Chef in Training

I was fortunate enough to visit Immie during her gruelling schedule at the Cookery School. The students had an early start and¬†worked all morning each in teams to produce different aspects of the lunch menu. Such an industrious kitchen and I was so envious of the fantastic organisation of equipment and ingredients. I was invited…

Cookery School

This exceptional cookery school is run by Darina, Rory and Rachel Allen assisted by an additional ¬†team of fantastic teachers and technicians. I was in awe when we dropped off Immie as everything is so aesthetically pleasing. The corridors and hallways are full of wild flower arrangements so creatively thrown together and baskets and dishes…

Ballymaloe House

After a chaotic week with preparations and endless birthday celebrations I am able to put pen to paper again as it were. Simply back to the keyboard! One of my favourite places is the spectacular Ballymaloe House in County Cork Ireland. I love everything about this place and Ireland itself. Having read about the very…