Growing up Pancake Tuesday was a pretty significant day on the calendar, despite the fact that it marked the beginning of lent and that meant giving up sweets and putting any money you had in the Trócaire box. It also signalled that winter might be coming to an end (well it wasn’t as dark when you left school) … Continue reading The flip side – Chinese Courgette Pancakes
I'm more than half way through Veganuary now and so far so good. Here some of my surprising observations, other than it being an easy way to wean yourself off cake and beer after Christmas.. It’s not the meat that’s the hard bit - it’s the dairy. Meat and fish are surprisingly easy to cut … Continue reading Veganuary. What I’ve learned so far…
One of the most hotly anticipated restaurants in Dublin (by me anyway) finally opens it's doors today.
When these green, creamy fruits first appeared in supermarkets in the UK in 1960s legend goes that one woman stewed them and served them with custard. Fast forward forty years later and avocados are an everyday staple for lots of us - crammed onto our lunch boxes, on our instagram feeds and ubiquitous on every … Continue reading What’s next for the avocado?
Apparently there's ALOT of rain in Dublin right now. The rain is something I don't miss, but here are some things I do miss (as well as the family, friends and Guinness of course!) Juniors – my favourite neighbourhood joint Juniors Deli & Café, 2 Bath Avenue, Dublin 4 http://www.juniors.ie/deli-and-cafe.php OK so it was only my … Continue reading Dublin’s Fair City