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Dunowen House News

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

Archive of: Food & Recipes

  • Berry Crunch Cake

    Berry Crunch Cake & Savoury Muffins

    Happy 1st February & St. Brigids Day everyone! I’m sure like me you’re glad to see the back of such a long January. To celebrate, I’m sharing two recipes today - one sweet & one savoury. Enjoy x

  • Whole Chicken Baked in Spice Crust

    Weekend Recipes: Curry Night

    If like us you are missing the joy of eating delicious meals cooked by someone else, you might be interested in spicing up your own home cooking with some new recipe ideas.

  • Lemon Drizzle Cake

    Lemon Drizzle Cake

    This is probably the most often baked cake here, so can’t believe it’s taken nearly a year to share it! Worth the wait, I hope.

  • Chocolate Coca Cola Cake

    Chocolate Coca Cola Cake

    It seems a weird combination but Coca Cola and buttermilk combine beautifully in this light chocolate cake!

  • Puffed Protein Energy Bars

    Puffed Protein Energy Bars

    If like us you’re trying to stay healthy and strong, these delicious healthy energy snacks are a guilt free treat. They are also Vegan in case you’ve signed up to #Veganuary

  • Mulled Fruit Pavlova

    Mulled Fruit Pavlova

    It’s the last Cake Monday for 2020, the shortest day and the longest year! These Mulled Fruit Pavlova are cheering me up and I think will feature on our Christmas Day dessert menu. Happy Christmas

  • Smoked Salmon, Blinis & Horseradish Mayonnaise

    Blinis, Mayonnaise & Prawn Cocktail

    Now that we’re officially within the 12 Days of Christmas, I thought I’d share my recipe for homemade buckwheat blinis - perfect canapes or starters

  • Christmas Crunch Cookies

    Christmas Crunch Cookies

    Cinnamon, ginger, crunchy and delicious…these little Christmas cookies would be perfect for Santa (or his helpers)!

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