Hi, I'm Kady and welcome to my kitchen! As a recipe developer, photographer and designer I'm completely obsessed with all things food. Most recipes are meat free and derived of natural whole foods, but variety is key and you will find a bit of everything here. The main ingredient in every dish? Great taste! Enjoy x

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Yummy recipe for chocolate brownies coming up! I am so excited to announce I have partnered with Taste Ireland and will be featuring a recipe weekly over on their blog and newsletter. One of my biggest passions is being creative with food: making delicious recipes, doing food styling with beautiful props, photography and editing to bring […]

Meadows and Byrne reached out to me last week to ask how to best get through the cold winter weather in Ireland at the moment. Luckily, I do not have this problem basking in the Sydney sunshine! However, I was back in Ireland over Christmas and know all too well how it feels to be […]

I have never seen food disappear as fast as when I made these black pudding ‘sausage’ rolls! The fresh apple caramelises with the Ballymaloe relish to give it a beautiful contrast with the crisp pastry. You will have to try it for yourself!

BEHIND THE HALF DOOR - STORIES OF FOOD AND FOLK COMING SOON TO ALL GOOD BOOKSTORES AND ONLINE!

From the cosy kitchen of a tiny fisher man’s cottage, on the salty shores of Ireland, comes this enchanting collection of recipes and stories. With their fresh approach to Irish cuisine, let firm friends Biddy and Kady lead you behind the half door. You’ll want to curl up and get lost in their heartwarming tales of food and folk. The classic fare from their childhood, made with local ingredients from their villages, have inspired Biddy McLaughlin, journalist, and Kady O Connell, designer and photographer, to take pause from their busy lives. What has resulted is a truly remarkable patchwork of Irish history, emotion-filled interviews and authentic recipes that will nourish your soul.

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