Gluten-free focaccia with rosemary and lemon

Gluten-free focaccia with rosemary and lemon

Rosemary ain’t just a pretty fragrance. Its medicinal properties – appreciated by herbalists and Granny Joan for hundreds of years – are now being confirmed by modern science. Yes, a daily round of Sudoku (or brushing your teeth with your left hand) helps to keep brain rust at bay. But so too might rosemary. This […]

New Video #WTF Kale

New Video #WTF Kale

Kale is a member of the cruciferous clan, which always scared me as a child given this was how Jesus died.  So why the excitement? Kale is an excellent source of folate (folic acid), often associated with great quality nookie. Looks like folate can regulate the production of histamine – a very important chemical released […]

New Video – aging, and how to put the breaks on

This is the start of a fun #WTF series on healthy foods. Cleaning up your diet doesn’t need to assault your taste buds or involve thigh-licking lycra. No one should be threatened with that. Tell me what you think, and which foods you’d like me to cover next!  Leave your comments below and don’t forget […]

Big Bowl of Mexico

Big Bowl of Mexico

This is the only vegetable that sounds like an exciting substance. Maybe that’s why everyone loves a pepper.  Most other veggies are used in a pejorative sense. Turnip reminds us of our Taoiseach. Pumpkin is one of the clumsy twits from a children’s novel. Aubergine belongs to a thousand bridesmaid dresses. And tomato is the […]

The Ultimate Chocolate Vegan Cupcakes

The Ultimate Chocolate Vegan Cupcakes

These are the greatest plant-based cupcakes to have ever seduced my nostrils and my tastebuds. I beg you to try them.  Brown rice flour is the easiest gluten-free flour to bake with, and the most obedient to use. Its practically inflammable with B vitamins, acting like spark plugs in the body (most important for new […]