20 June 2013 @ 8:08 am, by admin |
Macrobiotic means ‘great life’. More than a diet it is a philosophy that encompasses diet and lifestyle to create ideal health. One of the main emphases of macrobiotics is the eating of foods that are appropriate for your personal environmental conditions. This means eating predominantly local or native foods seasonally.
Often when we see macrobiotic foods they tend to have a Japanese flavour, utilizing seaweeds, tofu and miso. This is largely because the diet was founded by George Ohsawa and widely taught by Michio and Aveline Kushi – all Japanese, hence they made and ate what was local to…
19 June 2013 @ 5:07 pm, by admin |
A day never to be forgotten, a memory to stay forever.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Bono entering Finnegans of Dalkey, waves to us behind the main bar. video by Oliver McCabe Select Stores.
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19 June 2013 @ 6:30 am, by admin |
I was invited to lunch with Michelle Obama, Bono and Family by our wonderful neighbours and friends Finnegan Family at Finnegans Dalkey yesterday, what a beautiful day. Many thanks to Finnegans and Bono for making this happen in our heritage town of Dalkey. This will never be forgotten and will live on forever in peoples minds around the world xxx
Oliver McCabe Select Stores Dalkey
Michelle Obama and Family arriving to Finnegans Dalkey click here :
Bono waving to Oliver Finnegans Dalkey
Michelle Obama and family leaving Finnegans…
17 June 2013 @ 10:38 pm, by admin |
First lady Michelle Obama has adopted healthy eating and fighting childhood obesity among her pet causes. Her first book, “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America” tells of her experiences planting the first vegetable garden at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s time and shares stories of other community gardens across the country.
Obama, who did not accept an advance and will donate all author proceeds to the National Park Foundation, sat down recently to discuss the book.
Q: What inspired you to write the book?
A: My own experiences being a…
12 June 2013 @ 10:04 pm, by admin |
This is the 4th year of the Dalkey Business Group Local Schools Competition which is held during Dalkey Book Festival presented this year by Mary Kingston and Gordon Snell. Select Stores Oliver McCabe and RTEs Mary Kingston came up with the idea of a drawing competition with the themes ‘Circle Of Friends’ for juniors and ‘The Lilac Bus’ for seniors ‘In Honour of Maeve Binchy’, with the kind support and time of Maeve’s husband Gordon Snell who is the Judge for this years event. The prizegiving will be held this Saturday June 15th at 4.30pm at the Maeve Binchy…
11 June 2013 @ 9:40 pm, by admin |
Highbank Orchard Syrup
“Irelands answer to maple syrup”, this sweet and delicious, pouring, organic orchard syrup, is the first of its kind. Grown and produced by Highbank Orchards in Kilkenny, Ireland. With years of research, Highbank launched the Orchard Syrup in 2010 at Savour Kilkenny.
Totally organic, this unique, healthy product is made from Irish, organic apples from the farm. Highbank Orchard Syrup is completely organic made from our apples only – no pesticides, no artificial fertilisers or preservatives. Stored at ambient temperature, Highbank orchard syrup has a shelf life of over 2 years.
•Irish organic apples, no…
11 June 2013 @ 9:08 pm, by admin |
Tully B’s Chimichurri
What is it??
Chimichurri is a blend of parsley, garlic and chillies plus other herbs and spices and then mixed with 100% extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar to infuse all of the flavours together while creating a unique and traditional dipping sauce and marinade. There are three different versions of chimichurri to cater for those who like it with a kick, with a fiery kick or those who like it easy going on their taste buds.
Where is it from??
Chimichurri is famously from Argentina where the sauce is an everyday accompaniment to…
10 June 2013 @ 7:54 pm, by admin |
BEETROOT, PUMPKIN AND FETA SALAD
600g butternut squash
2 medium beetroot bulbs
150g feta cheese
200g baby spinach
Organic Extra Virgin olive Oil
Salt and Pepper
Pre heat oven to 200 degrees. Chop up butternut squash (can leave skin on if preferred), into 5 cm cubes, place in a baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper. bake till tender.
Peel and chop beetroot into 5cm cubes, place in a pan and cover with water. Add a sprinkle of salt and cook over a medium heat for around 20 mins. Drain.
Place washed baby…
5 June 2013 @ 9:19 pm, by admin |
KIDS GREEN SMOOTHIES AND JUICES FOR THE SUMMER
All recipes will make 8 ounces or 250ML.
Please wash all fruit and vegetables before use. Buy local/organic if possible!
1. SUPERKID SMOOTHIE (energy)
½ lime juice squeezed
3 small apples juiced
1/4 of cucumber juiced
1 tablespoon of Pineapple peeled and cubed
1 tablespoon of a ready to eat avocado peeled and stoned
Ice if you like
Method: blend for 30 seconds pineapple, avocado, wheatgrass, spirulina, ice with juice of cucumber, apples and lime.
2. TASTES GUT!! Smoothie (immune boosting)
4 June 2013 @ 10:40 pm, by admin |
Health on the Hill part of Dalkey Book Festival 2013
Patrick Holford, Bernadette Bohan and Dr. Marilyn Glenville
Saturday June 15th and Sunday June 16th
€12 each per talk. Special on Sunday June 16th Female Health Day €20 for 2 talks.
Venue:Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Killiney
Tickets on Sale at Select Stores Dalkey Only call 01 -2859611
sponsored by Select Stores Dalkey, Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel and Dalkey Book Festival.