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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

  • 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)!

  • Christmas Mince Pies

    Mince Pies - Shortcrust & Puff Pastry

    It’s the last day of November and things are starting to feel Christmassy! This week’s Cake Monday features Mince Pies, one with shortcrust and the other with puff pastry. Quite different, equally delicious!

  • Whiskey Matured Christmas Cake

    Christmas Cake Time

    A miserable wet Monday in November is the perfect time to get the Christmas Cakes baked and the house smelling delicious!

  • Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Rich yet light, velvety and smooth. Get the red velvet look without using any food colouring!

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