It’s quite an honour to live in a county where there are so many people and places of interest. That is why we are very big fans of the programme Kilkenny County Matters on Irish TV. Each week host Siobhan Sugrue Donohoe goes on her travels to search out the hidden and not so hidden gems in our lovely county. We were delighted that they paid a visit to us here at The Little Mill. Siobhan mentioned she hadn’t made bread for quite a while, so that was something we wanted to rectify. We thought it only fitting that we would begin at the beginning, showing her how we make our traditionally stoneground wholemeal flours.
Frying pans to the ready, its pancake time! Pancake Tuesday is one of our most loved traditions, the last opportunity to eat some deliciously rich food before Lent. Nowadays shops are full of readymade off the shelf pancakes and pancake mixes. Yes, we love our convenience but they are so simple to make it really is just as easy to make them from scratch. Who would miss out on the fun and joy of making pancakes, especially with children (agree washing up in advance!). We are skipping the white flour and making a delicious wholemeal alternative with The Little Mill Plain Wholemeal Flour. This is a much more nutritious pancake with the stoneground wholemeals retaining their vitamins, oils, proteins and fibre.