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Supper Club Suppliers Night

This Tuesday, December 10th we will be holding an evening highlighting and celebrating our local suppliers. 6 suppliers will be attending the supper and the meal will highlight their produce and knowledge.

Suppliers on the night will include:

  • Sally Barnes – smoked fish products - haddock
  • Frank Murphy – Butcher
  • Ian Howe – Langoustines from West Cork
  • Haulie Welsh – BCS – vegetables & herbs
  • Shana Wilkie – Chocolate
  • Anne Leveque – Triskel Goats Cheese

A Wine Geese event with John Wilson

We are delighted to be welcoming John Wilson, wine writer, The Irish Times, to Cork, on Thursday 5th December. John will give a presentation and wine tasting based around the famous Corkman and wine writer Maurice Healy.

John will be joined by Dermot Sugrue (Co. Limerick born, and features on P98 of this months Decanter Magazine) now of Wiston Sparkling Wine, Sussex (link here to Dermot

http://wistonestate.com/about_winemaker.php

Ballymaloe Hampers

We have two hampers packed full of Ballymaloe and other quality goodies for you, they make the ideal Christmas present!

The hampers are:

Financial Times name Ballymaloe amongst world's best restaurants 2013

Ballymaloe Hotel and Restaurant was named amongst the best restaurants in the world 2013 by Nicholas Lander writing in the Financial Times this Saturday, November 30.

We are delighted to be listed among such an amazing collection of restaurants from all over the world. We would like to congratulate & thank all of our family, friends, customers, staff & suppliers, who all who help to make Ballymaloe what it is.

The full list of restaurants:

Myrtle Allen to receive a civic Reception in Cork City Hall

We are delighted to announce that A civic reception will be held in Cork City Hall on December the 4th at 6PM to honour Myrtle Allen and her contribution to the food industry of Ireland.

Here is a link to a lovely piece by Joe McNamee ( @jozeemac ) in this Monday's Irish Examiner about Myrle, who Joe describes on Twitter as His "Culinary Hero" and "The God Mother of Irish Cuisine".

Beautiful Romanesco

This week we will pick the first of our beautiful Romanesco from the Ballymaloe Garden. It is a very impressive looking Vegetable from the Brassica Oleracea Species. It grows in a logarithmic Spiral and has a delicate nutty flavour. Look out for it on the menu

Rhône Wine Tasting

Rhône Wine Week takes place from 25th to 30th November 2013 around the country. We’ve also come across claims that St Patrick himself brought Syrah to the Rhône (and we’d like to think he did) then for Rhône Wine Week we are in a way welcoming home many of our own. Syrah is one of the main grape varieties grown in the Rhône Valley; it is truly at home in this region.

Visit the Ballymaloe pop up wine shop at the newly launched Food Emporium at Brown Thomas Cork, on Saturday 30th November, pop in anytime from from 10.30am - 6.30pm

Darina Wins Cookbook of the Year!

We are delighted to announce that Darina Allen's latest book '30 Years at Ballymaloe' was awarded The 'Avonmore Cookbook of the Year' award at the Irish Book Awards last night.

Darina's book celebrates her 30 years at Ballymaloe Cookery School which first opened it's doors to students in 1983, at which time there were 15 cookery courses available. Now there are over 100 courses each year. These are reflected in the recipes collected in this book.

Tuesdays with Morrie

Due to popular demand, the most successful theatrical production to emerge in Ireland in the last two years makes a very welcome return to the Ballymaloe Grainstore.

Tickets available at €24. Book on ballymaloegrainstore.com or 021-4651555 (subject to a booking fee).

Early dinner at Ballymaloe house at 6pm followed by the show in the Grainstore at 8pm is €69 per person.

Supper Club Spice Trail Night with Sunil Ghai

We look forward to welcoming guest Chef Sunil Ghai who is not only the foremost Indian chef in Ireland, but Food & Wine’s Chef of the Year 2009 to Ballymaloe House next Tuesday evening the 26th of November.

Sunil is the Executive Chef at Ananda Resturaunt in Dublin, he regularly spends time working with the team at Benares in London under renowned Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar.

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