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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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Naturopathic Nutrition

Naturopathic Nutrition

How to grow healthy, happy, smart kids From the very start of life, all the way up to late teens, the body is growing and developing at a phenomenal rate. This high speed growth and development needs to be supported […]

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The Culinary Corner – Picnic Loaf

The Culinary Corner - Picnic Loaf

This recipe is surprisingly easy for something that looks so impressive when you produce it at a party or picnic. It looks like a plain loaf of bread until you cut it open to reveal colourful layers of roast vegetables […]

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Culinary Corner – Big Dom’s Brown Bread

Culinary Corner - Big Dom’s Brown Bread

by Gemma Byrne This is one of those Chinese whispers recipes – I got it from my Dad, who got if from his good friend Dominic, who got it from his friend and so on. Just like Chinese whispers there […]

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Roast’s Culinary delights

Roast's Culinary delights

On the first floor above Crowe’s Pub on Pembroke Road in Ballsbridge, in an room that once acted as a stage for small musical acts, lies Roast Restaurant. Not everyone knows of it, but the staff at Roast are determined […]

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Culinary Corner by Gemma Byrne

Culinary Corner by Gemma Byrne

Heart Melting Brownies These brownies would make a delicious finish to a romantic Valentine’s meal for two; crunchy on the outside with a gooey chewy centre and a really strong chocolate hit. They can be made well in advance so […]

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Wine

In matching wines with sweet foods it is advisable to match sweet with sweet. There are so many sweet wines available on the market today, produced from different grape varieties from around the world, providing different levels of sweetness and […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s Talk Turkey

It’s Christmas, you’ve been running around like a nut job getting presents, decorations, crackers, socks, mistletoe and eggnog. Your Christmas is looking good, you’re looking forward to it already, but there’s still one thing you haven’t dealt with…….the turkey. “The […]

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