Saturday July 4, 2020

Food Special: Using your loaf

A foodie break in west Cork featuring expert tuition on baking was just the ticket for Vanessa O'Loughlin.

22nd September, 2012
The bounty of goods cooked on the baking course.

As our sailboat bobbed along on the calm waters of the not-so-aptly named Roaringwater Bay, a speedboat whizzed past, breaking our peaceful concentration on dipping and lifting fishing lines to entice mackerel. It disappeared towards actor Jeremy Irons's Kilcoe Castle, a beacon of colour on the coastline.

John Desmond shrugged his shoulders and remarked knowingly: "Ah sure, they're all about the destination, we're all about the journey."

Our weekend on Heir Island (also known as...

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