Health

The facts of food

Alternative facts have long existed in the world of food. When you create a powerful enough fiction, you are no longer bound by the need for evidence, for fact checking, for responsibility and a concern for the safety of the vulnerable. The people peddling the candida myth have discovered that […]

Food

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

They don’t look quite as good as they did on the salt and vinegar potatoes recipe page but they were easy to make. Unfortunately the potatoes were a taste explosion that my taste buds weren’t ready for. The combination of vinegar, salt and a dash of pepper was too much. […]

Movies , Youtube

Steak, cream and fat are healthy for you!

Years ago I remembered watching a Woody Allen movie where scientists in the future laughed at our views on eating a diet rich in fat and greasy food. Apparently that movie is “Sleeper” but I don’t remember the rest of it! ‘Course since then the advice about fat has changed […]

Food

Sultan Delight on McCurtain Street

Sultan Delight is a new shop opened on McCurtain Street, Cork, near the Everyman and if this post by Billy Lyons is right, near where the famous Hadji Bey had his shop until the 1970s. The shop sells chocolate, Turkish Delight, teas and coffees, spices, cakes, biscuits and more. The […]

Food

Food fit for a Sultan in Blackrock

There’s a market every Sunday morning/afternoon in Blackrock village, Cork and one of the highlights is the stall run by Taoufik Hamammi, owner of the Sultan restaurant in the city. They specialise in Lebanese and Moroccan food and it is delicious. I’m making myself hungry looking at these photos, brb. […]

Photography

Food for eating

Polldaddy is in Marrakesh for a week, staying in a riad in the medina. We had a delicious lunch today, probably the nicest we’ve had here in the riad and that’s saying something as they’ve all been exceptional.

Food

Delicious GrillmarkaĂ°inn

If you ever find yourself in Reykjavik make sure you book a table in GrillmarkaĂ°inn. Every single bite was a taste explosion. So delicious! Monk Fish Beef Sirloin The ice cream dessert was actually a disappointment after the previous tasty dishes. As Lenny says, food in Iceland is damn good.

Food

Ketchup

There’s a new restaurant in the location Bullys used to be on Paul Street. It’s Ketchup and we’ve just had delicious burgers there. Yum!

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