THE much anticipated Tastes And Tales of the Galley is now available for purchase.
A collection of hundreds of recipes with a scattering of stories from the hinterland of the Galley Head, this book will provide the ideal stocking filler for Christmas.
IT was a good day for West Cork at the Good Food Ireland awards held in Dublin recently with the region picking up three awards and reinforcing West Cork’s reputation as one of Ireland’s top food destinations.
Among the winners at the event which was attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny was Kalbo’s Cafe run by Siobhan O’Callaghan and husband Anthony O’Boyle in Skibbereen who were named as Ireland’s Best Café despite stiff opposition from some very well known establishments around the country.
SIX popular West Cork pubs – Mary Ann’s (Castletownshend), Poacher’s Inn (Bandon), An Súgan and Deasy’s (Clonakilty), Cronin’s (Crosshaven) and Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale) – are amongst 34 Irish establishments to secure a listing in the latest 2014 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published.
They are listed alongside 21 other pubs from the Republic and seven from Northern Ireland featured in the publication.
Deasy’s of Clonakilty and Toddy’s at The Bulman in Kinsale are two of three who received Inspector’s Favourite listings.
O’CONNOR’S Seafood Restaurant in Bantry has been named been shortlisted as a finalist for the Good Food Ireland Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2013.
The finalists have been chosen by the Good Food Ireland Quality Assurance Panel throughout the year and by consumers who have voted online at www.goodfoodireland.ie.
At The West Cork Hotel recently TV chef Donal Skehan presented the Health & Well-being evening in association with SPAR in support of COPE Foundation & ‘A Taste of West Cork’. more »
Two Kenmare food producers were awarded top honours at this year’s Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards at the Dingle Peninsula Food & Wine Festival.
The three-day festival attracted thousands to the west Kerry town over this past weekend for taste trails, demonstrations and workshops.
MACROOM’S Castle Hotel has been named as Munster’s Best Hotel Carvery at the Grand Final of The Great Carvery Competition 2013.
The prestigious awards, which are one of the largest in the country, are run on an annual basis by Unilever Food Solutions and are highly sought after by industry professionals. The Great Carvery Competition acknowledges Ireland and Northern Ireland’s love of carvery, recognising the very best pub and hotel carveries that the island has to offer.
THE Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery has made it into the final 24 of the all Ireland Great Carvery Competition 2013.
A mystery shopper visited the competing venues over the last few weeks to determine who should make it through to the grand final on the 17th September.
KENMARE Foodies has applied to the Arthur Guinness Project for help in expanding their business across Ireland.
Kenmare Foodies began as a blog last year after friends Karen Coakley and Derick McMahon worked together on the fist Kenmare Food Carnival. This year they organised the second Kenmare Food Carnival. more »
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