Apron Strings

Recipes from a Family Kitchen

About the Book

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From a Speedy Spelt Soda to Boeuf Bourguignon, Nessa Robins guides the novice and the experienced home chef through an array of tasty, tempting and traditional recipes with a modern twist. No stranger to running a busy household, Nessa offers plenty of guidance on being economically savvy, cooking with children and on recipes for treating common ailments.


Never complicated, and including ingredients easily found in shops and supermarkets across Ireland, Apron Strings nonetheless delivers recipes to be savoured and enjoyed, each one chosen from the author’s own experience.


Reminding us always of the value of families and the importance of home and hearth, Apron Strings is a collection of family friendly recipes with some heartfelt and real stories from a typical Irish family kitchen.


Some Recipes Include:

  • White Onion, Potato and Chorizo Soup
  • Peanut & Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Nutritious Noodle Soup
  • Prawns with a Chive Hollandaise Sause
  • Chocolate Cola Celebration Cake
  • Immune-Boosting Juice
  • Campfire Pocket Pizza
  • Stinging Nettle Soup
  • Green Gooseberry and Elderberry Jam
  • Nan's Tea Brack