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Saving Space In The Freezer

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 […]

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Ballymaloe country relish

Ballymaloe Country Relish Taster Pack

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 […]

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Tasty Probiotic Yoghurts From Killowen Farm

I like yoghurt and I like trying out small Irish producers’ products. Killowen Farms’ yoghurts, therefore, fit the bill perfectly. They’re made in Wexford, which is quite close to where I live in Carlow. This morning I picked up two pots of yoghurt for breakfast, as I didn’t have enough fresh fruit and vegetables to […]

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Herbs and Spices With Healing Properties?

I came across this image on Facebook It shows a number of different herbs and spices with their supposed healing properties. I’m not sure how helpful they are, but I do believe that eating more natural foods and using more natural herbs and spices is probably good for you.. Cloves, for example, are a natural […]

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Choosing A Yoghurt Maker

When I was growing up in West Clare my grandmother used to make yoghurt. She didn’t make it all the time, but I have fond recollections of plain natural yoghurt with jam. My grandfather had a farm and even after he sold it we used to get fresh unpasteurised milk from a local farmer, so […]

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very lazy garlic - chopped garlic in a jar

Checking How Bad Food Is

There’s a lot of pretty good guides available online to help you check how good (or bad) various types of food are. Unfortunately a lot of them are quite boringly presented ie. lots of tables of data and not much in the way of visuals. This site, however, is pretty simple to use and incredibly […]

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