Food & Wine

A butcher at the heart of Timoleague

Posted on: 2nd April, 2014 in Food & Wine

Meat doesn’t get any more traceable than when an animal is reared on the family farm with its welfare a top priority from birth to slaughter. A cut of meat from Tony Hurley Butchers in the heart of Timoleague comes...

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Grove House is a West Cork treasure

Posted on: 10th March, 2014 in Food & Wine

Grove House is a family-run guest house and restaurant situated in Schull. An historic building, Grove House has previously hosted distinguished guests such as George B Shaw, Jack Yeats and Edith Somerville. In keeping with the house’s history, there are...

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Food and Wine evening offers a gastronomic tour of West Cork

Posted on: 6th March, 2014 in Food & Wine

Inchydoney Lodge and Spa’s Taste of West Cork Spring Food and Wine Evening will be held at 8pm on Friday, April 4. The Taste of West Cork Evening is a unique evening showcasing the best of West Cork produce and...

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Around the world and back again

Posted on: 10th February, 2014 in Food & Wine

Remarkably, for someone who grew up in West Cork, Bantry native Sinead was exposed to flavours from around the world at her mother Veronica’s kitchen table, a legacy from her parents’ days at sea early in their marriage. Most Bantry...

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The story behind Lettercollum

Posted on: 10th February, 2014 in Food & Wine

Con McLoughlin and Karen Austin from Lettercollum Kitchen Project in Clonakilty gave an entertaining talk and slideshow to Clonakilty GIY last December about how the couple came to be where they are today in life and business. After cooking together...

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One potato, two potato, three potato, four

Posted on: 16th January, 2014 in Food & Wine

Not only does everyone have their favourite varieties; anyone who grows them has their favoured methods and strategies for combating the many enemies of the crop. It’s a versatile vegetable; you can use potatoes to remove rust, or shine your...

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Festive fun on the new look menu at The Winery

Posted on: 3rd January, 2014 in Food & Wine

The Winery on Asna Square in Clonakilty has reopened after its makeover in time for the Christmas party season. A new hot Tapas evening menu and improved seating for groups means it’s an ideal spot for party goers who want...

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Festive food and hampers at Manning’s

Posted on: 3rd January, 2014 in Food & Wine

Staff at Manning’s Emporium in Ballylickey are as busy as bees preparing for Christmas. It’s a lovely time when the seasonal goods start arriving and the shop transforms, as the shelves and fridges fill with Christmas produce. To mark the...

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