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Saucepan Kids at the So Sligo Food Festival

Saucepan Kids at the So Sligo Food Festival

Following on from the exciting news about our new pig, another fantastic announcement is that we are going to be running an event at this year’s So Sligo food festival. We are teaming up with Eithna O’Sullivan, the cookery school manager at Source Sligo, to run a cookery demonstration showing you some easy and tasty […]

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  2nd May 2012   No comments
Saucepan Kids visit Galway Food Festival

Saucepan Kids visit Galway Food Festival

On Saturday April 7th, we headed south for the 2012 Galway Food Festival. The website showed a jam packed itinerary of events but we really loved the look of the ‘Cooking for Kids’ demo by Jacinta Dalton and Cormac Handy (The FoodieForum team from GMIT) at 11am so we were aiming for that. We arrived […]

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  9th April 2012   No comments
Venturing into the world of juicing!

Venturing into the world of juicing!

I watched a really interesting film online yesterday called ‘Hungry for Change’ . It was highlighting the secrets the diet, weightloss and food industry don’t want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. There was a chap in it called Jason Vale who spoke at length about the virtues of juicing. […]

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  23rd March 2012   2 comments
Composting Kitchen Waste

Composting Kitchen Waste

We have become rather lax composting our kitchen waste recently. The guilt and the kids nagging has got the better of me and we’ve got back into it now. It was heartbreaking to see all this perfectly good compostable material being put into the general waste. Composting our kitchen waste reduces how much waste we […]

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  11th March 2012   2 comments
The rhubarb is growing

The rhubarb is growing

The mild start to the year has meant that the rhubarb is growing and well on the way this year, in fact it will not be long until we will be eating it – and posting some fantastic recipes. Rhubarb is one of our favourites, my son wanders up to the plants, breaks off a […]

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  4th March 2012   2 comments
Local soccer team banning fizzy drinks

Local soccer team banning fizzy drinks

Strand Celtic football club have recently banned their under age players (ages 4 – 14) from drinking sports drinks and fizzy drinks whilst playing for the club. Professor Donal O’Shea, chair of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Nutrition Council, visited the club last year and made a presentation to interested parents and children on this issue […]

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  28th February 2012   No comments