Monthly Archives: August 2014

  • 30th August 2014 Nothing to do with a certain fruit - iFest in Boston

    For the first time, Birgitta will represent the Burren Smokehouse at the iFest in Boston. It will take place from 26 to 28 September. The motto of the festival is see, hear, taste, experience the Best of Ireland. It showcases everything that Ireland is famous for - music and dance, Irish kinds... Read more
  • 28th August 2014 Get the Wild Atlantic Way

    We have already told you about the latest strike of genius in Irish tourism - the Wild Atlantic Way which goes from County Donegal in the northwest of the Emerald Isle to County Cork in the southwest. Now there is a digital support in the shape of a brilliant app. The app provides full maps, a... Read more
  • 22nd August 2014 Great Taste Awards 2014 - result!

    This year's results are out, and again like in previous years, our different kinds of Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon have netted quite a few medals! As you can see, our Classic Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon (cold smoked) won a 2 Goldstar Medal! This is the secrect (meaning private) co... Read more
  • 4th August 2014 Cooking for Kings, Queens and Charity

    Have you ever heard of an extraordinary club or, as they put it on their website, "the world’s most exclusive gastronomic society" called "Club des Chefs des Chefs"? The club consists of about 20 personal chefs of queens, kings and their non-aristocratic policital counterparts who meet once a ... Read more
  • 1st August 2014 Tropical Burren Salmon starter

    The long title for this recipe featured in Yes Chef Ireland Magazine (issue 3) reads "Burren Smokehouse Honey, Lemon & Dill Hot Smoked Salmon with Mango, Lime & Chilli dressing & Cucumber & Asparagus" - quite a mouthful, not unlike this exotic recipe where tropical meet nordic fla... Read more
  • 1st August 2014 The Great Game Fairs of Ireland

    There are two very successful Game Fairs which take place at Shanes Castle near Belfast, and at Birr Castle in County Offaly. Having already been at the one at Shanes Castle at the end of June, the Burren Smokehouse will be having a stall at the one in Birr which will take place on 23 and 24 Augu... Read more

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