Eala Bhan 8 Course Tasting Menu

Occasionally I get invited to things and I’m always very grateful when I am. Being invited to try the 8 course tasting menu at Eala Bhan Restaurant, was up there with one of the best food experiences I’ve ever had. Eala Bhan means white swan in Irish, very apt considering the restaurant is located overlooking […]

51 today!

It’s my birthday today! 51 although I feel like I’m 21. I’ve had a wonderful day and got some lovely pressies. Lucy and Laurence got me a voucher for afternoon tea in Cawley’s, Tubbercurry at Christmas so we used today. You will be hungry reading this. It was a wonderful afternoon! Teresa from Cawley’s is […]

Turf and Treats

I decided to start celebrating my birthday early and when I say early I mean ten days early. Although to be fair it’s been a year of celebrating. For me 50 is definitely the new 40. I’ve been much more grounded and comfortable. I think being 50 suits me. On Friday I headed to Rosses […]

An excellent day at Edergole

You’ll have to excuse this post if it’s a bit disjointed as I’m in a food coma as I write it. Lucy and me went on an Introduction to Vegan Cooking Course today at The Edergole Kitchen in Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Lucy is a vegetarian and has been for a few years, I eat mostly […]

A weekend of B’s

That’s B’s as in Ballina, Bayside and Boyle. Lucy was home for the weekend so we took a trip to Ballina just for the craic. Well no actually it was to visit Jack Fenn’s Courtyard Cafe at Belleek Castle in Ballina and to have a look around the shops. I really like Jack Fenn, it’s […]

Brunch at Belleek Castle, Ballina

This is a well overdue blog post but it’s worth the wait! Just after my birthday we went to Jack Fenn’s Cafe in the Courtyard of Belleek Castle, Ballina. I’ve been drooling over their Instagram feed since they opened so I had to go and test it for myself.