I just got back from a last-minute road trip to southwestern Ireland – which covers Killarney National Park, the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula.Continue reading “Killarney National Park”
July was a good month!
With the lifting of the travel ban across the island, we can finally move outside of our county.
The first place we went to was Glendalough in Wicklow National Park, for a breath of fresh mountain air.
My trip to Venice rekindled my interests in Italian cooking, to a point that I was tittering with another trip in the spring to Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Then we all know what happened.
June 8th kicks off the phase two of Ireland reopening, and with that, we were able to travel anywhere within the county. This has opened up several hiking opportunities.
We couldn’t wait to get back to Howth, so that’s what we did on our first weekend after June 8th.
Dublin, May 2020 – Still under lockdown, the Temple Bar area remains completely deserted.
It’s been hectic the past couple of weeks at work. Even so, I still manged to cook these dishes:
When I worked in the East Coast, this was my favorite soup for lunch. I haven’t seen it in the Pacific Northwest nor in Ireland. For what I know it is classified as American Italian food. So when I miss the good old America, I make this soup.
According to Chinese culinary tradition, spring is the time to eat garlic chives.