Skin Food

Skin Food

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 […]

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 […]