So good (mostly) Catholics of Ireland, I’m intrigued – how will you be spending Good Friday? It’s an argument that will be thrashed out all across the airwaves this week and leads me to wonder is the idea of being locked out of the pubs for a...Read More
There's something a little alliterative about that sentence, but yes, you really can have a luxury lemon cake at Lidl, for *free*
In celebration of reaching a fairly whopping 250,000 fans on Facebook, Lidl are giving away what is probably going to be lorryloads
of cake next weekend.
All you...Read More
This year's three-day Food and Wine
extravaganza kicks off at 4pm tomorrow, Friday 30th
November and rolls right through until 7pm Sunday 2nd
It promises to be a heck of a way to start the merry season of eating and drinking (my favourite pastimes!), with everything...Read More
As a self-confessed cookbook addict, I love the freebie 'tasters' that do the rounds when there’s a new one on the publisher’s list. Sometimes they take the form of little booklets slipped into newspapers, sometimes there's a free app, and in this case, it's a free downloadable 'Recip-E-book', or...Read More
If food is the new rock and roll, cakes are the new Elvis. Since the roaring success of the Great British Bake Off
(now on Season Three and over 4.5m viewers)
, the baking star is on the rise, evident by the much-loved book...
It’s back!!! And I’m onl
I don’t often enjoy these types of shows, taking the view that watching other people up to their eyeballs in stress isn’t the best way to unwind after a day up to my eyeballs in stress. But this show was a big...Read More
This week, the Johnny-come-lately that is me FINALLY heard about the ‘You’re So Yummy’ Awards
Sisters Kirsty and Aisling McDermott - veritable doyennes of the Irish beauty industry - are hosting Food Bloggers Awards on their hugely popular blog, 'Beaut.ie
'. There’s no complicated Facebook voting system...Read More
Now that summer’s here officially (if not in the wardrobe-ometer, cardigans and tights are a must for a bit longer), the foodie / lifestyle entertainment circuit is really kicking up a gear.
With staycations making up the majority of our holiday breaks again this year, it’s time...Read More
***Update: Deadline Extended to July 13th 2012!***
One of the few benefits of this interminable recession we find ourselves in is a return to simple pleasures. Gone is the conveyor belt of champagne at Ron Black’s, partying like rock stars in Lillies until 5am, and even weekend...Read More
Wearing the many different hats that I do, I often come across pretty cool online stuff that makes work and hobbies a little easier, a little more fun, and quite often both. I’m constantly in awe at the amazing work web / app developers do to fill the little...Read More