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

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

Minimal & Functional: The Kitchen Utensils You Need

A bad workman blames his tools. It is very easy, when something goes wrong, to blame a person, the conditions, your equipment. That just isn’t good enough. In the kitchen, you need a few basic tools to prepare tasty and delicious meals. After these, you can add more elaborate equipment. However, if you’re working in a capsule kitchen or don’t have the finances to buy … Continue reading Minimal & Functional: The Kitchen Utensils You Need

Listen to these Podcasts: The 2020 Edition

Today, September 30th, is International Podcast Day. My love for podcasts is strong and, inspired by this international day of recognition, I decided to update my 2019 podcast list and create this 2020 version. A lot can change in a year *cough* COVID *cough*. Equally a lot can stay the same – you’ll notice some of my recommendations have carried through from 2019 to 2020. … Continue reading Listen to these Podcasts: The 2020 Edition