The Picture Blog

Here are a few snaps to give a flavour of the last few weeks….

Glass house tour in the first week.
Glass house tour and planting session in the first week
'Listen to your food', we are told. Tapping the bread for the hollow sound and it is ready to be eaten.
‘Listen to your food’, we are told. Tapping the bread for the hollow sound and it is ready to be eaten.
'Rainbow salad' with kale, puy lentils, red cabbage, pumpkin
‘Rainbow salad’ with kale, puy lentils, red cabbage, pumpkin
Mendiants - delicious nibble with a cup of coffee and so easy to make. Melted chocolate with a topping of your choice- roasted hazelnuts, praline, candied peel, sea salt, raisins, dried cranberries etc.
Mendiants – delicious nibble with a cup of coffee and so easy to make. Melted chocolate with a topping of your choice- roasted hazelnuts, praline, candied peel, sea salt, raisins, dried cranberries etc.
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When life gives you lemons. First attempt at Lemon Meringue Pie. Oh Yeah!
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Homemade chocolate eclairs – need I say anymore
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Learning all about our gut health in the fermentation lecture. Did you know we know we are the only animal in the world who cooks and we have been doing so for 120,000 years. But we were fermenting long before that.
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Lemongrass and Coconut Cake decorated with some edible roses.
Courgette blossom wedding bouquet?!
Courgette blossom wedding bouquet?!
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Autumn is here in the Ballymaloe Gardens.
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Loved cooking with this rainbow chard. Made a gratin of gruyere and chard
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My man Jeff enjoying an espresso martini at the Dingle Food Festival.
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Multitude of pics as we prepped for our herb technique exam
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Summer Berry Pudding.
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Rachel in action and that veg is Romanesco, a cousin of broccoli.
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Cows get 5 star accommodation – check out their view of Ballycotton Lighthouse
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Pizzas I helped make on some work experience at ‘Saturday Pizza’ at the Garden Cafe in Ballymaloe.
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Wish I celebrated my birthday here! Darina presenting a cake to fellow student on their birthday.
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730am garden salad duty – going to collect some herbs and salad in glass house.
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Romanesco !

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