Some Recent Chef Inspiration Which Might Inspire

Some Recent Chef Inspiration Which Might Inspire

In the last week or two, we've been very fortunate that some more of Ireland's best chefs have been posting and promoting their creations using Velvet Cloud Yogurt and Rockfield Cheese, here are a selection of a few which might inspire.
August 31, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
What A Busy Few Weeks In A Small Food Business Looks Like

What A Busy Few Weeks In A Small Food Business Looks Like

Apologies I haven’t had a chance to blog in a while, its been a mad few weeks. We took a few days off a few weeks ago and while that was lovely, it just meant that double the amount of work was waiting for us when we got back, so there wasn’t a lot of time for writing.  We’ve been pushing hard to get the word out about any SuperValu or Centra being able to stock Velvet Cloud yogurt, so that
August 13, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
Broad Beans Peas & Sheep’s Yogurt

Broad Beans Peas & Sheep’s Yogurt

This week we were in the media, found a delicious yogurt sauce recipie for lamb burgers and we have the latest SuperValu stockists update.
July 07, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
We are now listed on the Musgrave Super Valu Centra Central Distribution System

We are now listed on the Musgrave Super Valu Centra Central Distribution System

This is a huge development for a small business like ours!  It means that any Super Valu or Centra in the country can now order our sheep's yogurt from the Musgrave warehouse and have it on their shelf within 48 hours.
June 30, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
We've just had a great morning - Smiles all round

We've just had a great morning - Smiles all round

We were delighted to welcome the sixth-class students from our local national school to the farm this morning. They were able to cycle here and thankfully the rain stayed off so we could do the visit without getting wet.
June 16, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
Salad with sheeps milk yogurt

Spreading The Sheep's Milk Love

Barbeque Inspiration

The Barbecues were out this weekend, and we got some lovely ideas, from customers around the country, plus the sheep's milk momentum is growing.

June 08, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
Still Smiling

Still Smiling

It started off last Saturday with our very first customer visit since inter-county restrictions were lifted. We called in to say hello to Brid in Honest2Goodness Market in Glasnevin. If you are in that area or even passing through, I would highly recommend a visit, the covered market offers fine wines, and an amazing selection of artisan specialty foods, with many producers manning their own market stalls. Brid was one of our very first customers five years ago and I still remember the excitement when she put in an order.
June 04, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
Newspaper Feature / Vaccinations / And A Trip to Accident & Emergency !

Newspaper Feature / Vaccinations / And A Trip to Accident & Emergency !

Its been a crazy week !

On  Tuesday last (18th May 2021) we were thrilled with a feature that appeared in the Irish Independent The many benefits of ‘ewe-ghurt’: how this Mayo couple made the most of a gap in the market for sheep’s yoghurt" for those who haven’t read about our journey before, you can read the article here

May 24, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
Reopening Thank God They Are Back Training

Reopening Thank God They Are Back Training

Thank God we are back at underage training! It is with mixed emotions that I’ve started my ferrying of teenagers in and out and in and out to the various, soccer, rugby and Gaelic pitches. Absolutely delighted that they can finally meet their friends, finally start training again and finally get all of the health benefits that go with that.
May 12, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan
Which are better probiotics in food or probiotics in supplements?

Which are better probiotics in food or probiotics in supplements?

Probiotics are live bacteria which have frequently been reported to be beneficial in preventing a wide range of diseases as well as playing a major role in treating the existing ailments.  Our yogurt contains four live cultures.

Lactobacillus bulgaricus

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Bifidobacterium lactis

Streptococcus thermophiles

But with all that is written about probiotics I wanted to look at which was better the pill/tablet probiotic or taking foods with have naturally probiotics?

May 05, 2021 — Aisling Flanagan