I love coffee. Nothing new there. Last week I was in Brussels for a meeting, so I stopped off in the duty free shops on my way home to get a few bits and pieces. Of course “duty free” isn’t true these days, as you only really get those kind of prices when you’re flying […]
The freezer compartment of my fridge freezer isn’t exactly “big”. Once you put a few frozen vegetables and leftover mince etc., in it you run out of space. This has been annoying me for months, as I end up not being able to freeze items that would be suitable to freeze. I don’t like going […]
I took delivery of the Hurom juicer yesterday. I wasn’t sure what to expect and I still haven’t explored all the device’s options yet, but I will over time. To start with the box itself was heavier than I was expecting. In some ways this is a good thing. If it’s heavy then it’s probably […]
I’ve been using a centrifugal juicer on and off for the last 18 months. It’s a Philips HR1861 and cost around €100 when I got it. I’m now upgrading to a cold press juicer, even though they’re considerably more expensive. For someone who was new to the entire concept of “juicing” that kind of investment […]
If you’re going to misbehave, you might as well misbehave properly! While I might avoid certain types of food and try cooking (and eating) more fruit, vegetables and generally healthier food, I do like relish and chutney. Chutney and relish makes cheese so much better The Ballymaloe range of relishes are fantastic and, since I […]
This brought a smile to my face: You can get the tea towel here.
I’ve been back in Ireland for a couple of days and I’m trying my best to “behave”. That means eating a relatively healthy breakfast (Alpen muesli without added sugar washed down with coffee) and having lunch in the canteen at work. In the evening I’m back to cooking, so I’ve been eating plenty of fresh […]