Saturday June 6, 2020

Taste the experience

From fishing off the Antrim coast to cookbook workshops in France, these experiences are sure to please the food and wine enthusiast in your life

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

1st December, 2019
The midweek gourmet getaway package at the five-star Lough Eske Castle near Donegal town includes afternoon tea and a three-course dinner

Catch and Sea, Co Antrim

Wendy Gallagher‘s award-winning Catch and Sea tour involves an early start – you’re up and off before sunrise – but the reward is a trip on a traditional fishing boat based in Portrush Harbour and instruction on how to land a fish. You can cook up your catch back on land, where it will be served with sourdough bread, Abernethy butter and Broughgammon Farm goat bacon. £60pp,

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