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A journal about life at Dunowen House, West Cork. Exploring, entertaining, cooking, eating, making the most of this idyllic life.

Archive of: Food & Recipes

  • Zesty Lemon Bundt Cake

    Zesty Lemon Bundt Cake

    The sun has vanished for a while but this zesty lemon cake feels like Summer in Sorrento!

  • Funfetti Cake

    Party Cake & Treats

    Our baby turned 13 and CakeMonday featured some very special requests. These treat are perfect for celebrations and treats, no matter what your age!

  • Chocolate Courgette Bundt Cake

    Chocolate Courgette Cake

    There’s a glut of courgettes in the garden - if I served them again as dinner there was going to be mutiny. This cake is the most amazing way to those extras you don’t know what to do with!

  • Gooseberry and Ginger Baked Cheesecake

    Gooseberry and Ginger Baked Cheesecake

    I love a really good Baked Cheesecake and this combination of tart gooseberries, homemade gooseberry jam and the hint of ginger is a delicious combination perfect for a Summer dessert!

  • Ultimate Carrot Cake

    Ultimate Carrot Cake

    The sweet local carrots are just coming into season and who doesn’t love a good Carrot Cake?

  • Apricot, Lavender and Honey Tart

    Apricot, Lavender and Honey Tart

    This fragrant tart is Summer on a plate. You could almost believe you are sitting on a sun drenched terrace in the South of France!

  • Blueberry Crumble Cake

    Blueberry Crumble Cake

    This cake is DIVINE! So quick & easy to make - you only need a bowl, a wooden spoon and a tin. I think this might be the best Blueberry Cake I’ve made!

  • Picnic Treats

    Picnic Treats

    Summer is finally here and we are eating a lot more outdoors and on the go. Check out this recipe for crumbly Oaty Strawberry and White Chocolate Squares and the family favourite, Magic Slices

  • Black Forest Cake

    Black Forest Cake

    Finding a jar of Sour Cherries in syrup while in my local Lidl, was the inspiration to finally get around to making this retro classic….

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Food & Recipes

Zesty Lemon Bundt Cake
Zesty Lemon Bundt...

The sun has vanished for a while but this zesty lemon cake feels like Summer in Sorrento!

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