014.  We were previously shortlisted for best new blog and best food blog and having only been up and running since January 2014 we were just happy to… 

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Brunel's Treacle Glazed Duck Breast - Pikalily Food Blog

An Evening of Fine Dining at Brunel’s Newcastle

We’ve often highlighted how fortunate we are to live in Newcastle and around the Mourne’s, an area that is thriving in terms of it’s culinary scene, and the latest restaurant to get people talking around Newcastle in Brunel’s Restaurant.  Head chef Paul Cunningham has worked in a number of local and national eateries and we… 

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Guinness Storehouse Dublin - Pikalily Food Travel Blog

The Guinness Storehouse – A must see in Dublin

It’s was the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland in 2013 and it’s easy to see why.  We’re talking about The Guinness Storehouse, the home of Ireland’s most famous export – the black stuff – Guinness.  We recently spent a day touring around Dublin and decided to get on the city bus tour, and top… 

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M and S Summer Flavour feast - Pikalily Food Blog

The taste of summer thanks to M&S

It was a case of better late than never as we only recently came across the M&S Summer of Flavour range.  Unfortunately our nearest Marks and Spencer’s is a good 45 minutes from our home but we called in recently to their Lisburn store when out for a day trip and were really impressed with some… 

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