Slow Braised Lamb With Pea Hummus and Velvet Cloud Sheep Yogurt Flatbreads

Slow Braised Lamb With Pea Hummus and...

Chef Martin O Donnell previously of the Twelve Hotel in Barna Galway is soon to open his own restaurant Blackrock Cottage in Galway, he has always been a strong supporter of ours, and last week cooked this delicious lamb dish on TV 3 using flat breads made with our sheep's yogurt.

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Really Easy Healthy Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Really Easy Healthy Blackberry and Ap...

From a previous blog post - Ideas for using blackberries you know that at the moment we have a huge amount of blackberries growing wild around the farm. These seems to be the most loved way to use them and is delicious topped with a big creamy dollop of Velvet Cloud yogurt

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Okroshka  A Recipe for Ukrainian Independence Day

Okroshka A Recipe for Ukrainian Inde...

Okroshka is a cold vegetable soup, and part of the national cuisines of Ukraine, given that the 24th August is Ukrainian Independence Day we thought it would be nice to share this recipe. All credit for the recipe, idea and photos to my fabulous and seriously supportive cousin Catherine.

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Recipe Ideas For Blackberries

Recipe Ideas For Blackberries

Blackberry Season

Its blackberry season, here on the farm we are fortunate to be surrounded by bushes of them in the hedgerows. It also seems to have been an excellent season for these berries, which are full of phytonutrients, Vitamins A C and K and which are also  a great source of fibre. T

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Easy Barbeque Recipes Using Velvet Cloud Yogurt

Easy Barbeque Recipes Using Velvet Cl...

The most senior of shepherds (aka Grandad) gave me a serious big barbeque for my birthday a few years ago, it was the best present ever, as we use it all the time. Here are some of the easiest yet most delicious barbeque dishes we create during the summer months. 
  1. A marinade - yogurt tenderizes meat proteins more gently

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Loin of Bacon with Glorious Greens, Velvet Cloud Yogurt  by Paul Flynn The Tannery Dungarven

Loin of Bacon with Glorious Greens, V...

The wonderful Chef Paul Flynn created this delicious dish for the TV programme RTE Today and explained that. Bacon is often thought of as a winter dish, but the lovely greens, grapes, and Velvet Cloud yogurt elevate it to a perfect summer option.

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Three Ingredient Velvet Cloud Healthy Chocolate Truffles

Three Ingredient Velvet Cloud Healthy...

I didn’t realise that Easter 2022 was next weekend !

So given the week that is coming I decided to do a bit of a search for healthy chocolate ideas, or healthy Easter chocoalte gifts.  To my surprise some of the most commonly googled things about chocolate were questions like:

Is chocolate good for you?  And will chocolate kill a dog?

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What Foods Cause Diverticulitis ? This lovely recipe might help.

What Foods Cause Diverticulitis ? Thi...

This is a question we often see people ask, along side - Can I eat oatmeal with diverticulitis? Or What foods can cause a flare up?

High fiber diets are recommeded for people prone to diverticulitis to prevent diverticulitis symptoms. This is because a high fiber diet, prevents pressue in the colon and helps prevent the flare ups. On the flip side 

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Sheep's Yogurt Baba Ganoush

Sheep's Yogurt Baba Ganoush

I am one of those people who often buy aubergines with great intentions of cooking them during the week, but by the time I think of them, it's too late, and I have to throw them out. However, this recipe I tried yesterday is perfect. It also helps me reduce food waste because it works perfectly fine, using those slightly wrinkly (about to go off aubergines) too.  It tastes so creamy and delicious its hard to believe it is also so healthy!

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Are pancakes good for you?  Here are some that are !

Are pancakes good for you? Here are ...

It depends on the pancakes is our answer. Whenever we are asked : are pancakes good for you? or which pancakes are healthy? We suggest the following pancake recipes. With any of these pancakes, a big blob of creamy delicious health Velvet Cloud sheep's milk yogurt, will add the the deliciousness, feel really indulgent, but still be good for you.

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