Monthly Archives: September 2012

  • 29th September 2012 Boxty Potato Pancakes

    We owe this recipe to Cork-born Rachel Gaffney, who flies the flag for Irish food in Texas. Watch the video and learn how to make boxty potato pancakes Ingredients: 4 medium sized potatoes, peeled and grated 1/2 cup all purpose flour 2/3 cup milk salt and pepper 1 tblsp butter 5oz B... Read more
  • 26th September 2012 Entering the French Market...

    In September 2011, a food scout from France sent us an inconspicuous email starting with the words "Why not export to France?". A few days later we met him in our visitor centre and had him easily convinced of the quality of our salmon. A year later, we are about to start working with BIOCOOP, a ... Read more
  • 23rd September 2012 Ploughing our way to Wexford

    The Burren Smokehouse will be present - for the first time ever - at the National Ploughing Championships in New Ross, Co. Wexford from 25th to 27th September 2012. It is a communal stand under the Good Food Ireland umbrella. There will be a grand opening on Tuesday and cookery demos throughou... Read more
  • 20th September 2012 We are part of the French Guide des Gourmands

    We are just being notified that we are mentioned in the French "Guide des Gourmands" which is a gourmet's directory to the addresses and characterstics of good food producers in France and Europe. From bakeries to wineries to smokeries and everything between - the list of products is as long a... Read more
  • 13th September 2012 A National Organic Award for Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon

    It is National Organic Week in Ireland, with many places like our own offering tastings of organic food. It is also the week, when Bord Bía is holding their annual National Organic awards ceremony. Today the winner in the different organic categories was announced, and we are very happy to ann... Read more
  • 11th September 2012 Swedish journalists report home

    Birgitta received ten leading journalists and an acclaimed cookbook writer from Sweden at the end of August who enjoyed a gastronomy-themed visit to Co Clare, being invited by Tourism Ireland and Bord Bia, the Irish Food Marketing Board. Representing various online and print publications with ... Read more
  • 6th September 2012 Recognised by our Italian visitors

    Earlier this summer, we had two journalists from Italy visiting the Burren Smokehouse taking photographs and chatting to Birgitta. A few weeks later, an Italian family arrived at our visitor centre, with a copy of IRLANDA Bell'Europa in their hands. They instantly recognised Birgitta from the fun... Read more

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