Ballymaloe – Week 4: The Flop

This week was a mixed bag. It started well, with some small victories in kitchen 3, including my newly developed impeccable standards of hygiene. The thing I was most worried about coming here was keeping on top of the cleaning. When I cook at home, I take pleasure in using every single implement in the house (once) … [Read more…]

A Taste of West Cork

Big news here in my camp! I’m holed up in foodie paradise, and will be until Christmas, but more on that tomorrow… First of all… West Cork! My parents and I took off to Durrus for a few days to suss out the ‘Taste of West Cork’ festival. This part of Ireland is full of amazing food all … [Read more…]

Banana and almond milk porridge

Porridge always strikes me as a winter dish, but if you add fresh berries to it, it becomes a summer favourite! The addition of banana when cooking also adds a nice sweetness as does the light almond milk (check the link here to make your own). Feel free to replace the almond milk with regular milk … [Read more…]