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*CLOSED* Wineport Lodge competition – Winner announced soon

Would you like to win a break away to the luxurious Wineport Lodge in Glasson, Co. Westmeath? The bank holiday is now a distant memory, the nights are already far too short so this is the perfect chance to win a gorgeous treat! This gorgeous prize includes one overnight stay for two people sharing, with a delicious dinner in the Wineport restaurant and breakfast the next morning. I’ve been lucky enough to stay in this Blue Book listed hotel, and the lucky winners have a treat in store seeing the sienna streaked sunset on the terrace or waking up by the serene waters of Lough Ree. Fans of ‘The Restaurant’ TV series will be familiar with The Wineport Lodge which hosted the show for many happy years. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Terms and Conditions Entrants must be 18 years or over This prize cannot be exchanged for cash Entry to win is via Twitter or Facebook The closing date for entries is midnight on Tuesday 03rd November 2015 Entry for this competition is free …

Recipe: Eton Mess by Gary O’Hanlon

Gary O’Hanlon, chef at Viewmount House in Longford shares a perfect summer dessert recipe, a summer cracker!   Eton Mess An English classic that traditionally is made with strawberries it was served at Eton College at the annual cricket game against the pupils of Harrow School. Bananas were also used and in fact initially it was made without meringue but that came about around the 1970s. As time has gone on and as I often say, there are no rules in cooking. If you want to put your own little twist on things always feel free to do so. If you have any fruit left over or about to go off simply pick up some cream, meringue nests and away you go. It can be strawberry Eton Mess, banana Eton Mess,  blackberry Eton Mess or simply everything I found sweet in my fridge Eton Mess. A summer cracker. Mixed Berry Eton Mess Ingredients 1 meringue nest (store bought is fine or one you made yourself) 6 raspberries 4 strawberries 6 blueberries 6 blackberries 200ml cream the scrapings of half a vanilla …