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Food education for our children is essential

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Cliodhna Prendergast is inspired by the good will, group spirit and great ideas on offer at the Ballymaloe Litfest ‘Food Education for children is a right not a privilege’ – Stephanie Alexander, of Grow Eat Cook and The Kitchen Garden foundation. I had the very good fortune recently to attend the Ballymaloe LitFest – a…

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A sweet pursuit for little detectives

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With violets finally in season, Cliodhna Prendergast sets her kids a mini-mission At last, the woods are full of beautiful violets (violas). This year the spring came so late it took a long time for these lovely flowers to bloom. They are such pretty, delicate little things that grow close to the forest floor. Does anyone…

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The generation grain

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Cliodhna Prendergast shares her take on traditional brown soda bread     We have just filmed an episode for Breaking Eggs on soda bread that will be out a little later in the year, but here are two different takes on brown soda bread to keep you going. I love this bread – not only…

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Sous chefs Jake and Iseult at ‘work and play’ in the kitchen (photos: Julia Dunin)

Healthy family life ‘key’ to obesity crisis

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As she launches her new website, Journal contributor Cliodhna Prendergast explains her passion for ‘real food’ Online cookery programmes are popping up everywhere. Jamie’s got one and Delia’s got one, but probably one of the most important ones to be paid attention to is Breaking Eggs. Coming out of Connemara, Breaking Eggs is all about…

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This might get a bit messy, but it’s great fun...

Finger foods made by tiny hands

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Making a frittata with your children is quick, easy and fun – and the leftovers make for a versatile tapas supper with that well-earned glass of wine. By Cliodhna Prendergast  A frittata is wonderfully versatile and great for lunch, supper, picnics, and even breakfast. If there is any left over it can be used cold…

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A simple, healthy ‘wellness soup’

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With stubborn colds and abundant Christmas leftovers on the horizon, Cliodhna Prendergast prepares a versatile dish to ward off seasonal chills  I cannot say enough about this soup. First of all it is a wonderful use of leftovers. If you roast a chicken once a week, and I’d say most of us do, keep the…

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