Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

If you haven’t noticed by now, I try to balance out the recipes on Yankee Doodle Paddy with some naughty and some nice.  I am not a vegan or vegetarian but I do enjoy eating and cooking that way from time to time.  I try not to eat too much dairy,  but since butter is one of my fav things in life I do allow it, when it is worth it.  Well today’s recipe is one of those days!  It is the 78th edition of Woman Crush Wednesday and our gorgeous gourmet gals (yes plural) are Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas of Primrose Bakery here in London. Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

I know it is only mid November, and for my US friends we still have Thanksgiving coming in a couple of weeks. But over here in the UK and in my soul home Ireland, it is already full Christmas mode!  People panicking about the Christmas gift list! Well I have a solution! Homemade foodie gifts! And today’s Woman Crush Wednesday is going to sort us out with a delish recipe.  Once baked these festive treats can be wrapped up super pretty.  Helen Goh is today’s gorgeous gourmet gal who has recently published her first book, Sweet, with one of my all time fav chefs, Yotam Ottolenghi. The book is drool worthy, and the Pecan Snowballs are perfect for the season that is in it! Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Today is a big day folks!  Well, in fairness, every Wednesday is a big day for me.  It’s my fav day because I get to shower a female chef with some love on my Woman Crush Wednesday series.  But today is in fact the 75th episode and I am tickled pink!  So to celebrate we need cake right? And who better than to show us a new recipe for a delicious cake than the incredible Peggy Porschen!?  Yes her name will defo ring a bell to my London friends. Peggy has a fabulous and famous bakery here. But for the rest of you, buckle your seats, cuz Peggy’s cakes will rock your world Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Well it is hard to believe that it is November 1st already!  I hope you all had a nice Halloween!  For anyone with left over pumpkins today’s recipe by the most incredible Woman Crush Wednesday will sort you out!  Australian Kate Young, now a London resident, has just launched her first cookbook and I am delighted to share with you all just how much I love and admire this fab female chef!  Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

What a joy it is to celebrate one of my favorite people on this, the 73rd installment of Woman Crush Wednesday!  Yes it is the day I shower a female foodie with lots of love and recreate one her recipes live on Snapchat (username blissbakery).  And in fact, how I met this amazing lady is through Snapchat.  Niamh Shields of the famous food blog  Eat Like A Girl has the most incredible snaps of her cooking, her adventures to various restaurants here in London, and her travels around the globe.  So sit back, relax and let me shower Niamh with some LOVE! Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Today is a very special day indeed!  Not only is it the 71st Woman Crush Wednesday episode but it is also the 2nd birthday of this humble blog! As I shared on here way back when on the ABC of YDP, I am not a food photographer or stylist, but I am a chef with lots of LOVE to share. And that is why this WCW series is the perfect way to combine food and infatuation for some deserving females ruling the kitchens! Continue reading