Coffee & Almond Milkshake

Coffee & Almond Milkshake

This chilled bevy owns the summer of 2014, like Miley Cyrus owns twerking (but more tasteful I promise). It’s not necessary of course, but you can elease your inner Gwynie by making your own almond milk from raw nuts like the shots below. Takes 90 seconds. Otherwise, look out for the award-winning range of Rude […]

Acai-Laced Truffles

Acai-Laced Truffles

Deep purple in colour, they may appear like a swollen egotistical blueberry at first glance, but in fairness acai berries weigh in twice as potent and five times as expensive. Ass-sigh-eee, dahlings, is the latest Brazilian bomb. This small Amazonian berry is so nutrient-dense that even Coca-Cola has started sniffing for its scent. Acai berries […]

how to cook polenta

how to cook polenta

Once in a while we flirt with polenta, like Colin Farrell with Elizabeth Taylor. It’s not serious, but it loiters on our hit list.     Polenta has the creaminess of mashed potato, with a pinch of unfamiliar excitement. That might be the yeast flakes talking, giving flavour-bombs to everything it touches. Potatoes will still […]

The Secret to Seriously Smooth Hummus

The Secret to Seriously Smooth Hummus

They’re not called Bloke Peas for a good reason. Chickpeas are puffed with feline-friendly compounds. There’s magnesium, a mineral many of us crave once a month when we become a crazed version of a slightly-less-bonkers self. Magnesium has the magnificent ability to relieve cramps by helping our blood vessels relax. Good news for headaches and […]

Saturday July 5th, The Hay Festival (sold out)

Saturday July 5th, The Hay Festival (sold out)

Can I share some of my recipes from The Extra Virgin Kitchen with you in Kells? I’m plotting to seduce Jeremy Paxman, so will probably opt for something seriously chocolatey. And spicy.   SOLD OUT SORRY! 12:30 The Hay Festival Kells, Co.Meath, Ireland  €6 You can purchase tickets online here, and check out who else […]