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Crushed Avocado on Toast with a Soft Fried Egg and Ballymaloe Original Relish Recipe By Ballymaloe Foods

Avocado and egg are a lovely combination and with added Ballymaloe Original Relish, they’re perfect together. A good sourdough bread is just right for this simple dish, but as long as you’ve bread which is thick enough to hold the toppings. You can also use roughly smashed broad beans for this recipe. Ingredients 1 ripe …

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Bolognese Pitta Pockets with Shredded Lettuce, Red Pepper & Grated Cheese Recipe By Ballymaloe Foods

Ballymaloe Bolognese Sauce is packed full of tomatoes, onions, peppers, herbs and spices, so there really is nothing you need to add to it apart from meat for a delicious Italian classic. This recipe takes inspiration from that classic and combines it with some fresh lettuce and cheddar, for a goodness filled pitta pocket. Ingredients …

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Pistachio and Strawberry Meringue Roulade with Elderflower Cream Recipe From Ballymaloe House

Crisp on the outside and pillowy within, this Roulade tastes every bit as delicious as it looks and makes for a show stopping, dinner party centre piece. For the Meringue 4 free range egg whites 225g (8oz) castor sugar For the Filling: 225g (8oz) Irish strawberries, hulled and slices 70g (2oz) pistachio nuts, roughly chopped …

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Beguiled By It’s Beauty, Nourished By It’s Bounty – Ballymaloe House Hotel & Restaurant Review

Ballymaloe House has been occupying a space on our bucket-list culinary map for quite some time now. Having travelled to so many of Ireland’s gastronomic destinations it was high time we included this gourmet getaway to our repertoire. We are all very familiar with the dynasty of Allen women that have brought Ballymaloe House to …

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Love Irish Food Presents Ballymaloe Foods with the Brand Development Award and €85,000

Ballymaloe Foods has been named the winner of The Love Irish Food Brand Development Award for 2018 and awarded a fully funded €85,000 advertising campaign. The award is run in conjunction with Exterion Media and Owens DDB Advertising. The award win will provide Ballymaloe Foods with €75,000 in advertising space, scheduled across Exterion Media’s Retail …

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Euro-Toques Young Chef 2018

Here Are The Six Chefs Through to The Euro-Toques Young Chef 2018 Final

This morning, Euro-Toques Young Chef presented by LaRousse Foods announced its six finalists for 2018, following on from the competitions skill test yesterday. Judges for the competition included Kevin Thornton, Gareth Mullins and Wade Murphy, as well as special guest judge Tom Brown from London’s Cornerstone. The semi-finalists were challenged to create a dish using …

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Netflix Documentary Series

Irish Food to Take Centre Stage in New Netflix Documentary Series

The Irish food industry is about to get some exposure on the world stage thanks to a new Netflix documentary series. Phil Rosenthal’s ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ filmed an episode in Ireland last year, highlighting food and restaurants on the Emerald Isle. The second series of ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ follows Phil as he travels the world, …

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Darina Allen. photo by Daniel Callen

The Grande Dame of Irish Food – Darina Allen on Shaking Things Up at LitFest and Growing an Organic Food Nation

“Hello Ballymaloe Cookery School, Darina speaking. Thanks for telephoning,” Darina Allen reels off. Dynamic, efficient and to the point, the characteristics of this powerhouse in the Irish food industry can be felt even in the way she answers the phone. Based at the cookery school on a day-to-day basis, despite on the cusp of her …

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Ballymaloe House

Ballymaloe House has Recipe to Success as Profits Continue to Rise

It’s not just Ballymaloe House‘s recipe for their famous brown soda bread that guarantees a perfect rise. It seems they also have the recipe for successful business with profits rising last year, almost tripling to €71,478. According to newly filed accounts, revenues at the country house hotel and restaurant run by the Allen family in …

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Ballymaloe Litfest

New Festival Focus and Speakers Announced for Ballymaloe LitFest 2017

Over the past four years Ballymaloe LitFest has become a hub where food and drinks enthusiasts from all over the world come to meet, share ideas, and take part in a celebration of food and drink writing. However, festival organisers have announced changes for the fifth annual Ballymaloe LitFest, which runs from Friday 19th to …

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Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Drink 2016

Where Literature met Laughter – The Best of The Kerrygold Ballymaloe LitFest 2016

Going for a walk along the quiet country roads of East Cork with two of the most celebrated and innovative chefs in San Francisco is not usually how I spend my Sunday mornings, but this was no ordinary Sunday, this was day three of Ballymaloe LitFest – which for four years has attracted the rockstars …

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Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest 2016 Launches in Drury Buildings

The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine a.k.a. Litfest got underway last week with a star studded launch in Dublin’s Creative Quarter. The Drury Buildings was the venue for the launch of the festival which is taking place May 20th-22nd and was created by culinary duo Darina Allen and Rory O’Connell. Along with Jeanne …

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