Recipes

Here you will find a selection of recipes for the simply delicious and nutritious food we serve at The Cliffs of Moher Retreat.

Jan 8th 2019

Coconut Dahl with Kale and Potato

by Michelle Moroney

Ingredients: 350g red split lentils 1 400g tin coconut milk 1 large onion (diced) 2 medium sized potatoes (cubed) 2 large handfuls of kale (sliced) 1 litre water/stock 2-3 gloves garlic 1⁄2 thumb-size piece of ginger 2 tsp ground cumin (if using seeds, toast first and grind) 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp mustard seeds (toasted lightly first) 2 cardamom pods bay leaf 2 cloves (optional) salt & freshly ground pepper   Method: Place the washed lentils …

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Dec 4th 2018

Niall’s Aubergine Lasagne

by Michelle Moroney

Serves 6-8   Ingredients 3 onions diced 4 cloves garlic pressed or finely diced bay leaves thyme rosemary 200 grams quinoa 2 tins chopped tomatoes 1 small carrot grated 4-5 aubergines Parmigiano   Instructions Slice all the aubergine lengthwise about half cm thick. Cover them in olive oil and salt, placing them on a baking sheet in an oven at 180 degrees for about 30 mins. They should start to brown but should not be …

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Jun 28th 2018

Green Pesto

by Michelle Moroney

  Ingredients: 2 cups fresh herbs/greens (basil, parsley, blanched nettle, wild garlic, kale, baby spinach) 1⁄2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup nuts (walnuts, pine nuts, hazelnuts) 3 garlic cloves, minced (about 3 teaspoons) Juice of 1⁄2 lemon 1⁄4 teaspoon salt, more to taste freshly ground black pepper to taste   Method: Heat a small frying pan over a low heat. Toast the nuts …

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May 31st 2018

Super Green Smoothie

by Michelle Moroney

Super Green Smoothie Ingredients: 1 banana 1⁄2 avocado 1 small handful of spinach/kale1⁄2 tsp spirulina 1 dsp chia seed Juice of 1⁄2 lime 1 cup coconut water Method: Combine all ingredients and liquidise until smooth. note: add more coconut water for a thinner smoothie.

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May 21st 2018

Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

by Michelle Moroney

Ingredients: 1 tin coconut milk (leave in fridge overnight) 3 oz good dark choc maple syrup/honey to taste vanilla extract to taste pomegranate seeds Method: Melt chocolate and allow to cool slightly.   Scoop off the thick cream from the top of the coconut milk and add vanilla & maple syrup, whisk with handheld electric whisk.   Pour in the cooled melted chocolate and mix gently till combined. …

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Mar 4th 2017

Ginger Bug Recipe – Part 1

by Michelle Moroney

https://www.cliffsofmoherretreat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ginger-Bug.mp4   Part 1 Here is how we make our Ginger Bug at the retreat. From this Bug we make a delicious, healthy, carbonated ginger drink (recipe and how to in the next post). I’ve seen recipes that call for grating the ginger for the bug, but it works really well this way for us so I’m just going to show you with …

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