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  • 26th August 2015 Pizza - from Greece to Lisdoonvarna

    Pizza has been a favourite with a lot of people all over the Western world, and contrary to what most people think - it did not originate in Italy! It is actually a very old kind food that was invented in Greece, and fine tuned in Italy. There is an interesting blog post on the Good Food Irela... Read more
  • 24th August 2015 Burren Smoked Irish Salmon in Milwaukee

    You may have heard of the biggest Irish Festival in the world, which just took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was a very busy weekend with an amazing 125,000 visiting the festival which displays everything that is Irish or has Irish connections. Duncan and Richard Blair of Blairs Inn near B... Read more
  • 22nd August 2015 How to smoke fish in a wok

    Birgitta was requested by Fáilte Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way to impart with her suggestion as to how to smoke fish at home. Follow this link to find out how she would be smoking at home - with a wok! You don't need a huge kiln to make good smoked fish. Instead of a wok, you could also ta... Read more
  • 19th August 2015 Birgitta among the most influential women in Ireland's food world!

    In their August 2015 issue, the magazine The Taste has been looking at the food industry in Ireland, how it has changed over the last few years and how it stands now. They interviewed and portrayed some of Ireland’s most influential women to get their views on food in Ireland. And Birgitta He... Read more
  • 29th July 2015 Shortlisted for Irish Quality Food Awards 2015!

    More good news on the Awards front: after receiving the EDEN Awards in the Tourism & Local Gastronomy category as a member of the Burren Food Trail last week, we received news that two of our products are shortlisted for the Irish Quality Food Awards 2015. The two shortlisted products are ... Read more
  • 28th July 2015 Clare is the new Garden of EDEN!

    The Burren Food Trail was honoured as the Irish winner of the 2015 EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) Award for developing a tourism offering based on their local gastronomy that balances sustaining the local environment with the promotion of viable tourism. The EDEN award was official... Read more
  • 7th July 2015 Presidential Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon

    Michael D Higgins, President of the Republic of Ireland, has not only the opportunity to regularly eat our Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon in his residence, the Áras an Uachtaráin, but also when travelling abroad. Our Burren Smoked Irish Salmon was served on the evening of the 15th June 201... Read more
  • 7th July 2015 Huffington Post brings tastes of Ireland to Canada

    We had the pleasure of receiving a Canadian journalist a few months back. Lisa Jackson visited the Burren Smokehouse and some other food and drink businesses across Ireland. She also visited the Roadside Tavern next door, where she not only sampled the brews of the Burren Brewery, but also... Read more
  • 18th June 2015 5 ways to heighten your Smoked Salmon Experience

    What would be the most important accessory, if you want to call it that, to choose for a meal with smoked salmon? The bread that goes with it? What about the beverages, for example wine, that are being served with the dish? Yes, they are very important, so we want to explore a bit which wine goes... Read more
  • 8th June 2015 Prince Charles gets a taste of the Burren

    On 19th May 2015, a historical visit took place which started in the Burren! His Royal Highness Prince Charles and his wife Camilla flew into Shannon airport to start their visit of the west coast of Ireland. As Prince Charles is very interested in conservation and organically grown foods, Bur... Read more

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