Tannery Scoops at Food and Wine Awards

August 26, 2009

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Happy Smiley Faces from both of us after winning Best Munster Restaurant and Best Munster Chef and this year’s Food and Wine awards on Sunday last.  Had fab day out, great oul crack – just home since last night!


King Richard

August 18, 2009
Mr CI love you Richard!!!
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Memories are made of this.  What a night!!  Richard flew his head chef from Lindsay House in for the preparation of the feast (prep took two whole days).  Then Richard himself arrived like a maelstrom.  He was the boss and we were the boys.  Oysters with a sublime Vietamenese dressing, creamy cauliflower soup with Helvick shrimp and almonds, lamb’s sweetbreads, kidneys and liver served with buttermilk shoulder of lamb – simple food said Richard – by God, there was nothing simple about it.  A quivering elderflower jelly with summer berries to follow and the rest of the memories remain precious to the lucky few.  Thank you Richard!


Taste the Sunshine

August 5, 2009

Our next all day course is up on August 22nd, Taste the Sunshine, Recipes to make the summer last longer

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Chef’s Table Menu

August 5, 2009

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The Chef’s Table Menu has really taken off in the cookery school.  Tonight there is a 40th Birthday Party having it, last Sunday we had a lovely family Christening.  Took a few pics tonight before kick-off of the dining room set up.  It looked really great and by the sounds of things below, the party is off to a great start!!


Teenage Cooking Camp

August 5, 2009

teenagecook 001The teenage cooking camp at the beginning of July was a great success and Paul was most impressed at the young chefs talent.  The weather was kind, amazingly enough and we had lunch outside most days!

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Slow Food Italy visits The Tannery

August 5, 2009

slowfooditalyWe have had a very busy July here and so have not been so great at updating the blog.  Here’s a lovely pic of a group from Slow Food University of Gastronomy in Italy during thie recent study tour to Ireland hanging out with Paul in downtown Dungarvan!