A Foodie’s Christmas Dream

Christmas is fast approaching with all of its social and familial demands in tow so we thought we might make your life a little easier by compiling some Christmas gift ideas for your favourite cooking enthusiast. We also know that Christmas can be a busy time for many so we have put together some suggestions for the perfect Christmas gift or maybe for the budding chef who would like to make a splash this Christmas.

Café Paradiso in Cork is widely accepted as the best vegetarian restaurant in Ireland, and chef Denis Cotter is probably the most inventive vegetarian chef around. This is his second cookbook of dishes from the restaurant.

Over one-hundred sumptuous recipes allow you to create at home the experience of Ireland’s most celebrated vegetarian restaurant.


Cancer causes one in six deaths worldwide and has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in many parts of the world. One in three of the world’s most common cancers could be preventable through maintaining a healthy body weight, eating a healthy diet, reducing alcohol and keeping active. There are thousands of websites, books and blogs written about how to prevent cancer. Many of these are not evidence-based. This book is written by two academic registered dietitians who have taken the most recent evidence-based recommendations for cancer prevention and translated them into an easy to use cookbook with a large selection of delicious healthy meals suitable for all the family.


Learn how to eat good things everyday. This book will get your kitchen sorted and make the task of cooking less daunting and more enjoyable. The book contains over ninety recipes, some of which can be cooked in advance to have as a helper in your freezer, enough for a new meal every night for eight weeks.


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