Eggs are eggcellent πŸ³πŸ“

I guess we think of breakfast when we talk about eggs as a meal, or the O’Donovan brothers (Irish Olympic rowers) radio ad for Bord Bia promoting the versatility of eggs and their many culinary uses! Eggs are an excellent… Continue Reading →

Probiotics – why and how πŸ’Š

We are full of bacteria, our bodies depend on them for survival and to thrive. Our gut health is dependant on the quality and diversity of our food choices. Β After all it is estimated that 70% of the immune system… Continue Reading →

Pesto power πŸ‹πŸŒΏ

I love a good pesto. A red tomato or a green basil flavoured pesto. Β It can be based on a traditional recipe of olive oil, tomatoes (sun-dried/sun blushed tomatoes usually), lemon juice, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan cheese or substitute basil/other… Continue Reading →

Seasonal eating πŸ“…πŸ’

  This time of the year we are transitioning from winter eating to spring (and dare I say it a recent hint of summer) eating and seasonal produce. Β  The warming comfort foods of soups, stews and curries may be… Continue Reading →

Thought for the day… πŸŒ„

Tapas in Madrid 🍑🍒

On a recent winter short break to the wonderful Spanish city of Madrid I may have narrowly missed out on going to a Real Madrid football match but instead got to immerse myself in the seasonal festivities and culinary treatsΒ on… Continue Reading →

What are your foodie goals for 2017? πŸŽ†

Happy and healthy new year everyone!

Happy Christmas and New Year

Porridge time ⏰

Oh porridge, let me count theΒ ways I love thee… sorry I ‘borrowed’ that quote from some Victorian poet and believe me, when I was little and had to eat porridge every morning I never thought I would say that fast… Continue Reading →

Highlights of a Sicilian food odyssey πŸŒ‹

When you think of Italian food what springs to mind? Pasta, pizza and parmesan cheese possibly? What about tomatoes, aubergines, capers, onions, olives, extra virgin olive oil,Β pistachios, almonds, fresh fresh fish (and especially sardines), and em… red wine (small doses… Continue Reading →

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