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 officially the measurements for British / NZ / Ozzie cups. American cup size […]

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 […]