A bar, restaurant and luxury B&B in the medieval port town of Youghal, Aherne's could be easily overlooked by passers-by but the welcome, the atmosphere and their seafood-rich menu will delight.
Cork has just over 1,000kms of wild Atlantic coastline. And the many varieties of seaweed that grows along our coast are now being recognised as a great resource for everything from food and natural fertiliser to medical and beauty products. You can forage for your own seaweed, learn about edible types and taste some of the bounty of the West Cork shoreline with Wild Atlantic Way tours, led by a lady who is passionate about seaweed, Zita Dennehy.
An authentic Italian cheese-making dairy in deepest West Cork – Toons Bridge head cheesemaker Franco Picciuolo uses local raw cow and sheep’s milk to produce a range of award winning cheeses.
This restaurant, in the charming West Cork village of Rosscarbery has built a fine reputation by using the very best of West Cork growers and producers to craft an ever-changing, seasonal menu.
This Elbow Lane Smokehouse Sauce is a celebrated recipe that comes straight from the kitchens of the award-winning restaurant and microbrewery, Elbow Lane Brew and Smokehouse, where it is made, served and enjoyed nightly.
Brennan & Co. Cook Shop have been baking cakes in Cork City centre since 1872. It’s still a family business and they run courses on baking and decorating cakes, for kids and adults, one-day to diploma level, on Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork – for all the details, visit the website.