A little of this, a little of that

We’ve cooked some delicious food over the last few days.  From pasta, to honeycomb, from egg mayonnaise to lemon soufflé.  That’s what makes this course so different and why it’s so easy to come in every day.

Honeycomb ice cream

Honeycomb ice cream

We were working on buffet food today, who knew boiling an egg was so complicated??

Old Fashioned Egg Mayonnaise

Old Fashioned Egg Mayonnaise

The Watercress was a really good base, and showed off the wonderful colours.

Pea and Coriander Soup

Pea and Coriander Soup

I got the seasoning right first time today with the soup, I sometimes struggle to do this but I think my palate is improving.

Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

Before demo we all walked down to the smoke-house when Bill Casey smokes Irish Organic Salmon.

The Smoking Man!

The Smoking Man!

The place was so clean, and all white, so the fish being salted really stood out.

Organic Salmon with Salt

Organic Salmon with Salt

He has been making Smoked Salmon for over 30 years, and I can imagine, although the work is arduous, especially at his bust times, that standing there, removing pin bones, while looking out over the fields is not always too much of a chore.

More helleborus

More helleborus

 

 

 

 

 

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