Posts tagged Savoury
Macroom Oatmeal

I use Macroom Oatmeal, it is made in Walton Mills which is Ireland’s last surviving stone mill.  It is wonderful on its own with a pinch of salt or with some fruit and honey.  Use whatever fruit is good, ripe and in season, homemade jam in the winter is perfect.

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Beetroot & Seaweed Hummus

“Hummus wasn’t something we ever ate when I was growing up in Currabinny, but we grew beetroot in the garden which was scrubbed hard and then boiled, allowed to cool and then either pickled in spicy vinegar or sliced into a salad. Adding it to hummus with tiny flakes of salty dillisk and with the background heat of horseradish makes for an earthy, sweet, salty and decidedly Irish twist to this middle eastern delicacy.” – William.

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Ruby Chard Korma

My mother has always kept a small patch of land to the back of our house in Currabinny for the largely unsuccessful cultivation of various types of vegetables, fruit trees and berries. The salty Gail force winds which frequently howl in from Cork harbor, coupled with the relentless gnarled and twisted overgrowth of an encroaching forest provided this unfortunate patch of land with some serious challenges. 

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