Ardkeen Artisan Food Experience at Winterval 2012
What would Christmas be without great food?!
Take a stroll through the aromas and tastes of festive food and the very best of the country’s most distinctive and flavoursome produce in the historic and atmospheric location of Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery which is the location for The Ardkeen Artsian Food Experience at the heart of Winterval.
Learn the stories behind Irelands growing community of Small Irish Food Producers, Growers and Farmers and sample their accomplishments.
Christmas Cakes by Siobhan Walsh, Puddings by Green Saffron; Jaybees Mince pies; seasonally inspired relishes and sauces from Inistioge Preserves, Tastefully Yours & Ciaras Pantry; locally made ham glazes; Spiced Apple Juice from Highbank Orchards; colourful and tempting treats from Dessert First, Cupcake Heaven and Armelles Kitchen; fresh from the oven breads from Barrons Bakery and Deise Bakery; handmade jams from Mrs. Gee; pure Irish honey from Pat Deasy in Dungarvan; sumptuous smoked salmon from Ummera and Burren smokehouses as well as inspiring demos from local chefs like Eunice Power who will also sample her Mulled Wine Syrup and morish mincemeat.
See our Meet the Producer Calendar below to find out who’s there each day.
You’ll also find beautifully packaged great food gifts & hampers for every taste and budget.
Meanwhile our cookshop team will be serving up REAL Food to Go, using only the honest to goodness ingredients of our Artisan Suppliers.
Upstairs the Gallery Lounge will give you an opportunity to relax, sip a freshly brewed Barista coffee or Skelligs hot chocolate before continuing the Winterval Trail.
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