The Little Mill Blog September, 2016

  • Sourdough Biscuits - A Sweet Treat this Sourdough September

    by Kathy Purcell

    Sourdough Biscuits

    This very simple recipe is made using your left over sourdough bread, by making it into sourdough breadcrumbs and then transforming them into a delicious sweet treat.

    It’s the end of Sourdough September soon, but we hope that you enjoying trying out some sourdough recipes and learning a bit more about it. Don’t forget if you want to continue on your sourdough journey keep your eye on www.realbreadireland.org

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  • Clash of the Cakes! Young Bakers -it's your time to shine! (Baking Competition)

    by Kathy Purcell

    Little Mill Competition

    It’s coming up to that time of year again, no not premature Christmas decorations. It’s Savour Kilkenny, the foodie event of the year and even better it is the 10th Anniversary of the festival. So it’s going to be a cracker!

    We are running our baking competition once more, looking for all the wonderful creative bakers of Kilkenny to submit their delicious recipes and baked goods.

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  • Our Sourdough Superhero Eoin Jenkinson at Macroom Food Festival

    by Kathy Purcell

    Eoin Jenkinson Sourdough September

    As all you bakers and bread lovers will know by now its Sourdough September, a time to celebrate long fermentation and the scrumptious taste of real bread. If you are in Macroom, Co, Cork on the 25th of September make your way down to the Macroom Food Festival. Eoin will take part in the foodie talks taking place in the Town Hall.

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  • Wholemeal Red Onion, Cheddar and Bacon Muffins

    by Kathy Purcell

    bacon cheese and onion

    These strong flavours work well together, but you can always play around with the combinations. Try spring onions instead of red, pancetta instead of bacon, and any strong cheese in place of the cheddar. Makes 12.

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  • We want to know which way you like to buy flour. Can you help us with our survey?

    by Kathy Purcell

    Answer our survey

    Hello! The Little Mill has been so happy with the amount of support and goodwill we have received over the last year or so. We are proud to be a Kilkenny food producer and even prouder when we hear how people love baking with our flours.

    We are constantly looking at our product range and ways to meet customer needs. This is where you come in!

    We would be really grateful if you could help us with a little survey…it really is little..just 4 short questions and just your name for the draw.

    We are giving away a really gorgeous hamper of Little Mill goodies..so please take this survey if you have a free minute.

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  • Wholemeal Banana Muffins

    by Kathy Purcell

    Banana Muffins

    Working at The Little Mill means getting some really great perks…some days its bread, some days its cake. But we all were very pleased when Eoin (resident master baker and one half of foodie superstar couple) whipped up some Wholemeal Banana Muffins. I had the job of filming him making these and believe me, they are easy, delicious and made with healthy wholemeal…what’s not to like!

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  • Clash of the Cakes - Junior Baking Competition

    by Kathy Purcell

    Clash of the cakes - Baking Competition

    The Little Mill Clash of the Cakes!

    Junior Baking Competition Under 18’s and Under 12’s

    Kilkenny is well used to the clash of the ash, but what about clash of the cakes? We are looking for the ultimate wholemeal cake. Create recipes with whatever you like; chia or chocolate, carrot or cardamom -we are looking for you to inspire us!

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