Afternoon Tea: The Merrion Hotel

You may know the head pastry chef of the Merrion Hotel Paul Kelly, from the Great Irish Bake Off or indeed from many other TV appearances.  I know him through the annual Goodalls Best Scone competition.  He is, as my father might say, a ‘lovely chap”.  He is, in my opinion, a supreme artist and … Continue reading

The Best Irish Scone – the search is on…

Where’s the home of Ireland’s Best Scone? – Goodall’s and Odlums join forces in search for Ireland’s best scone- NOW an annual celebration in the Irish foodie calendar, once again, the search is on for ‘Ireland’s Best Scone’. This year Goodall’s and Odlums, two mainstays in Irish baking, are appealing for the public to nominate … Continue reading