Tag: Rory O’Connell

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 12

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 12

Ballymaloe Cookery School. It’s all over. Twelve weeks gone, in the blink of an eye. Week 12 at Ballymaloe began with my final morning cooking in the kitchen. I felt a little sad walking over from my room in the Coach House knowing it would […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 10 & 11

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 10 & 11

“Food is the new rock and roll!” – Darina Allen It’s getting down to business now. Just one week left, most of which will be taken up by exams. It’s hard to believe that time has vanished so quickly and the sheer amount I’ve learnt […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 9

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 9

“The biggest scam of the 21st Century – Low Fat” – Darina Allen Week 9 was an exciting week at Ballymaloe Cookery School: we had a wonderful Canapes demo from Rory and Darina (my mouth didn’t stop watering!) and our School Tour on Thursday, a […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 8

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 8

“Are you fed up of wild garlic yet?…..you will be….” – Emer After a relaxing weekend exploring Cork with Ali and my Mam, Week 8 began well for me in the kitchen. On Monday I was assigned dishes from Rachel’s Friday demo to prepare. My […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School Week 7

Ballymaloe Cookery School Week 7

“Don’t use boards……you can’t put them in the dishwasher…..” – Blathnaid Bergin It was such a good feeling walking back into the Cookery School on Monday morning, Mid-Term exams behind us and a weight off our shoulders – for the moment at least. I got […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 6

Ballymaloe Cookery School – Week 6

“We’re not going to let you make a total mess of what you’re doing, we’ll leave that to the final exam” – Rachel Allen The halfway point. Week 6 at Ballymaloe has just finished, bringing with it our first round of exams. A herb and salad […]

Ballymaloe Cookery School Week 2

Ballymaloe Cookery School Week 2

“Don’t you dare use low fat milk or leave out the cream or I’ll appear to you” – Darina Allen I can’t believe I have two weeks completed. They have flown past but it also seems so long ago since we had our first supper together […]