Category Archives: Nutritious food

Granola

“Kindness is my religion” says the Dalai Lama.  Kindness extends not only to the whole person, but also to parts of the body.  A hot mug of tea on a cold stormy day like today, for example, warms not only … Continue reading

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Cheese on Toast…with Attitude

Rainbow Chard…don’t you just love the name…? I love its colour, its ruby and yellow stalks, its gleaming leaves. The way it squeaks and crunches when I pick it, bunch it, wash it and remove the stems. There’s a music in … Continue reading

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Vlad Rainis @ Arún Bakery

Time travel. A master baker stands in his bakery  in Stonybatter, Dublin 7  plying his trade/ craft/ art/ profession/ calling/ passion. He tells how the first sourdough is thought to have been made on the banks of the river Nile … Continue reading

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The Irish Potato

Solanum tuberosum A few thoughts on the noble potato and its future in our diet. Potatoes were always an ideal food for children, depending on the time of year. One of the reasons that Ireland had such a high population … Continue reading

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An Bradán Feasa- food of destiny for an Irish President

An Bradán Feasa Ómós do Michael D. Higgins Úachtarán na hÉireann Tá áthas an domhain orm go bhfuil Michael D. Higgins toghtha in a Úachtaráin ag Muintir na hÉireann. Insealbheadh é inniu agus guím gach beannacht air agus ar a … Continue reading

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