Food to Nourish Your Gut

Food to Nourish Your Gut

On Tuesday 3rd September 2019 Darina and Penny Allen welcomed us to a packed demo theatre at Ballymaloe Cookery School. The talk on Food to Nourish Our Guts was part of the Feast East Cork, Food and Drink Festival. The Bubble Shed/Fermentation Shed was established at...
Barrel Making

Barrel Making

On Thursday 14 March, Slow Food East Cork hosted Ger Buckley, of Midleton Distillery, who is a fifth generation cooper whose family have been making barrels for over 200 years Ger demonstrated his craft using ancient tools he still uses today. Below is a brief report...
Why Grow Your Own Herbs?

Why Grow Your Own Herbs?

On Thursday 7 March, Slow Food East Cork hosted Maya Thomas, Herbologist, Dip Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh who spoke about growing your own herbs. Here is a report of that event. Coming from a mixed Sri-Lankan-Anglo background, it was Maya’s mother who instilled...
Fermentation

Fermentation

On Tuesday 22 January, Slow Food East Cork hosted Dearbhla Reynolds who spoke about her passion for fermentation. Here is a report on that event. Adding a daily dose of fermented foods to your diet can have an extraordinary beneficial effect on your health. Dearbhla...