Gheelicious Stuff

Gheelicious Stuff

Seriously. I want to smell like hot ghee for the rest of my life. It’s a marriage of straight-out-of-the-oven shortbread and Parmesan.   So anyway, what’s this gheelicious stuff? The Ancients in Ayurvedic teachings (them ones with sagacity and sexperience) considered ghee to be the most sacred of foods as it enabled the “goodness” from […]

Dublin, Nov 13 & 19 (SOLD OUT)

Dublin, Nov 13 & 19 (SOLD OUT)

  Where? Alchemy Juice Co, BT2 Grafton Street, Dublin 2   When? Thursday 13th November 7.30pm-9pm Wednesday 19th November 7.30pm-9pm   Why? To feel more virtuous than a canonised nun   I will be joined by Alchemy founder and Irish Times food writer Domini Kemp, to showcase some seriously healthy dishes, and help you make […]

Buckwheat Noodles Wrapped in ‘shrooms & Badass Ginger

Buckwheat Noodles Wrapped in ‘shrooms & Badass Ginger

‘Shrooms Mushrooms have been revered throughout many cultures as far back as Ancient Egypt. These furred-up fungi were believed to bring immortality and bottomless libidos. That must have been before the empire disappeared. In Chinese medicine, mushrooms were celebrated for giving super-human strength. Take that, Popeye!  Today, mushrooms don’t enjoy nearly the same level of […]

Eating out in Dublin: Alchemy

Eating out in Dublin: Alchemy

The food and drink at Alchemy Juice Co. on Grafton Street, Dublin 2, is beyond good. It’s extraordinary. I am somewhat spectacularly biased having worked with Domini and Peaches Kemp on the menu. But their cabbage leaf rolls! Jayney Marys. Who could have thought a brassica could ever be that exciting?  Or their cold-pressed carrot […]

Cacao Nib & Birch Sugar Granola

Cacao Nib & Birch Sugar Granola

Xylitol sounds like a nuclear bunion buster. It is, in fact, a sweetener derived from the birch tree and often referred to as birch sugar. The world’s best restaurant, Noma, serves fresh birch sap every spring in place of table water. Yep. It’s quite trippy – cold, honeyed and unfamiliar. Noma has managed to make […]