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By Mary on Sunday 26 July 2015

Angelina Jolie is right–Get your ovaries checked ladies! In Ireland ovarian cancer is ignored, yet it is the silent cancer, that’s been killing me softly.

In Ireland ovarian cancer is ignored, yet it is the silent cancer, that’s been killing me softly. Any diagnosis is a relief if it comes after multiple visits to the doctor, in which you are increasingly dismissed as the unimportant…continue reading

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Featured Recipes

Category: Cakes & Desserts, Quick & Easy

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Tiramisu was supposedly developed by Sienese pastry chefs in the late 1600s to honor Grand Duke Cosimo III De’Medici, who was known for his sweet tooth. It was initially called Zuppa del Duca, or Duke’s Pudding. It was a terrific success, especially among courtesans, who found it both stimulating and aphrodisiac!

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Category: Vegetarian

Vegetarian Curry

Vegetarian Curry

I adore this vegetable curry with its mix of orange root vegetables and pulses. The photograph in no way does it justice, failing to capture the array of orange tones and varied textures. There are no set rules for what ingredients to add. I throw in whatever is available from frozen peas to green soya beans. These pulses are wonderfully high in vegetable protein. You can use dried lentils instead but remember to include them at the start as they take longer to cook. This can be served as a min course for a vegetarian meal or as a vegetable accompaniment to meat. It freezes well, so may be divided into smaller portions and taken out whenever needed.

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Latest Mythology

By Mary on Saturday 07 September 2013

The Triple Goddess Myth

The Triple goddess myth is one of the most enduring and fascinating of the Greek myths. Anyone wishing to understand female archetypes will be drawn to this story. It’s the reason I wanted to include references to it in my…continue reading

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