Monthly Archives: June 2012

  • 30th June 2012 Video from Burren Slow Food Festival

      Here is the link to a great video from this year's Burren Slow Food Festival in Lisdoonvarna. It features Aidan McGrath from the Wild Honey Inn, Frank Fleming from "Responsible Irish Fish Label", Irish TV-chef and cookbook author Donal Skehan (photo), Birgitta Hedin Curtin from t... Read more
  • 29th June 2012 Burren Smokehouse Fish Cakes

    This recipe from The Daily Spud is an homage to potatoes and Burren Smoked Irish Salmon both of which blogger Aoife Cox loves. She has been writing "The Daily Spud" since October 2008 - a blog that won the award for best food/drink blog at the Irish Blog Awards in 2009 and 2011. She also does som... Read more
  • 28th June 2012 Birgitta's Organic focus

      Over the course of the last 12 months or so Birgitta and Junior Minister at the Department of Agriculture, Shane McEntee met on various occasions in their official capacities. During those meetings, the Junior Minister got to appreciate Birgitta's passion and knowledge for all foods... Read more
  • 25th June 2012 We are part of the Volvo Ocean Race in Galway

    Galway is the final port of the most exciting and excruciating race around the world. In 2009, we had an amazing time there, and this year we are having a stall in the Food Pavilion under the umbrella of Bord Bía and Tourism Ireland where you can taste and buy packs of our salmon and other food p... Read more
  • 20th June 2012 Seaweed Foraging - an eye-opener

    By Karin Funke   When Birgitta asked me to go on the seaweed foraging walk that was organised as one of the many events of the Burren Slow Food Festival (May 2012), I was delighted as I had discovered the benefits and secret life of seaweed a few years ago. That was around the time... Read more
  • 14th June 2012 Catherine Cleary's tale of the Food of the West

    Catherine Cleary from the Irish Times attended the Burren Slow Food Festival here in Lisdoonvarna last month and had a lot to write about. In her article in the Irish Times (9 June 2012), she is raving about the Wild Honey Inn and Aidan McGrath's food (the menu features of course our Burren Smoke... Read more

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