To you, a massive thanks

To you, a massive thanks

The Virtuous Tart has just been named as the best cookbook in Ireland at the Irish Book Awards. This undercooked tart was up against many of Ireland’s food gurus, such as Diana Henry, Trish Deseine, Neven Maguire, Rachel Allen and Donal Skehan. Shocker! I lost my voice, and a heel. (Surely the hallmark of a […]

Tarting up …

When the winner is announced at a televised black tie ball on November 25th, I am greatly looking forward to tucking the tablecloth into my skirt and storming out of the room. In the meantime, I’d be tickled if you could cast your vote for your favourite cookbook of 2015. YOUR VOTE COUNTS! Me (Highpriest […]

Conversion, cups to grams

Conversion, cups to grams

1 CUP = ? g    I always get asked for conversions from cups to grams. So here you go! Ask, and you shall receive (4 years later admittedly, but I’ve been busy keeping mini humans alive). Please note that these are British / NZ / Ozzie cups. American cup size is a fraction smaller […]

Real Bread – what you need to know

Real Bread – what you need to know

Yes. I eat bread. I think my personality would expire without it. Can’t get enough of rye sourdough toasted with crispy edges, soft warm centre and mmmizzled with spicy olive oil. There’s so much crap available in the supermarkets, it’s tricky to know what bread to submit to. You won’t regret finding a good, honest […]

Demo: Saturday 17th October, Wexford

Demo: Saturday 17th October, Wexford

Hi! I’m coming to Wexford’s grooviest health food store, Only Natural, Saturday 17th October. Come and say hi anytime from 11am. I’ll be signing books or stuffing my face with PMT brownies. Then it’s demo time in The Spiegeltent at noon!     Saturday, 17th October The Spiegeltent, Wexford  12 o’clock €10     Tickets […]