International Rosé Day

With international rosé day upon us, and with the sunny weather due to continue its time to take a leaf from the French way of living. A little blush in the afternoon to relax in the sun with friends or food. So I would like to take the opportunity to highlight four of our rosés…

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Tips for Hydration

Tips for Hydration Hydration from in the inside is fundamental What are you eating? Firstly, look at your diet which might be causing dehydration, if you are eating lots of dry and salty foods, consuming alcohol, tea and coffee as these are diuretics, meaning they take water out of your system quicker, so it’s a…

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“Roast Rack of Burren Lamb”

Caramelised Onion Puree, Seasonal Vegetables, Oven Dried Plum Tomato, Tarragon Jus Lamb farming in Ireland, and indeed in County Clare, is an age old tradition. The mild Irish climate coupled with the clean environment provides the perfect conditions for rearing lambs. Burren lamb spends all of their time outside therefore grazing on grass and wild…

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“Soft Meringue & Passion Fruit Roulade”

Yoghurt Ice Cream, Violet Vacherin, Raspberry Gel The word dessert originated from the French term ‘desservir la table’ meaning ‘to clear the table’. The name dessert dates back to the 14th century, however, it attained its current meaning around the beginning of the 20th century when ‘service a la francaise’ (placing a variety of dishes…

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“Smoked Burren Mackerel” by Executive Head Chef David McCann

Compressed Granny Smith, Celeriac Crème Fraiche, Saffron Potato, Citrus Dressing Birgitta,( From Sweden) and Peter (a Native) Curtin started the Burren Smokehouse in Lisdoonvarna County Clare in 1987.The wild Atlantic sea, which is on their doorstep, provides stunning bounty which the Burren Smokehouse transforms into unrivalled local produce. Mackerel is really well suited to smoking…

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