Darra’s Tomato Chutney

We love the Autumn here at Sea View House. Its a time of plenty in our garden and polytunnell. We grow a number of tomato varieties including ‘Black Cherry’ ‘Gardener’s Delight’ and ‘Moneymaker’ and use them every morning for breakfast. By the end of August we always have an excess and what left over after…

Food Miles: How Local is your Food

  At Sea View House we love food. We love to grow it cook it and eat it. Nearly all that we eat ourselves or serve to our guests is either homegrown produced or sourced locally.   Food Miles: By sourcing as much of our food as possible from local producers and our gardens, we…

Brown Soda Bread with Dulse / Dillisk

Dulse or Dillisk is reddish brown seaweed that grows along the Irish coast line. Dulse is exceptionally nutritious seaweed and contains¬† lots of vitamins and minerals, including magnesium, iron and beta carotene. Its is a lso high in B6 and B12, as well as iron, potassium and fluorine. Unlike other seaweeds, it is relatively low…

Apple Muffins with Cinnamon and Sultana

  We bake these muffins for breakfast and they are a big hit. I discovered the batter for this recipe in Rachel Allens book Bake. This batter keeps in the fridge for at least two weeks so it handy to make a double batch and then use it as needed.   INGREDIENTS Batter Mixture ¬∑…