Recipes

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

Jul 27th 2016

Sun Burgers

by Michelle Moroney

Makes 8 Burgers   Ingredients: 200g ground or finely chopped sunflower seeds 1 medium carrot, grated 1 large celery stick, chopped finely 1 small onion, chopped finely Large handful of Parsley, chopped finely 1 large potato boiled and mashed 1 egg 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Pinch chilli powder Half flat teaspoon of garam masala, tumeric & wholegrain mustard Salt & Pepper to taste   Method: Mix all the ingredients together in a …

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May 18th 2016

Power Balls

by Michelle Moroney

Power Balls Ingredients: For the Coating: Cacao butter, melted Raw cacao (powder) Sweetener of choice (maple syrup, honey, xylitol etc) Desiccated coconut For the Filling: Soaked dates  – dates soaked in boiling water for a few minutes Walnuts 2 tbsp of Tahini Method: Blend Walnuts until they reach the consistency of granules (think coarse sand). Add the strained dates and Tahini to the blender and blend until reasonably smooth. Set aside. Melt the raw …

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Mar 4th 2016

Shepherdless Pie

by Michelle Moroney

Classic Traditional Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Serves 4 225g lentils (red or brown) 1 large onion 1 stick celery 100g carrots 2 field mushrooms 2 cloves garlic (chopped finely) 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp marjoram Large pinch of chilli powder 1 bay leaf 1 vegetable stock cube Tomato puree Tin of tomatoes Rapeseed oil 800g potatoes (approx 6 medium potatoes) (mashed, creamed with olive oil, butter, salt, pepper & nutmeg) Salt & pepper to taste 1) Place …

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Mar 4th 2016

Baked Stuffed Onions

by Michelle Moroney

BAKED STUFFED ONIONS Ingredients: 4 medium onions 100g grated parmesan cheese 80g butter, chopped into cubes 3 free range eggs 1 bay leaf & 1 sprig of rosemary Sea salt & freshly ground pepper A large handful of finely chopped spinach A large pinch of nutmeg Cream of balsamic vinegar Method: Cook the onions in boiling water and bay leaf for 15-20 minutes.  When cooked, remove and drain for a few minutes. …

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Dec 2nd 2015

Fiona’s Tantalizing Thai Coconut Curry

by Michelle Moroney

Fiona’s Tantalizing Thai Coconut Curry  

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Nov 30th 2015

Red Lentil, Chickpea & Chilli Soup

by Michelle Moroney

Red Lentil, Chickpea & Chilli Soup Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 tsp cumin seeds Pinch of chilli flakes 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 red onions 600g chopped tomatoes, canned or fresh 200g red split lentils 300g cooked chickpeas salt & pepper Natural yogurt and herbs to garnish Method: In a large saucepan, over a medium heat dry fry the cumin and chilli flakes for approximately 1 minute until they start to heat up and …

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