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

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  • Bakewell Tart

    Bakewell Tart

    Thanks to everyone who contacted me looking for this recipe for our Bakewell Tart. Hope you enjoy!

  • Chocolate Chip & Coconut Cookies

    Cookie Heaven

    Two recipes for “Grown Up” Cookies to enjoy when the kids go back to school!

  • Traybake selection

    Traybake Thursday!

    A selection of our favourite tray bakes, ideal for picnics, lunch boxes or just a tasty treat with a cup of tea!

  • Raspberry Frangipane Tart

    Raspberry Frangipane Tart

    Summer fruit tarts with fresh cream are so delicious - this Frangipane Tart can be adapted using berries, plums, apricots…whatever is in season.

  • Limoncello Ricotta Cake

    Limoncello Ricotta Cake

    Warmer weather & the best of local strawberries, calls for something light, summery and delicious. Served with a dollop of Greek yoghurt and a dusting of icing sugar, this cake is perfect for sunny afternoon teas.

  • Traditional Shortbread and afternoon tea

    Traditional Shortbread

    Melt in the mouth with a gorgeous buttery finish….our traditional shortbread is THE recipe if you want to master this classic!

  • Lemon and Chocolate Tart

    Chocolate & Lemon Tart

    Decadent, luscious, delicious…the ultimate Lemon Tart! Our tart features a chocolate shortcrust pastry, a layer of melted rich chocolate and a topping of tangy lemon custard.

Food & Recipes

Chutneys & Pickles
Chutneys & Pickles

If you have a great harvest of apples, here are my favourite ideas for pantry stocking

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Dunowen House Insiders Guide Summer 2021
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If you’re thinking about a trip to Clonakilty or the greater West Cork area this Summer, now’s a good time to start…