Recipes

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

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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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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