Roz Purcell is one of Ireland’s most successful models and was the 2010 winner of Miss Universe Ireland. She now adds celebrity chef to her resume with her cooking blog, Natural Born Feeder.


  • 200g ground almond
  • 4 eggs
  • tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 55g whole almonds
  • 3-4 fresh figs


Preheat oven 180°C

Start with a little prep, melt the coconut oil, Break the whole almonds up in halves and quarters, remove the rosemary leaves from the sprigs and with half of the figs (2) slice in halve and with the rest(2) diced into 1 cm chunks.

In a large mixing bowl add the ground almond, baking soda, honey, melted coconut oil and eggs using a fork combine into a thick batter.

Stir in the rosemary, broken almonds and fig pieces (not halves)

Pour the bread mixture into a lined or greased bread tin.

Place the fig halves along the centre of the bread (facing up).

Bake for 40 minutes, let cool for 10 minutes to set before slicing.