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Interview with Dervilla O'Flynn, Head Chef at Ballymaloe House on her favourite ingredients and what she loves about her job
We meet Lucy Hodgson the Head Chef at Currarevagh House, for a quick chat on her passion for food, food memories and the ingredients she couldn't live without.
Always have trouble picking what to order at a restaurant? The best thing about tasting menus (usually consisting of 6 to 8 courses) is that you aren’t limited to one or two dishes, you can completely immerse yourself in the individual restaurant’s menu, enjoying multiple small courses specially chosen by the Head Chef. Find all of the tasting menus Ireland's Blue Book has to offer below...
This delectable recipe comes from Chef & Owner Chris 'Woody' Woodward of Blairscove House, Co Cork.
Dark Chocolate Pots with Berry and Nut Crumble from Dunbrody House
A sumptuous Hot Chocolate Dessert recipe from Aherne's Townhouse in Youghal
Ingredients 675g Castor Sugar 9 Eggs 400g Unsalted Butter (soft but not melted) 170g Cocoa Powder 225g Cream Flour 500g Melted Dark Chocolate 75g Skinless Hazelnuts 75g White Chocolate Drops
Spiced Bramley Apple Chutney Recipe from Newforge House
Viewmount House were Leinster winners in the Bord Bia "Eggs for Any Time" Chef Competition with their Six-Minute Egg and Jerusalem Artichoke Recipe
Delicious autumn mushrooms from the chefs at Ireland's Blue Book
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For foodies living a vegan lifestyle - these vegan options from Ireland's Blue Book are sure to hit the mark
Tastes of the season around Irelands Blue Book Houses
The Irish food scene is emerging, with a new initiative – “Taste the Island” recently announced by Fáilte Ireland, and so we have put together a list of 3 Blue Book houses who ‘keep it local’ and source their ingredients onsite and locally.
Garden Beetroot, Young Buck Blue Cheese, Walled Garden Leaves, Toasted pistachio nuts and Ballymaloe Honey Dressing from Ballymaloe House
Scallops with Cauliflower and Hazelnut Pureé, topped with Caviar
A Gluten Free recipe for Lemon Posset, Poached Newforge Rhubarb and Pistachio & Orange Biscuits, from Newforge House
Recipe for Wild Garlic Pesto from Currarevagh House
Indulge in one of the grandest traditions - afternoon tea, in a Blue Book country house or historic hotel
A recipe for Longueville House's award winning Cider and Walnut Bread - winner of Best Bread at the 2019 Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards