A Year of Reading – 2020

In 2019, I started the year with a new year’s resolution to read 25 books. That was just over two books per month. I achieved this goal and was inspired for 2020 when I decided to read 30 books in the year. Today’s date is December 26th 2020 and I am delighted to say that, with less than a week to spare, I have completed … Continue reading A Year of Reading – 2020

Five Recipes for the Sweetest Christmas Ever

There are some recipes that we turn to again and again in the run up to Christmas. Some of those in my house are Christmas Cake, Christmas Pudding and Mince Pies. Very traditional. We are now 12 days out from the big day and I am happy to present to you five recipes that I believe are must-haves this festive season. Hope you enjoy! Amy … Continue reading Five Recipes for the Sweetest Christmas Ever

Food for Thought: Vitamin D

Whilst the media may suggest otherwise, in general, there is a clinical need for only a few supplements. These include vitamin D, calcium, iron and vitamin B12. Vitamin D, sometimes referred to as the sunshine vitamin, in particular is a cause for concern among the Irish population. This is because vitamin is mainly synthesised by the action of sunlight on the skin. However, this action … Continue reading Food for Thought: Vitamin D

Edible Gifts: Four Cookie Recipes You Need to Master for Christmas 2020

There’s nothing quite as delicious as the smell of cookies baking in the oven. Personally, I love oat cookies, preferably with a few chocolate chips thrown in. Other people love shortbread cookies. And other people just love cake. That’s okay too! For Christmas, I love giving edible gifts to my friends and family. This year especially, we’ve all become a little more familiar with our … Continue reading Edible Gifts: Four Cookie Recipes You Need to Master for Christmas 2020

My Cookbook Collection

If you find yourself reading this blog and scrolling through my recipes, you will be aware that I am a big fan of cooking and baking. Many of the recipes I bake and cook regularly are available on this website, including my lemon drizzle cake, my tea brack and my chicken noodle stir-fry. I would be a fraud to say that I’ve made up all … Continue reading My Cookbook Collection