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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

  • Apple & Custard Muffins

    Apple & Custard Muffins

    A new twist on the traditional favourite of apple pie & custard. This combines them in one delicious muffin size bite!

  • 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!

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