Tarte Tatin

Taste of West Cork, 9 September demonstration 2018 Rich Pie Pastry  250 g flour 150 g unsalted butter 5 g salt 25 g caster sugar 60 ml cold water 1 egg yoke Place 250 g flour on flat surface. Make … Continue reading →

Newsletter 2018

Island Cottage Celebrating 29 years in Business 1989-2018, living and working on Heir Island. Ballydehob exhibition of new paintings by John Desmond Opening Friday 15 June 2018, 7 to 9 pm. Taking place at the Ashling Gallery, Ballydehob. Paintings by … Continue reading →

Chocolate Mousse Demonstration

The demonstration took place in the gallery for the Taste of West Cork. Sunday 11 September 2016  Chocolate Mousse Recipe  Ingredients  125 g dark chocolate 125 g milk chocolate 50 g unsalted butter 5 eggs yolks 8 egg whites 50 … Continue reading →

Yoga September 2015

Ducky Punch has just completed her first September yoga weekend retreat here at Island Cottage. One of the participants from the US has written an article in his blog about his experience. His article can be found here: Pack Your Mat Ducky’s … Continue reading →

A Taste of West Cork September 2015

A great turnout on Heir Island today Sunday 6 September, for John’s brown bread demonstration. Over 50 people came on to Heir Island for it, most brought picnics and then went on to spend time on the island before taking … Continue reading →