Recipes

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

Nov 26th 2015

Cannellini Bean & Leek Soup with chilli oil

by Michelle Moroney

Cannellini bean and leek soup with chilli oil (Serves 4) Ingredients 2 onions 4 medium leeks, trimmed (white and pale green part only) 1 tablespoon olive oil 15g butter (can substitute with oil to keep vegan) A few sprigs of thyme, leaves only, roughly chopped 1 bay leaf 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1.3 litres vegetable stock 2 x 400g tins cannellini beans, drained and rinsed or 3 cups of dry …

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Nov 26th 2015

Quinoa, Cauliflower & Pomegranate Salad

by Michelle Moroney

Quinoa, Cauliflower & Pomegranate salad Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 small cauliflower(roasted) 1/3 cup raisins A large handful flat leaf parsley, mint, basil, coriander- whatever we have Juice from 1/2 a lemon or more, to taste 1 tablespoon honey (or other sweetener) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds   Directions Roast off the cauliflower florets & cook the pre-soaked quinoa Mix all the ingredients in a bowl …

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Nov 24th 2015

Tanya’s Beet Burgers

by Michelle Moroney

Tanya’s Beet Burgers Makes 6-8 depending on the size Turn on oven at 180 Ingredients: 750 ml grated beetroots (approximately 4-5 beets) 150g rolled oats 1 onion (sweat before adding to the mix) 200g feta 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 6 eggs 1 handful fresh basil Pinch of chilli flakes salt & pepper (lots of pepper) Toppings: lettuce, mango, avocado, tomato, onions   Method: Peel and grate the beetroot and garlic. Finely chop the …

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Nov 16th 2015

Cucumber Ribbon Salad

by Michelle Moroney

Cucumber Ribbon Salad This salad is a delicious and hydrating accompaniment to any meal. 1 organic cucumber Coriander Leaves Red Chilli For the dressing 4 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsps apple cider vinegar Half tsp sea salt ,whisked together in a bowl   Slice the cucumbers thinly lengthways with a mandolin or a vegetable peeler Arrange on a plate or platter and sprinkle with the herb of choice. Drizzle …

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Dec 19th 2014

Sour Coconut & Lime Soup

by Michelle Moroney

Here is a recipe from our menu here at the Cliffs of Moher Retreat. It’s one that we serve on our retreats! Ingredients: 2 cans of coconut milk 3 cloves of garlic grated Juice of 2 limes 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp ground coriander 500ml veg stock tsp of honey or other sweetener 1 teaspoon of rice/cider vinegar 1 Courgette cut in half length ways, and shredded with a peeler. 2 …

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Dec 19th 2014

Mushroom Soup

by Michelle Moroney

Here is a recipe from our menu here at the Cliffs of Moher Retreat. It’s one that we serve on our retreats! 600g button mushrooms quatered 2 red onions finely chopped 3 cloves garlic grated 1 litre of veg stock 3 bay leaves 1 tbls of fresh thyme Juice of 1/2 lemon salt & pepper to taste   Method Heat up some olive oil in a pot adding adding the mushrooms first …

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