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Book tip October 2019: Veg by Jamie Oliver

I've gone through an unbelievably unhealthy few weeks lately - as I was moving house (more on that later!) and moved on from working full time to freelancing only and it was just completely hectic times. That shouldn't be an excuse though, especially as I've got my fair share of health issues as it is. But now that everything has settled a bit more I'm more than ever dedicated to…

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Book tip August 2019: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat

I've always loved drawing and art in general, which is why the logo for my blog is made from watercolour drawings. Now that may sound like a very random way to start a book tip, but my August book tip is all about the basics of cooking, combined with gorgeous drawings: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat (illustrations by Wendy MacNaughton). It's a book I really could have used when…

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Book tip July 2019: Provence by Caroline Craig

Ah la douce douce France! Before I ever wanted to move to Ireland (before I ever came here basically), I always thought I’d one day end up living in France. As a kid we used to go on holidays in France quite often, from Normandy to the Loire, the island of Corsica, Paris and of course: The Provence. Lavender fields as far as the eye can see, stunning village and…

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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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