Rainbow Risotto

One quick fact about me is that I like cheese. A lot. From swiss to edam, mature cheddar to edamski, cheese has always been the icing on the cake for me in terms of my savory dishes. And so, when I made the decision to introduce more plant-based meals into my diet recently, this became…

Feel Good Week: Day Five – Chocolate Chickpea Balls

The longer you spend each day scrolling through social media, the more you should focus on what accounts you follow. Positivity, which influencers like Dr. Ciara Kelly exude, is what we need during our chill out time. When we are scrolling, we so nonchalantly take on advice, sometimes not even realizing it has an effect…

Feel Good Week: Day Two – Chickpea Curry

There’s a reason why Steve and Dave called themselves The Happy Pear; the recipes I’ve tried from their website or social media channels have always left me fulfilled with a touch of a smile. A recipe like this one proves that the best, freshest dinners can also be the cheapest. Stocking up on your spices…

Food Review: Oat Loaf

Nobody can doubt the amazing, healthy and positive impact Roz Purcell has had over all of us since she began her food blog a few years ago. Her inspiring journey with food and her lovable personality have no doubt motivated many of us to become the healthiest versions of ourselves, to get into the kitchen…

Food Review: Fava Bean Dip (Foul Medames)

After I gained the courage to break away from the safety of the familiar, the first Arabic style dish I went for was this one – foul medames or fava bean dip. This dip is a staple food in Egypt and very popular in other Arab, Middle Eastern and African countries. The style of cooking…

Food Review: Instant Pot Chicken Curry

Hey all and welcome to my first food review – one of hopefully many celebrating the best creations by chefs and cooks from Ireland and beyond! The first recipe I choose to make is Irish man Stuart O’Keeffe’s Instant Pot Chicken Curry from Tasty Bites – a website that’s very easy to navigate through. Stuart…