The light refers to the colour, not the calories. I just want to get that out there straight away. If you’re on a diet, look away. In fact, you might want to just close the laptop and go for a walk. Because these calorific cute hoors might sound healthy,...Read More
This week I was given the enormous honour of guest blogging on From China Village
. And I do mean honour, because anybody who has ever dropped in on Emily's blog will know it as a beautifully relaxed and stunningly gorgeous blog where she posts written pieces and photographs...Read More
If you want a winter warmer like stew, but with a hint of a kick, this dish is your new Hungarian best friend. It’s officially served with pasta or dumplings, but the first time I was in Budapest I was poor, hungry and cold and the potato-laden rustic version...Read More
Small confession to make. Just a teensy one mind. I’m a bit of a TK Maxx sucker. I love nothing more than taking an hour or so during a day off to browse the aisles, brooding over the would-look-amazing-on-Carrie-but-whoreish-on-me designer slip of a dress or deciding if I really...Read More
My Mum is a total dieting hero and I’m a hopeless dieting loser. She once managed to lose a total of nine stone in a year through learning the basic Weight Watchers
principles and sheer sweat-dripping brutal daily exercise. She now resembles one of those ridiculously...Read More
Right so, from today until Wednesday, top Lidl offerings include 16 Denny Saussies for €2, 4 Lamb Loin Chops for €4, and yummy Smoked Black Forest Black Ham for €1.89 (this stuff is amazing in dishes involving chipotle chillies
, the smokiness of the chilli and ham go...Read More
You know those days when you want something really hearty and filling and that bowl of healthy but utterly boring soup in the fridge isn’t going to do it? This is the antidote. It’s fast, easy and relatively cheap, but will make you feel like you just had a...Read More
Ok so Bloom’s over, Taste is nearly over, but if you live in Limerick you have a couple of days left to enjoy Love Gourmet Week, a great initiative dreamt up by Limerick restaurateurs to allow diners to taste the best their establishments have to offer, at a fraction...Read More
I have been through three Leaving Certs and am entering the arena of my fourth. I am knackered. If the below is of any help to other mothers out there, then the pain will not have been in vain.
The youngest and last has today begun his Leaving Cert. He...Read More
Oh, it was marvellous viewing. There were tales of sausage-sneaking, check shirts and dog dinners. Yep, you guessed it, it was Come Dine With Me Ireland.
The introduction of the enormously popular Channel 4 TV show to Ireland has been long heralded and eagerly awaited by everybody who has ever...Read More