ONE of the Americans at the big table in La Taqueria on the Ormeau Road in Belfast has a theory. It’s one that proves controversial to at least one of her compatriots. Maybe the rest agree, maybe they’re too busy tucking into their lunches. Maybe they’re much better than I am at tuning out conversations that have nothing to do with them, no matter what level the audio creeps up to.
THE term ‘superfood’ is often used to describe exotic foods that are relatively new to our diet, with exotic names like acai, goji or chia, but there are a group of super-duper foods that the Irish have been eating for generations that promise a myriad of health benefits.
A LITTLE late to be breakfast, a little early for lunch, brunch is the perfect meal for a lazy Saturday morning when you have a day of relaxing, catching up with friends and family and practising a bit of self-care in store.
IN HER 'day' job, you may catch her out walking the roads as a countryside recreation officer – but Imelda Rose McCarron's favourite place is always in the kitchen, whipping up Buchtein Austrian bread or maybe a mille-feuille creme pastry just for the fun of it.