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 […]

Super-healthy Ice Pops

Super-healthy Ice Pops

    My little buddies love The Octonauts. These cartoon sea creatures eat lots of green sea-kelp. One day, Benjamin asked me for kelp ice cream, just like Captain Barnacles. I couldn’t resist. So here it is (minus the seaweed, but just as luminous). Get yourself some fetching ice pop moulds on Amazon, or your […]

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. […]