Monthly Archives: November 2010

  • 20th November 2010 Slow Food Ireland

    What is Slow Food? Up at the top of a Tuscan valley, there are only two eighty-year old men remaining who know how to make the local sausage, a delicacy based upon a similarly endangered breed of a hardy little red cow... This and similar scenarios led t... Read more
  • 20th November 2010 Trout Armada

    We owe this recipe to Goatsbridge Trout Farm. Because we use smoked trout, we slightly changed the original recipe. Choose your own selection of vegetables (like broccoli) to accompany the dish, and serve with potatoes, rice or even couscous. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1.5 cups of almond flakes ... Read more
  • 19th November 2010 What is Organic Salmon?

    On several visits of organic salmon farms in Clare Island and in the south-west of Ireland, we have gathered a lot of information on how salmon is raised in an organic way that we want to share with you here. It was an invaluable first-hand experience to go out there ourselves and be able t... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Smoked Salmon Pie

    This pie makes a great alternative to traditional pies! Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 cups French bread crumbs 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup grated Swiss cheese 1 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped 1 medium onion 3 tbsp. butter 1 3/4 cup cream cheese, whipped 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, g... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Christmas Smoked Salmon with Egg

    This is a quick starter to serve before your Christmas dinner. It is tasty, takes only a few minutes and will impress your guests! Ingredients: (Serves 4) 12 Eggs (try quail eggs for the taste) 2 tsp hot horseradish or 4 tsp horseradish sauce 200 ml crème fraîche 8 slices toast 8 slices (20... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Rachel Allen's Drop Scones

    Darina Allen showed us this recipe at the Burren Slow Food Festival last May in Lisdoonvarna, and as it is so versatile, we just have to pass it on to you. The basic recipe is always the same – just add sugar if you want to have sweet toppings. And as for the toppings, there is no limit to yo... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Pizza with Smoked Salmon

    We owe this recipe to Helen Thompson from the USA, who was kind enough to share it with us!   Ingredients: (serves 1 pizza, 4 servings) Easy Pizza Dough: 1 cup of warm water 3.5 cups of all purpose flour 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 teaspoons of honey 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Seafood Chowder with Seaweed

    Ingredients: (serves 4) 1kg mixed vegetables such as onion, leek, carrot, diced potatoes 25g butter 570ml water 7g dillisk* 7g Irish Moss (carragheen)** 570ml milk 450g of white fish/smoked fish fillets such as cod or pollock, skinned and boned 225g shellfish such as mussels or prawns 11... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Egg and Smoked Salmon Salad

    Ingredients: (serves 4) 6 eggs 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 red onion, chopped 2.5 oz / 70 g diced Organic smoked salmon 1/2 cup / 120 ml mayonnaise 2 tblsp / 6 g chopped fresh dill salt and pepper to taste Method Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boi... Read more
  • 17th November 2010 Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Pasta in Lemon Pistachio Vinaigrette

    Ingredients: (serves 4) 350g/12oz package farfalle (butterfly) or other short pasta 1/2 tablespoon salt 6-8 cups water 1 bunch slender green asparagus, washed Lemon pistachio vinaigrette: 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup pistachio nut, unshelled 100g /... Read more

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