tBP Blog

2017 - Year in Review

A look back at 2017, re-capping on what we have been up to.

Pink Peppercorn Shortbread, Berry Compote and Chocolate Cups

Pink Peppercorn Shortbread, Berry Compote and Chocolate Cups

Toffee Apple Cake

The humble apple needs a mention here. I can’t possibly leave it out as we are currently surrounded by them; tonnes of different varieties and flavours from tooth achingly sharp cooking apples to golden sweet russets.

2017 in Photos

Looking back through the year with the help of our photo album.

The Burren from the air

A short video of the Burren in winter as seen from above.

Aubergine and Goat's Cheese

This aubergine bake takes 4 ingredients plus whatever cheese you have in the fridge and creates a rich, earthy delicious and nourishing dish, perfect as a main course with a herby couscous or as an accompaniment to basically anything.

Autumn Days in the Burren

Autumn includes two of my favourite days of the year: the autumn equinox, on or around the 22nd of September, and Oiche Samhain (Hallowe'en) October 31st.

Renewable Energy at the Burren Perfumery

This a long, pretty detailed article on our 12kW solar PV installation that supplies about 40% of the electricity needs at the Perfumery. It's written to help people considering installing PV in Ireland, but it might help other people also. For an overview, just read the first few paragraphs.