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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

  • Victoria Sponge with Strawberries & Cream

    Victoria Sponge Cake

    Opening that first punnet of locally grown Irish strawberries is the start of Summer for me. A classic Victoria Sponge is one of my favourite ways to use them.

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

    WARNING: This could be the most decadent cake you ever make! Definitely one for a special occasion or a rainy Bank Holiday Monday.

  • Flourless Chocolate Cake

    Flourless Chocolate Cake

    An abundance of eggs from our hens and a bit too much chocolate in the house make perfect partners for this light as air cake

  • Honey & Spice Cake

    Honey & Spice Cakes

    If you can get your hands on really good local honey, then this cake is the business! Moist & springy with subtle spice, it’s perfect with tea or coffee. Enjoy

  • Dunowen Rhubarb Cake

    Dunowen Rhubarb Cakes

    One of my favourite ingredients is in season & I can’t wait to cook with it…Rhubarb heralds longer days & better weather for me!!

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