Sweet Potato Falafel

Sweet Potato Falafel

This falafel recipe is based on Leon’s and the pumpkin falafel recipe in The Extra Virgin Kitchen. Deep-frying falafel may taste good, but isn’t recommended for our waistlines and arteries. Shame. More alarmingly, deep-frying food can make our mouth feel like a camel’s armpit. Luckily Leon designed theirs to be baked. Here’s a quick video […]

Cooking Supergrains – Quinoa

Cooking Supergrains – Quinoa

It’s much easier to cook quinoa than pronounce it. Once you give this super-grain a shot, you’ll be outraged couscous ever seduced you.   Cooking Quinoa – a 60 second demo from Susan Jane White on Vimeo.   What’s so snazzy about quinoa? Here’s the jazz from a post last January with a recipe for […]

Artichokes – can we eat to starve cancer?

Artichokes – can we eat to starve cancer?

Can we eat to starve cancer? Dr William Li thinks we can. His research team has discovered a range of foods that inhibit the blood supply to cancer, effectively slowing or stopping the cancer’s growth. Li’s work demonstrates that the bigger the supply of blood vessels to the tumour, the quicker the cancer will grow. […]

Dungarvan, Waterford: Saturday April 12

Dungarvan, Waterford: Saturday April 12

Heading down to Waterford’s Festival of Food soon. See you there?   Cookery demo and treats Dungarvan Town Hall, Waterford Saturday 12th April @2pm Tickets €10   To book online, follow the link here . I’ll show you how to turn your sugar cravings into a nutritional hit. And share my top tips on being […]

Spiced Chocolate Mousse

Spiced Chocolate Mousse

  Bashing the seeds from a juicy pomegranate can be messy. Half the craic is redecorating your kitchen walls. You could always slice the pomegranate into quarters like the sensible Yotam Ottolenghi, and peel the rind under water in your kitchen sink. The undesirable white pith floats to the top and the ruby red seeds […]