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Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre with Special Guest, Lisa Hannigan

Happiness Is Being Together:  Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre with Special Guest, Lisa Hannigan.
 
Ballymaloe Grainstore is proud to present a one-off evening of music and song that brings together three of Ireland's finest musicians.  
 

An Evening of American Bluegrass

An Evening of American Bluegrass and Country  Starring Jeff Scroggins & Colorado and The Petersen Family Bluegrass Band. 
 
Travelling from Colorado and Missouri, two of America's most accomplished bluegrass acts roll up to Ballymaloe Grainstore.

"The Ultimate Foodie Fest" - Food & Wine Magazine

Food & Wine magazine describe The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Food & Wine festival as The Ultimate Foodie Fest in their May 2015 issue.  
 
An article packed with a tempting taste of what is to be expected this year. Food & Wine editor Miriam Atkins and Christine Muhlke, Executive Editor of Bon Appetit will be in discussion with Nicholas Lander to talk abou their industry in The Carrigaun Room at Ballymaloe House during the Litfest.  
 

Give Peas A Chance

Ballymaloe staff are delighted to support Myrtle Allen's grandson Cullys 'GivePeasAChance' initiative.
 
Cully & Sully know that for good food, you need great ingredients.  Fresh is best when it comes to food.  You can’t get fresher than growing your own.. and it’s easy, even at work.. in fact it’s EasyPEAsy!
 

Chocolate Roulade with Chantilly Cream

This coeliac friendly dessert is very rich but loved by all.
 
Preheat oven to 180C.
 
Line the tin with non stick baking paper.
 
Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar until a pale thick mousse forms.
 
Melt the Chocolate with the water.
 
Whisk the egg whites.
 
Fold the egg mousse into the melted chocolate in 3 stages. Then fold in the egg white.
 

Ballycotton

Ballycotton is a famous fishing village situated approximately 40km (25 miles) east of Cork City. The village is set on a rocky-ledge overlooking Ballycotton Bay. There is a busy fishing pier, working lighthouse and a world-famous lifeboat. As well as a shop & post office, pubs, restaurants, B&Bs and a hotel.

The family behind Ireland's Artisanal-food Renaissance

David Prior, ex-Chez Panisse, travel eater / writer wrote this article about Mrs Allen and Ballymaloe for the Wall Street Journal Magazine. 
 
In an extract he quotes Mrs Allen as saying “Serving guests simple Irish food made with our farm’s produce in my home seemed logical,” but David goes on to write.. but at the time it was radical. 
 
In an era when Irish cuisine was considered at best a synonym for bland and at worst an oxymoron, Allen’s kitchen smashed stereotypes.  
 

Drift - Works by Michael Mc Swiney

Artistic Alliance aims to align itself closely to artists in the production of exhibitions. We are principally associated with Irish-based artists but have actively sought to work with overseas painters and sculptors. Our exhibitions take place at a variety of locations around Ireland. Thse include Cork City, Dublin, Ballymaloe House and Farm (Shanagarry, Co Cork) and Mount Juliet Estate (Thmastown, Co Kilkenny).

As Spring Marches On

Emerging from the hibernation of January and the potential of the growing year ahead begins to germinate! The first demand is to feed the soil that gave us so much last year – the ‘heavy’ machinery was rolled in and made light work of spreading well-rotted manure over the entire garden and ploughed. 
 

A Cracking Easter Break at Ballymaloe House

Hopping mad special offers @ Ballymaloe House this Easter.

Including traditional Easter afternoon tea in the Ballymaloe conservatory, five course dinner, full Irish Breakfast every morning and Children’s Easter Egg hunt & activities.

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