This Life: A blaze of glory

In this era when so much is processed, wholefood deli and food store Blazing Salads is serving people's renewed appetite for healthier alternatives, writes Gillian Nelis.

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
17th March, 2013
Lorraine, Joe and Pamela Fitzmaurice of Blazing Salads: 'There is just so much more choice now.' Photo: Maura Hickey

Lorraine Fitzmaurice has her father Joe to thank for setting her on a path that would lead to a career in food. A musician who spent much of his time on the road with showbands, in the 1970s he became concerned about the effect it was having on his health.

"It wasn't a very healthy lifestyle and he was starting to worry about his weight. So he went into the local library and borrowed a...

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