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Book tip March 2019: Mastering the art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Simone Beck & Louisette Bertholle

Mastering the art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Simone Beck & Louisette Bertholle

I cannot believe that I haven't featured this book yet as my book tip of the month, but better late than never I suppose! 'Mastering the art of French cooking' is actually one of the reasons I started my blog years ago, as it was the grounds for the movie 'Julie & Julia', in which Julie Powell vows to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs' landmark cookbook, "Mastering the…

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Book tip February 2019: Crumb by Richard Bertinet

Book tip February 2019: Crumb by Richard Bertinet

One of the hardest things to make yourself, I believe, is bread. Whether it's the technique or the flavour, there are just so many pitfalls. Richard Bertinet's new book 'Crumb' is here to help us all, with step by step guides (including photos), great advice, stunning recipes and flavourful results. I remember last year when we had this huge snowstorm in Ireland, we were shut off from the world for…

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Book tip December 2018: The Flavor Bible

Book tip December 2018: The Flavor Bible

A couple of weeks ago someone asked me about my favourite cookbook, and I straight away said: oh that's easy, my flavor bible! It truly is the one book that has thought me the most about cooking, and it's the one book I use all the time when creating new recipes. It's allowed me to try out flavour combinations I wouldn't have come up with otherwise So how does the book…

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Book tip November 2018: Souped up

Souped up

During the warmer months I'll always make sure to have salads for my lunch as much as possible, but when those colder months hit I find myself craving warmer lunches as well so I make myself a nice homemade soup every Sunday evening, so I can enjoy some nice soup at work at the start of the week. So far I've made butternut squash & carrot soup, roasted tomato soup, white…

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Book tip October 2018: Chrissy Teigen & Adeena Sussman’s Cravings: Hungry for more

Chrissy Teigen Cravings Hungry for more

Chrissy Teigen is a goddess! This woman is nothing short of hilarious, gorgeous and seems genuinely down to earth for such a big celebrity - well I mean, if her Instagram stories are anything to go by. So when her first cookbook got released I got really excited as it sounded like it would be filled with loads of creative and new recipes. And this is coming from someone who…

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