Events

Bloom in the Park –  2016

Bloom in the Park – 2016

I’m not a gardener and as such, I’ve never really had an interest in attending Bloom. That was until recent reports that it’s now as much about the food as it is a gardening festival. I was intrigued. Securing a media pass helped my cause, […]

Bluebells & Buskers at Killinthomas Wood

Bluebells & Buskers at Killinthomas Wood

Over the May Bank Holiday, Ali and I headed to Killinthomas Wood, a 200 acre forest just outside of Rathangan. Killinthomas is one of our favourite places to spend an afternoon, there is approx. 10 km of walks that you can choose to follow and […]

Salamander Supper Club – Thai Night

Salamander Supper Club – Thai Night

“We’re running like a well oiled machine” After the success of the first Salamander Supper Club (Italian Night) it was an obvious decision to continue along a similar vain. We quizzed diners upon exiting for opinions on what our second night should be and there […]

Salamander Supper Club – Italian Night

Salamander Supper Club – Italian Night

“How bloody difficult can it be to cut pork??!” Last Saturday night was exciting and terrifying. I teamed up with Joe from Salamander Coffee House for the first “Salamander Supper Club.” Joe approached me with the idea a month previously and after some thinking and […]

Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine

Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine

On Saturday, after dropping some of our animals to their respective babysitters, Ali and I headed to Cork for the Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine. We were blessed with glorious weather and filled ourselves with great food (and wine for me) all day. […]