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Toffee Apple Cocktail

This recipe makes two cocktails, however it could be easily adpated to cater for a larger party. The Muldoon Whiskey adds a lovely twist to the mulled Stonewell cider. This...

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Apple Cinnamon Crumble Cake with a Stonewell Sticky Toffee Sauce

This Apple Cinnamon Crumble Cake is nice little twist on the classic with a moist apple cake interior and a light crumbly topping, paired with the moreish Stonewell sticky...

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Stonewell Mulled Cider

There’s nothing like a mulled cider to warm you up on a cold winter’s day… clove-studded apples, spices and a citrus twist make this mulled cider recipe impossible to resist...

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Road Trip 2016 (Part One)

Pouring cider

Despite the ongoing apple pressing, I sallied forth in late September to mainland Europe to attend two cider festivals whose previous generous invitations I had been obliged to turn...

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Worldwide Apple Wine Fair

It’s wind down phase after an intense 48 hours at the Apfelwein Weltweit Messe, or Worldwide Apple Wine Fair, in Frankfurt. Perhaps little known but in this region of...

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Like Clockwork

Following hot on the tracks of the first pallet of Finnbarra/Stonewell to the country, I find myself in Zurich. A picturesque and intriguing city full of contrasting features. Household...

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Holland Calling

What a whirlwind. Yesterday started at 3.45 a.m. – off went the alarm clock to get me to Cork airport for the 6 a.m. flight to Amsterdam. Forty winks...

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Out with the Old, in with the Old

Driving to work this morning I noticed wryly that a lot of the election posters had been replaced by those for a travelling circus. And so here we are...

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Sabrage an Esterre – something special for your Valentine!

Sabrage an Esterre – something special for your Valentine! The long “dry” January is at last over! It seemed like those 31 days would never end but it was...

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Apple cake

About the Recipe: Packed with nuts and spices, this autumnal cake is great for using up apples that are past their best. Serves: 12 Ingredients: 330ml/11½fl oz French cider...

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