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As it nears closer to the weekend our healthy eating standards can start to go out the window, especially when co-workers tempt your will power with tasty home baked goods, office birthdays (resulting in cakes) or a communal snack drawer/press/cabinet. Whatever your poison we’ve come up with a few tips to help you get...

As my mum always says it’s never too early to learn how to cook! Cooking with kids can be used as a great bonding experience, a fun hobby/project or just something to keep them entertained and quiet for an hour or two! The tricky part can be finding recipes suitable for different ages and skill levels not to mention...

A wild, cyclone-resistant bean on the edge of extinction has been preserved by scientists on a mission to conserve the diversity of the world’s crops and nourish weather-battered communities. The Crop Trust, which has supported a major deposit 4,335 samples of seeds into the world’s largest seed bank: the Svalbard...

Following the delectable tasting & einformative workshop ‘Spanish food in the 21st Century‘ hosted by the lovely Blanca Valencia last night, we wanted to share with you some of the produce used and where you can purchase them to achieve an authentic Spanish charcuterie of your very own.   Morcilla – ‘Black...

Earlier this evening 15 Irish restaurants were awarded Gongs at the Just Eat National Takeaway Awards. Just Eat, Ireland’s leading online food delivery service held the annual awards for the fourth consecutive year. The awards are unique in the sense that they’re currently the only awards in Ireland which celebrate not...

Need something to take your mind of the blustery gales from #Ophelia? The Instituto Cervantes premieres their first of Spanish Food in the 21st Century workshops on Charcuterie.   The workshop will be championing the hero known as Ibérico ham, Spanish charcuterie expert, Blanca Valencia will introduce attendees of the...

The humble Avocado, Instagram’s most photogenic fruit and a known healthy food ambassador as being ‘the good fat’ An average fruit can contain between 20-30g of fat and about 330 calories, just under one fifth of the daily recommended intake for an average woman. But the fruit could soon become even more popular after a...

8 small apples (red apples for sweeter result, granny smiths work for a more bitter taste) 400g caster sugar 150ml apple juice 100ml maple syrup 1 tsp cider vinegar 150g Walnuts (or pecans work well too) roughly chopped   You will also need 8 cake pop sticks , wooden skewers (like the ones used for kebabs) or thick...

Are you planning a Halloween party this year? Maybe you have a few scary movies lined up? Or you might be looking for some fun Halloween themed activities to keep your kids entertained during the mid-term break. Whatever you’re planning we have some imaginative but simple recipes for you to try. Not only are these...

One thing that’s great about Autumn is the abundance of delicious seasonal fruits and veg. It’s best to use seasonal produce while it’s plentiful and fresh and one Autumn ingredient that I love to make use of when it’s in stock is pumpkin! Pumpkin is extremely versatile, it can be used to make savoury dishes like curries...