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Sourdough bread is good for bruschetta. It uses wild yeasts that ferment the dough and give it that characteristic tang. I can highly recommend the sourdough made by Declan Ryan of Arbutus Bread. Declan was head chef of the Arbutus Lodge Hotel for many years. He received Ireland's first Michelin star in 1974. In 1999 though, he gave it up to start Arbutus Bread and now makes some of the best bread in the country. Declan learnt sourdough techniques from the very best artisan bakers in San Francisco and France. As well as the sourdoughs, he makes soda breads and buttery, flaky croissants.

If you're going to be doing much stir-frying, I would urge you to buy a wok. They really are so versatile. You can buy very cheap but still really useful woks at almost any Asian food shop. They are light and beautiful and will soon be a much-loved addition to your kitchen. You needn't buy a non-stick wok, as over time a wok will develop its own non-stick coating. To do this, the wok must first be "seasoned," by rubbing it all over with a little sunflower oil before using. After that, it's important never to wash your wok with washing-up liquid, only with water and some elbow grease. The wok will quickly develop a coating that works just as well as any non-stick wok.

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Brambles, Dublin

Brambles is a 100% Irish Family owned company, starting form humble beginnings in Sleepy Dundrum it has echoed the villages growth to one of the elite destinations in one of Europe’s most fashionable cities. Brambles have deservedly earned its reputation as one of the countries leading retail cafés and catering companies through its Organic Ingredients, Fair Trade Coffee and Home Cooked Food Production, not to mention the feel good factor enjoyed by every customer who enjoys pure ...

Reviews for Brambles

Pleasant, comfortable and enjoyable

reviewed by: mcginncfon Brambles 21 February 2012

Enjoyed a lovely evening here with my wife on Sunday evening about 5:30pm. It was not overcrowded and the furnishings, layout and smartness of the place is very warming and comfortable. We had just the two main courses and a dessert ... Read more...

mcginncf would recommend.mcginncf would use again.

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Lovely

reviewed by: stellabeon Brambles 30 June 2011

This is a lovely family place in Terenure with a lovely open plan seated area. the food which is typically irish think fish and roasts is delicious and the atmosphere in here is always buzzing especially on a sunday afternoon... if ... Read more...

stellabe would not recommend.stellabe would not use again.

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reviewed by: abroaderson Brambles 31 May 2010

Tasted the rubarb crumble at taste of dublin, gorgeous taste, lovely array of cakes on display Read more...

abroaders would recommend.abroaders would not use again.

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Sourdough bread is good for bruschetta. It uses wild yeasts that ferment the dough and give it that characteristic tang. I can highly recommend the sourdough made by Declan Ryan of Arbutus Bread. Declan was head chef of the Arbutus Lodge Hotel for many years. He received Ireland's first Michelin star in 1974. In 1999 though, he gave it up to start Arbutus Bread and now makes some of the best bread in the country. Declan learnt sourdough techniques from the very best artisan bakers in San Francisco and France. As well as the sourdoughs, he makes soda breads and buttery, flaky croissants.

If you're going to be doing much stir-frying, I would urge you to buy a wok. They really are so versatile. You can buy very cheap but still really useful woks at almost any Asian food shop. They are light and beautiful and will soon be a much-loved addition to your kitchen. You needn't buy a non-stick wok, as over time a wok will develop its own non-stick coating. To do this, the wok must first be "seasoned," by rubbing it all over with a little sunflower oil before using. After that, it's important never to wash your wok with washing-up liquid, only with water and some elbow grease. The wok will quickly develop a coating that works just as well as any non-stick wok.

Food & Drink - Independent.ie

Food & Drink

Sourdough bread is good for bruschetta. It uses wild yeasts that ferment the dough and give it that characteristic tang. I can highly recommend the sourdough made by Declan Ryan of Arbutus Bread. Declan was head chef of the Arbutus Lodge Hotel for many years. He received Ireland's first Michelin star in 1974. In 1999 though, he gave it up to start Arbutus Bread and now makes some of the best bread in the country. Declan learnt sourdough techniques from the very best artisan bakers in San Francisco and France. As well as the sourdoughs, he makes soda breads and buttery, flaky croissants.

If you're going to be doing much stir-frying, I would urge you to buy a wok. They really are so versatile. You can buy very cheap but still really useful woks at almost any Asian food shop. They are light and beautiful and will soon be a much-loved addition to your kitchen. You needn't buy a non-stick wok, as over time a wok will develop its own non-stick coating. To do this, the wok must first be "seasoned," by rubbing it all over with a little sunflower oil before using. After that, it's important never to wash your wok with washing-up liquid, only with water and some elbow grease. The wok will quickly develop a coating that works just as well as any non-stick wok.