Terrine and other Elements

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in The Phoenix Blog | 0 comments

An Indian summers day with Lily Scorching hot sun sparkling on the wide river Reusse. Fire and water, a steamy, dreamy mix, floating gently by us in the shallows and flowing quickly, creating deceptivly dangerous whirlpools, in the deep centre. All this at the foot of my daughters back garden.  We are minding my grandaughter Lily, that is her dad, her great grandmother and I. White water The Reusse  Slipping upstairs, barefoot, I cool my feet on the stone tiles in the kitchen and wonder what to cook? There are...

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Westerly warmth & Healthy good cheer

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in The Phoenix Blog | 0 comments

The Dingle Peninsula Food Festival is looming! It always takes place on the first weekend in October, often managing to steal a smidgeon of the mellow warmth of September in its wake. This year with our Indian summer in full swing on Europe’s most Western spit of land, The Dingle Peninsula, the festival promises to be an exciting and vibrant celebration of the most delicious and innovative, Irish food products.  Events include a scrumptious food trail, the prestigious Irish taste awards, Dingle’s colourful...

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