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 28th 2019

Sushi Slaw

by Michelle Moroney

Ingredients* Carrots White cabbage Black sesame seeds White sesame seeds Sushi ginger Flat leaf parsley Lemon juice & zest Lime juice & zest Sea salt *Amounts vary depending on how many you are serving & to your liking.   Shred the carrots and white cabbage into a bowl. Add the black & white sesame seeds. Chop up the sushi ginger & flat leaf parsley and add to the bowl.  Add lemon & …

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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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