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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

  • Best Ever Apple Pie

    Ultimate Apple Pie

    Windfall Bramleys freshly picked from the orchard remind me how much I love this Apple Pie recipe.

  • Wholemeal Seeded Muffins

    Back to School Lunchbox Ideas

    Where has the Summer gone?! Here at Dunowen our youngest starts secondary this Friday and I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly. If you’re panicking about lunchboxes, here’s some ideas that might keep them interested and healthy

  • Mini Tiramisu Cakes

    Mini Tiramisu Cakes

    If you liked our Banoffee Cakes before then you’re going to love these Tiramisu inspired little cakes, ideal for individual portions and dinner parties.

  • 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?

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Food & Recipes

Ultimate Apple Pie
Ultimate Apple Pie

Windfall Bramleys freshly picked from the orchard remind me how much I love this Apple Pie recipe.

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