Its been an exciting start to the year! .
Lesser Spotted Ulster episode ,Where I cooked Cruibeens ,Herrings and Potato bread on the hearth for Joe Mahon was Screened on Tuesday night 17th January.This was a great experience for me and good craic on the day ,I met a lot of very interesting people who really appreciate the Rich food Heritage and Culture that Ireland has to offer ,This was a wonderful opportunity to recreate the way of life, of times gone by and one in which to celebrate our Heritage and culture. Thanks to Joe ,Vinny and all the crew at Lesser Spotted Ulster,Marie Quinn and the team at the heritage society .
For anybody who missed the clip you can watch it here on UTV player.The Clip is approx 40mins on into the show.
Congratulations to Leona and Richard Kane for being the new Economusee Artisan Producers For N Ireland,For their Home Grown and cold pressed Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil.This is an Internationlly recognised award for Artisan Products ,and well deserved .
This will be a great boost for Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil and also another attraction for Limavady and the surrounding area,Especially in the run up to the City Of Culture 2013.
They will be working with the Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust, once their workshop is fully developed – which is the heart of the ÉCONOMUSEE. It will offer visitors a unique opportunity to discover the history and methods of growing,
harvesting, pressing and bottling their oil.
Northern Europe Project sees the combination of culture, craft and tourism as
local craftspeople open their doors to visitors to watch them at work and learn
about the heritage and traditions of their skills. Norway, Greenland, Iceland,
The Faroe Islands, Sweden, Ireland and Northern Ireland are all partners
involved in the initiative, which was developed in Quebec, Canada The project is funded through the Northern
Periphery Programme and the Northern Ireland Tourism Board.
Check them out here
This is set to be an exciting year with futher developments to the project each week ,I am working with Guildhall Press On some really exciting work at the minute ,check them out below.
The North West Regional Colleges Restaurant “The Flying Clipper” website, is now up and running .Check it out here
I have also uncovered some facinating Food Heritage recently in which I’ll be sharing with you soon .Watch this space!