Archive for the Food & Wine Category

St Mary’s Annual BBQ

St Mary’s Annual BBQ

A rain-soaked night of almost biblical proportions could not dampen the spirits of revellers at St. Mary’s Church’s annual barbecue. The Haddington Road church’s BBQ took place on July 10th in the Lansdowne Hotel on Baggot Street. Local punters braved […]

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The Culinary Corner: Porridge Bread

The Culinary Corner: Porridge Bread

Having a bowl of porridge in the morning is a good way to start your day. Unlike other sugary cereals, porridge contains a wide range of vitamins and minerals; it is high in fibre, can help lower cholesterol, and is […]

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Naturopathic Nutrition: Coconut Oil – The True Superfood

Naturopathic Nutrition: Coconut Oil – The True Superfood

There has been a lot of press recently about oils and more particularly, coconut oil. Coconut oil always had a bad rap as a nasty saturated fat but actually, due to its unique molecular structure, it stands alone from other […]

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The Culinary Corner: Beef Chop Suey

The Culinary Corner: Beef Chop Suey

Beef chop suey is packed to the florets with foods to keep you healthy. Instead of the same old vegetables try bamboo shoots. They can improve cholesterol levels, they’re low in calories and their anti-inflammatory properties may reduce the risk […]

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The Culinary Corner

The Culinary Corner

Soups are quick and easy to make because basically everything goes into one pot. For those of you who don’t have time but understand the importance of nutritious foods, then soup is one of the cheapest ways to get good, […]

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The Christmas Culinary Corner

Christmas Baked Ham in Cola If you don’t have children to wake you up on Christmas day, then I hope your Christmas dinner will! Some of us must be up early to prepare for the family to arrive for the […]

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Return of the Milkman

Return of the Milkman

Father and son team Patrick and Paddy Kelly are milkmen who deliver to your home, so you can wake up to fresh milk on your doorstep. But there will be an extra reason to wake up early this week and […]

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Book Review: French Women Don’t Get Fat

Book Review: French Women Don’t Get Fat

by Mireille Guiliano There’s definitely a feel-good factor about this book. It’s full of recipes for dishes typically enjoyed by the author from the Alsace Region of France, with no nutrient breakdown or calorie counting. Preparation instructions – complicated enough, […]

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Students’ Cheap Eats

Students’ Cheap Eats

With college grants being cut in this year’s budget, college registration fees rising and average rents increasing in Dublin, students either have to budget or go hungry. While cheap instant noodles, sliced pans, ketchup pasta and frozen pizza will do […]

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The Culinary Corner – Quick Sticky Chicken

The Culinary Corner - Quick Sticky Chicken

For a number of years now I have been advocating the huge variety of herbs, spices and foreign grocery available at many of the Asian markets so popular of late. It took a bit of time for Dubliners to shop […]

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