Archive for October, 2010

Spud Sunday: Healthier Than Thou

Scientists these days are keen on both adding extra protein to potatoes and electro-shocking them into producing more antioxidants – but aren’t potatoes healthy enough as they are?


The Ghost Of Apples Past

Right now, I can think of no better (or easier) dessert than whole baked apples – made even better with apples from my mother’s tree


Spud Sunday: Foodcamp For Thought

The first Irish Foodcamp, held at the Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, proves to be a day full of positivity and inspiration for the Irish food industry


Oats, Glorious Oats

A hamper of oats from Flahavan’s means that I’ll have this coconut soup with oatmeal high on my winter menu, alongside an awful lot of porridge


Spud Sunday: Michelin Spice

A day learning the ways of Indian cooking from Atul Kochhar is a day well spent. The result on the potatoes front was this recipe for Bombay Aloo.


A Note From Home

Presenting “Canada’s Cake”, a type of boiled fruit cake, made using a recipe handed down through several Irish generations


Spud Sunday: The Ugly Dumpling

In which, for Project Food Blog, I demonstrate the making of boiled boxty with rather a lot of pictures.


One Potato, Two Potatoes, …

The Daily Spud turns two. All together now, awww… I’ve even made the tabloids in the shape of the Sunday World, so go me!