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Raspberry Fool

Liquidise and then sieve raw fruit.
Dissolve sugar in water.
boil for 1 minute and leave to cool.
It should set to a jelly.
Boil again, if it does not.
Mix to taste with fruit and add whipped cream and stiffly beaten egg white.

White Soda Bread

Preheat the oven to 250deg C

Sieve the dry ingredients. Make a well in the centre. Pour in all the milk at once. Using 1 hand, with your fingers stiff and outstretched like a claw, stir in a full circular movement from the centre to the outside of the bowl in ever increasing circles. The dough should be softish, not too wet and sticky. When it all comes together, turn it out onto a well-floured work surface. Wash and dry your hands.

Gay Byrne: Live On Stage

After a sell-out show in March, the legendary broadcaster returns to share extraordinary moments from his fifty-year career. In This two-hour master class in comedic storytelling, Gaybo divulges "the greatest show biz stories never told".

Gay is doing only two Cork shows - the other in Inchydoney, West Cork - so we are delighted and honoured to have him back in Ballymaloe Grainstore.

“exhilarating...superb...ingenious...a thoroughly enjoyable" - Irish Times

Tickets: €23

Frankenstein - Screening

This Halloween night at the Grainstore we are screening the sensational production of "Frankenstein" by the National Theatre of London

It's both trick and treat at Ballymaloe Grainstore on Halloween Night, Thursday 31 October.

The technological trick is presenting FRANKENSTEIN, which was recorded live on the stage of the National Theatre of London. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, who jointly won the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor, the 'monster hit' will be shown on a cinema size screen in the Grainstore at 8pm. Tickets are €10.

The Three Tenors

‘’fabulous, high-calibre, contemporary style - the entire audience was moved by their soulful performance’’ - Sunday Independent

Ballymaloe Grainstore proudly presents The Three Tenors, Ireland's hottest tenor trio, on Saturday 2 November at 8pm. Declan Kelly, Ray O’Hare and Dominic McGorian promise a thrilling concert packed with beautiful and uplifting favourites from Sinatra, Leonard Cohen, The Dubliners, Pavarotti, The Beatles and more.

Luka Bloom

“Luka Bloom's comfort in his own skin bears testament to a road well travelled...Magnificent.” –The Irish Times

Ballymaloe Grainstore is delighted to welcome back the master troubadour, Luka Bloom, on Saturday 9 November. Luka has enjoyed more than twenty years of world-wide success, powered by his electro-acoustic guitar playing and impassioned live performances of his original, poetic and melodic songs.

Colm O'Regan's Ireland's Got Mammies

“Well, when I saw he was doing a show I got a land. And him with a degree and everything.” - Colm's Mam

Celebrate Mother's Day by bringing your own mam to Colm O'Regan's hit stand-up comedy show, Ireland's Got Mammies, in which he brings the world of the Irish Mammy to life in a unique and dotey (and clean!) way.

The ethos of Ballymaloe in front of me

Runner Beans, Heritage Tomatoes, perfectly formed Cabbages are a few of the many delights we have in the Ballymaloe garden at the moment.

Everyday when I walk through the Garden I can see the ethos of Ballymaloe in front of me. Growing & serving the Best Vegetables to inspire us and create a menu full of our own seasonal produce.

Keeping up with the abundance of produce and doing it justice is a challenge in itself. What a fantastic way to cook

Gillian

Carrageen Moss Pudding

Carageen Moss is a seaweed which can be gathered off the south and west coasts of Ireland. It is rich in iodine and trace elements and is full of natural gelatine. Carageen means 'little rock' in Gaelic.

Irish Country House Auction

Loughlin Bowe are one of Ireland's leading antique and fine art auctioneers who specialize in Irish country house auctions. This auction will include the entire contents of the historic Wood House Estate, Stradbally, Co. Waterford which has been removed for convenience of sale to the Grainstore. Admission free - donations accepted to benefit Midleton Community Hospital.

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