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Here at the Ballymaloe Cookery School, we offer a wonderful variety of different short and long courses for people to learn so many different cooking techniques and recipes. 
Yet, I think lots of home cooks will be especially intrigued by a slightly different kind of course the school is teaching at the end of this month. The course is Menu Planning Made Easy: A Week's Worth of Menus. The two-and-a-half days will cover all aspects of menu planning for the week, stocking a store cupboard, organising your shopping and time in the kitchen, as well as delicious ways to use up leftovers. As well 
as lots of great recipes, you'll come away 
with all sorts of tips and techniques for making the most of your time and budget. 
See www.cookingisfun.ie for details!

Mascarpone is not a food to eat every day: it's what's known as a triple cream cheese! It is made from thick cream, with - usually - the addition of citric acid. The flavour is rich, of course, but it is nicely offset by that acidity. I love mascarpone's gorgeous, thick, spreadable texture. It's so good served with fresh fruit, as in the quick fruit brulee recipe, above left, or with nuts and some honey. I'll also stir mascarpone into a risotto at the end of cooking, for some added richness. As a cream cheese, it can be 
used as the cheese part of a cheesecake - the result is a full-flavoured cake that is divinely decadent. Mascarpone is, along with lady-finger biscuits, coffee and cocoa, an essential component of the classic Italian dessert, tiramisu. You can buy mascarpone in cheese shops and even in most large supermarkets.

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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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Food & Drink - Independent.ie

Food & Drink

Here at the Ballymaloe Cookery School, we offer a wonderful variety of different short and long courses for people to learn so many different cooking techniques and recipes. 
Yet, I think lots of home cooks will be especially intrigued by a slightly different kind of course the school is teaching at the end of this month. The course is Menu Planning Made Easy: A Week's Worth of Menus. The two-and-a-half days will cover all aspects of menu planning for the week, stocking a store cupboard, organising your shopping and time in the kitchen, as well as delicious ways to use up leftovers. As well 
as lots of great recipes, you'll come away 
with all sorts of tips and techniques for making the most of your time and budget. 
See www.cookingisfun.ie for details!

Mascarpone is not a food to eat every day: it's what's known as a triple cream cheese! It is made from thick cream, with - usually - the addition of citric acid. The flavour is rich, of course, but it is nicely offset by that acidity. I love mascarpone's gorgeous, thick, spreadable texture. It's so good served with fresh fruit, as in the quick fruit brulee recipe, above left, or with nuts and some honey. I'll also stir mascarpone into a risotto at the end of cooking, for some added richness. As a cream cheese, it can be 
used as the cheese part of a cheesecake - the result is a full-flavoured cake that is divinely decadent. Mascarpone is, along with lady-finger biscuits, coffee and cocoa, an essential component of the classic Italian dessert, tiramisu. You can buy mascarpone in cheese shops and even in most large supermarkets.

Food & Drink - Independent.ie

Food & Drink

Here at the Ballymaloe Cookery School, we offer a wonderful variety of different short and long courses for people to learn so many different cooking techniques and recipes. 
Yet, I think lots of home cooks will be especially intrigued by a slightly different kind of course the school is teaching at the end of this month. The course is Menu Planning Made Easy: A Week's Worth of Menus. The two-and-a-half days will cover all aspects of menu planning for the week, stocking a store cupboard, organising your shopping and time in the kitchen, as well as delicious ways to use up leftovers. As well 
as lots of great recipes, you'll come away 
with all sorts of tips and techniques for making the most of your time and budget. 
See www.cookingisfun.ie for details!

Mascarpone is not a food to eat every day: it's what's known as a triple cream cheese! It is made from thick cream, with - usually - the addition of citric acid. The flavour is rich, of course, but it is nicely offset by that acidity. I love mascarpone's gorgeous, thick, spreadable texture. It's so good served with fresh fruit, as in the quick fruit brulee recipe, above left, or with nuts and some honey. I'll also stir mascarpone into a risotto at the end of cooking, for some added richness. As a cream cheese, it can be 
used as the cheese part of a cheesecake - the result is a full-flavoured cake that is divinely decadent. Mascarpone is, along with lady-finger biscuits, coffee and cocoa, an essential component of the classic Italian dessert, tiramisu. You can buy mascarpone in cheese shops and even in most large supermarkets.