We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues.

 
Feather blade beef
Jonathan Keane's feather blade beef

For your next roast dinner, re-create The Lodge's exquisite feather blade beef at home.

13th May 2020

Rice pudding
Bea Tollman's rice pudding

A hotel favourite, Make Bea's rice pudding at home with family or friends.

30th April 2020

The Lodge Chef
The ultimate Vegetarian recipes

Utilise your veg and create satisfying meat-free meals for the whole family.

21st April 2020

Fruit scones
Paula Pastry's fruit scones

Loved by guests and staff alike, make your own scones at home for the perfect tea time treat.

11th April 2020

irish soda bread
How to make traditional Irish Soda Bread

Here, our Head Pastry Chef at Ashford Castle, Paula Stakelum shares her recipe for how to make the perfect Irish soda bread, a delicious and versatile baking classic.

31st March 2020

Great Recipes for Kids
Great recipes for kids from Red Carnation Hotels

All the family will enjoy making and eating these kid friendly recipes from Red Carnation's collection of hotels.

29th March 2020

Irish Mushrooms
How to forage for Irish mushrooms

A popular guest activity at The Lodge, learn about the tips and tricks for safe and enjoyable mushroom foraging.

26th March 2020

Shortbread
How to make perfect shortbread

Our founder’s recipe for the crumbliest, most buttery treat.

24th March 2020

Loveheart macaroons at Hotel d
Crafting a love story with Red Carnation Hotels

Red Carnation Hotels' bespoke dining and curated experiences write love stories the whole year through.

14th February 2020

Private table at The Oratory in Kensington
Our most elegant Valentine's Day dining

Across our hotels, we have curated elegant Valentine's Day dinners, each as delightful as it is delicious.

07th February 2020

Wedding Showcase
Weddings Showcase

Join us for our upcoming Wedding Experience Day

 

Middleton Whisky
Producing the Perfect Blend

Ashford Castle teamed up with Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal to create a unique cask and engraved Ashford Castle tumblers.

07th January 2020

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