A Reading list that will change your life

A Reading list that will change your life

Y’all, it’s a serious one. Let’s talk about food piracy – it’s not just our burgers. We all know that a can of cola contains an obnoxious amount of sugar. So slimmers changed to diet cola in pursuit of a trimmer waistline and a cleaner conscience. But “sugar free” confectionery often contains as many preservatives […]

Kickass 5-Ingredient Cookies

Kickass 5-Ingredient Cookies

I’m greedy and desperate enough to have alchemised my favourite junk food snack into a nutritional fox trot. So here it is … an unreasonably tasty cookie that has been shamelessly flirting with me everyday for the past 3 months.   Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies   Check out this recipe – no hydrogenated fat, white […]

Skin Food: part 1

Skin Food: part 1

Given that our body absorbs 60% of what we put on our skin, I think my skincare has inadvertently become part of my diet. And yours has too. *silent gaping* Take a look into your bathroom cupboard. Grab your favourite product, and Google the ingredient list. Go on! Freaked out? Let’s change that. I’m here […]

11:30 free cookery demo, Saturday @ Avoca

11:30 free cookery demo, Saturday @ Avoca

Let me feed you. I’ll be doing a free cookery demonstration and tasting in the gorgeous Kilmacanogue Avoca Store (just outside Bray, between Dublin and Wicklow. Click here for directions). You can do your entire week’s food shopping in their glorious food hall, grab some brunch or coffee, then head over to me for superfood […]

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 […]