When I started college, yelling Gordon Ramsey insults was all the culinary experience I had. One piece of advice I can offer in these trying times is to cook for yourself — you’ll save an enormous amount of money. Asian-style … Continue reading Coconut Rice and KwaZulu-Natal Curry It’s more filling and creamy than any rice you’ve ever tasted, and delicious enough to be eaten by itself.
In an age where fat is no longer the enemy of our diets, a new nemesis to health has arrived in the form of sugar. More specifically, ‘processed’ sugars such as high-fructose corn syrup and cane sugar. As a result, … Continue reading Food Trends – Agave Syrup Is it really worth the hype?
Having lived abroad, where juicy, sun-ripened fruit falls off trees on every corner, for most my life, one thing I can concede is that nothing can match the strawberries here. They’re small, sweet and flavourful; and unlike most other fruit … Continue reading Summer Cooking: Cheesecake Strawberries
This recipe was given to me by a family friend from Switzerland, who lives in an adorable chalet in an Alpine meadow and spends her free time hiking, baking and generally being incredibly industrious. I can almost imagine myself accomplishing … Continue reading Summer Snacks: Cardamom Cashews
What really is a festival? A big party, a celebration of something? Music is usually the subject of adoration, but what good is a sweet guitar riff when you are sleeping in a muddy tent, surviving on grease-laden chips and … Continue reading Five Dublin food and drink festivals to look out for this summer