A fruit “fool” – the word supposedly derives from the French fouler, meaning “to crush”—calls for combining puréed fruit with beaten eggs and sugar, whipped cream, sour cream, or yogurt for a virtually “foolproof” dessert. This recipe, which pays homage to the fraughan (also known as…Continue
Added by Margaret M. Johnson on July 29, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments
What could be sweeter (and easier) than a big bowl of fresh berries for a summer dessert? A trifle, perhaps? A cobbler? A summer pudding? A bit more effort, I agree, but the rewards are greater too. You'll find recipes for other delicious summer recipes in my new cookbook Teatime in…Continue
Added by Margaret M. Johnson on July 21, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments
John C. Mitchel arrived in the USA in 1853 with his father, also, John. The elder Mitchel went on to become a, fiercely, pro Southern newspaper editor while John C. enlisted in the Confederate States army on the outbreak of America's Civil War, after initially working as an engineer on the railroads.…
Added by Liam McAlister on July 20, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments
How did a boy from Kildare end up shooting a Sultan and his bodyguards in an Arabian palace?
Above, an Irishman (the author) in Dhofar.
The answer shows that, like a wildfire breaking out and dying down, The Wild Geese spirit lives, to surface now and again not to die but to smoulder until the next adventure beckons. (Remember ‘Mad’ Mike Hoare, Africa’s most famous mercenary?)…Continue
Added by Ray Kane on July 6, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments