Thursday, September 20, 2012
Food and Drink Spotting
Food and Drink Spotting
The Cork Kerry Food Forum
The Cork Kerry Food Forum 2012 is to be held at the Rochestown Park Hotel on October 1st. There will be workshops, exhibitions, a conference and one to one mentoring sessions. Get all the times and details here.
More than 200 people involved in the region’s burgeoning food sector will meet with Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., at the forum which is aimed at SME food producers, buyers, retailers and distributors who are keen to further their knowledge of the Irish food sector which is worth more than €20billion to the economy. Read more.
Waterford Festival to Host 'A Taste of Brittany Market'
Storytelling Southeast – September 26 - 30
Storytelling Southeast, a festival in Dungarvan which has been developing its Celtic connections with the French region of Brittany where Storytelling is a popular culture, will this year for the first time host a 'Taste of Brittany' artisan food market.
From Thursday, September 27 to Saturday, September 29 the 'Bretagne Excellence' producers will feature at Dungarvan Castle with some of Waterford finest food producers creating a Celtic market of the first artisan foods at 'Village Breton'.
A not to be missed highlight of the festival takes place on Friday evening when the renowned French singer, storyteller and poet Giles Servat will host an audience at the Town Hall Theatre. And the final day of the festival offers families and story lovers a variety of events. An afternoon of free family fun day at Walton Park followed by a free live gig with American band Jason Serious. For further details see here
Now you're all nicely settled back into school, ROMM is back with some homework for you. Learn to make this sublime custard. The rewards will be heavenly. Someone will love you for it. Recipe
Despite the wettest summer in 40 years, the house has been buzzing, the glamping has been in full-swing, the gardens have been blooming and exploding with veg and the weddings have gone well. ITV has also been filming here with actor James Nesbitt. He is presenting a travel show about Ireland - due to be broadcast in March 2013.
Check the Autumn highlights here
Irish farmstead cheese making is the story of a great comeback, one told in Culture's autumn issue by writer Maggie Armstrong. Here's a glimpse at Irish cheese maker Veronica Steele's early days of production, before Milleens became the lauded name it is today: Milleens: the Humble Irish Beginning
Veronica will be sharing her life philosophy with us at the Bandon Arts Festival on Sat 29 Sept 5.30pm in Urru. Details.
A Blueberry Mojito
October Beer Festival at Franciscan Well
Porcinis with a view!
Multi Colored Corn @ City of Falls Church Farmer's Market
PICNIC PIZZA MUFFINS from Rozanne Stevens: This recipe is a real crowd pleaser with kids and adults alike loving to devour them. Picnic Pizza Muffins are the perfect picnic bag and lunch box filler, although they may be gobbled up before lunchtime! Get the recipe
Easy peasy Granola Recipe from Fernhill House Hotel Clonakilty