cooking supergrains – amaranth

cooking supergrains – amaranth

Amaranth is another one of those supergrains that have Hollywood glitterati genuflecting. It has serious nutritional gravitas, rivaling quinoa as the number one seed. Think of a white poppy seed. Small, but mighty. Amaranth has more muscle than wheat, clocking in four times the amount of calcium and twice as much iron. And with generous […]

Harvey Nichols, May 1st

Teaming up with Harvey Nichols for another Superfood Soiree. The evening will feature gluten, dairy and sugar free dishes from my cookbook The Extra Virgin Kitchen, all prepped by the seriously fabulous Domini Kemp (Irish Times food writer and queen of ITSA empire). And more importantly, you’ll get to meet style moguls Sonya Lennon and […]

Workshop in Paris

Workshop in Paris

  After very little deliberation, I flew to Paris this week for a food photography workshop. I’m like a child throwing jelly beans into the air, pelting through the avenues. Even the pigeons look like they’re flirting with me. I am in extraordinary company. Food bloggers from Denmark, Sweden and Turkey have joined La Tartine […]

The Holy Kale

The Holy Kale

(First published April 20, The Sunday Independent)   Kale is unforgivably trendy. During London Fashion Week, kale ice-pops were on the menu. I imagine one levitates with virtuousness after horsing into such a lolly. Every glossy magazine on the circuit seems to have a kale smoothie recipe by an equally glossy celebrity. I fear what’s […]

Rathmines, Dublin: Wednesday April 16 (sold out)

Rathmines, Dublin: Wednesday April 16 (sold out)

I’ll be sharing my tips on how to become a virtuous tart at The Hopsack in Rathmines, Dublin 6. That’s tonight!   Wednesday April 16 8pm 20 places, €20 per ticket  SOLD OUT SORRY  The theme is chocolate, given the majesty of Easter week. Goodies I’ll be making include raw chocolate & raspberry leaf torte […]