Zero Food Waste – Sustainable Ethical Groceries 2021

This blog post is coming with a health warning. It’s heavier than my typical blog post. I didn’t intend for it to be that way but the facts don’t lie. How on earth did our food production processes get so off kilter! I’ve structured the post to lay out the stark reality and then finishContinue reading “Zero Food Waste – Sustainable Ethical Groceries 2021”

Zero Food Waste – Shopping, Preparing and Eating

I wrote the content for a talk I was due to give at Airfield Festival of Food in Dundrum, Dublin 14 but the venue for my talk didn’t lend itself to listing off a string practical tips so I changed the topic to a more general look at the benefits of sustainable living. Not beingContinue reading “Zero Food Waste – Shopping, Preparing and Eating”

Zero Food Waste – Menu Planning

When I was preparing a talk on sustainable ethical eating I asked in the Zero Waste Ireland Facebook group if anyone had any particular issues they’d like to hear about.  I really surprised that menu planning was number 3 on the list. I didn’t think that menu planning was a thing in Ireland. I onlyContinue reading “Zero Food Waste – Menu Planning”

My Favourite Cookies to Gift

I used to gift cookies to my kids teachers as gifts. They’re a lot simpler to make and transport than cup cakes so I’m always on the hunt for eye-catching cookies that are easy to make, which rules out iced cookies. Life’s too short to wait for icing to dry! This post features my favouriteContinue reading “My Favourite Cookies to Gift”