Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music

Favourite coffee beans

Coffee roasted in a Ballymaloe outbuilding is my current favorite. The Golden Bean’s Bourbon varietal from El Salvador comes from Finca El Talapo. Fruity and nutty, rich with no bitterness, … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

French Food and Wine Festival

          Despite the blustery day, with high winds buffeting the marquees, dedicated foodies arrived at this event to sample some delicious food. Organiser Isabelle Sheridan of … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Breadmaking course in Dublin

Bread Making with #Fabrice Master Baker at The Butler’s Pantry Tuesday 14th May 2013  6.30pm at #Miele Gallery, 2024 Bianconi Avenue, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24 Tickets : €25 for 1 person and €40 for 2,tel … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dawn Chorus at Longueville

I like the sound of the dawn and sunset chorus walks at Longueville House on 18 and 19 May. Professional bird watching guide Michael Cobley will help to identify birds … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aldi Lemon cheesecake delicious

Fair dues to Aldi and their lemon cheesecake tasted recently. Nicely textured crumbly crumb and tart lemon topping works a treat. Made in Listowel, Co Kerry. Aldi’s Specially Selected Listowel … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ballymaloe pulls it off

It seemed like an overly-ambitious project to programme so many great speakers into such a short time frame, but the extensive Ballymaloe family and their vast band of helpers pulled … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jack is winner of Knorr competition

Congrats to nineteen year old Jack O’Keeffe, a second year student of the Bachelor of Business in Culinary Arts Degree in the Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tayto Park

On Sunday December 16th from 2pm, Craft of Christmas at Tayto Park will have chef Neven Maguire for a demonstration. 40 local producers of food and crafts will include apple … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Baking competition

Along with Darina Allen, Joe McNamee and Michelle Darmody, I’m a judge in a great Christmas baking competition being run by the Irish Examiner. There are four categories so there … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment