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Recipes

Pear and Almond Tart from Gregans Castle


Try this delicious Pear and Almond Tart recipe from Gregans Castle, Co Clare

Gardens

The Guardians of the Gardens - Hedgehogs “Check In” to Enniscoe Country House


Enniscoe House is delighted to welcome two new employees to their Organic Garden. These new arrivals in no way impede the restrictions put in place by Covid-19 – they are sibling hedgehogs, who will help to tackle the troublesome population of slugs present in the garden.

Recipes

The Merrion's Irish Soda Bread


The Merrion’s Executive Pastry Chef Paul Kelly would like to share this Irish Soda Bread recipe for you all to enjoy making in your own kitchens.

Recipes

Wild Garlic Pesto from Dunbrody House


Kevin Dundon from Dunbrody House has shared his recipe for wild garlic pesto with us.

Recipes

3 Blue Book Recipes to cook at home with children


We have put together this list of 3 recipes which are perfect for cooking at home with children!

Recipes

Bread and Butter Pudding by Derry Clarke


This is a perfect recipe for using up bread that has gone slightly past its best.

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Romance At Home: 3 Cocktails For Your Next Date Night


Get fancy for your at-home date night with these delicious cocktails.

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Romance At Home: 3 Dessert Recipes for Your Next Date Night


Wow your other half with these sumptuous desserts for your next date night at home.

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Cook like Michelin Star Chef Derry Clarke


Have you been taking this time at home to practice your skills in the kitchen? Take the next step with these recipes from Michelin Star chef Derry Clarke.

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4 Blue Book Rhubarb Recipes


Rhubarb is at it's best for the first few months of the year and is perfect for sweetening any cake or crumble!

Recipes

Roasted Duck Breast with Parisian Potatoes, Carrot Puree and Fondant, Asparagus & Blackberry Jus - Hayfield Manor


Bring 5 star luxury to your kitchen with this recipe from Hayfield Manor, Co Cork

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Chef Ger Dunnes Raspberry Champagne Cake


Chef Ger Dunne from Butler House has shared this Raspberry Champagne Cake recipe, the perfect weekend treat!

Ireland's Blue Book Family

A Sunny Staycation at Aherne’s


A Sunny, Seaside Staycation at Aherne’s Townhouse in Youghal, Co. Cork.

Wild Atlantic Way

8 of Ireland's wonderful Greenways


Things to do and places to see along Ireland's Greenways

Recipes

Wild Garlic, Onion & Potato Soup from Newforge House


Newforge House have shared this delicious Wild Garlic Recipe with us.

Recipes

Red Berry Bramble Cocktail from Ice House Hotel


Red Berry Cocktail from Ice House Hotel

Ireland's Blue Book Family

7 Stylish Venues for your next Family Get-Together


Find the perfect venue for your next family get-together, birthday celebration, anniversary or reunion.

Activities

Our 5 Favourite Things to do in Kerry


A list of our favourite things to do in Co. Kerry, along with our Blue Book houses ready to welcome you on your trip! After all, we all need days to look forward to!

Recipes

Roast Leg of Lamb from Wineport Lodge


Wineport Lodge have shared this wonderful lamb recipe with us to try at home.

Wild Atlantic Way

On the Wild Side


A 5 day trip along the Wild Atlantic Way between Cork and Galway, featuring top attractions, hidden gems and the best places to stay

Recipes

Banana Bread Recipes from Two Blue Book Houses


We love Banana Bread, it is easy to bake and of course tastes delicious! Two Blue Book Houses have share their recipes with us.

Recipes

4 Blue Book Fish Recipes


A list of 4 fantastic fish recipes from the chefs of Ireland's Blue Book, perfect for preparing at home

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Homemade Scones by Kevin Dundon of Dunbrody House


Homemade Scones by Kevin Dundon

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Roasted Vegetable and St. Tola Frittata from Chef Robbie Mccauley


Roasted Vegetable and St. Tola Frittata from Chef Robbie Mccauley

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Lemon Posset, Poached Newforge Rhubarb and Pistachio & Orange Biscuits (Gluten Free) from Newforge House


A Gluten Free recipe for Lemon Posset, Poached Newforge Rhubarb and Pistachio & Orange Biscuits, from Newforge House

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