Unicorn Bonbons

Unicorn Bonbons

Unicorn toast sounds like something a softly spoken, vegan nanny makes for children after completing their origami homework and positive affirmation chanting. Right? Wrong. It’s for spoiled brats living in L.A. and bonked-up adults like me. Unicorn toast is scorching hashtags all over the world, and accessing the deepest of crazy childhood recesses. Our synapses […]

The Top 20 Irish Instagrammers, for foodie whores

The Top 20 Irish Instagrammers, for foodie whores

This is my list of sonic wholefood Instagrammers I lovebomb everyday. I think you will too. All are Ir-ish and have a unique voice. Think of Instagram like your own personal trainer on the path to better food choices. Surrounding yourself with thoughtful, inspiring cooks will change how you see food and seep into your […]

Aubergine Bacon

Aubergine Bacon

My attempt to stay well-informed with world politics is at odds with my attempt to stay sane these days. It’s increasingly necessary to distract my head from translating Trump’s alternative facts and brain farts. I console myself with spectacularly weird recipes like this plant-powered bacon. Know what I mean? The more arcane the recipe, the […]

Oi, Gluten! What’s the story?

Oi, Gluten! What’s the story?

People are so scared of gluten in the US. You could probably rob a bank by waving a baguette in the air. Even in Ireland, it has earned such a bad rep that somebody I’m married to (no names) thinks gluten must be something delinquent teenagers sniff. GSOH folks! Gluten is not a poison – […]

Leave our kids alone!

Leave our kids alone!

Picture the scene. You’re sitting at home, having your breakfast. There’s a knock on the front door. It’s a salesman, and he wants to talk to your kids. “No thanks,” you say, closing the door firmly. But he won’t go away. In fact, he spends the rest of the day standing outside your house, shouting […]