Slow Food East Cork

Slow Food East Cork holds many events throughout the year at Ballymaloe Cookery School.

Below are reports from our recent events.

See the Events page for details of our future events.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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