ISAAC Carew's chiselled looks might be somewhat familiar – he's been the face of huge fashion campaigns for Topshop and Hermes, as well as being regularly pictured on the arm of his Grammy-winning superstar girlfriend, Dua Lipa.
MOST of us know getting that all-important five-a-day and avoiding junk food is good for our health. But when it comes to exactly how specific foods can support and boost our health, things can seem a lot more confusing.
WITH healthy eating all the rage and as we're being encouraged to eat more vegetables from both an environmental and a health point of view, vegetarianism is on the rise and and ‘meat-free Monday’ is becoming a thing, among families as well as foodies.
I'VE rarely known such a buzz around a new restaurant but Six by Nico, the latest addition to Belfast’s trendy Cathedral Quarter, has taken off like a rocket. I’m sort of ashamed to admit that in the opening week I ate in the Waring Street restaurant twice – excess even by my standards.
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.