Yesterday (Sunday) was spent at Ballymaloe LitFest in a work capacity as filming continued on an ongoing project for GIY Ireland. With myself and Mycrofilms‘ Alan Slattery hitting the road for a sun-drenched Ballymaloe House just after 7am, it was great to catch up with the GIY crew and some other food bloggers on the day.
Lunch time (with lunch taken care of by a a quick visit to Volcano‘s wood fired pizza stall outside) provided an opportunity to get a few snaps on the new camera so if you were reading about ‘The Big Shed’ on Twitter over the weekend, here’s a few closeups of what could be found within, starting with some of Gubbeen‘s meats on display.
The setting for The Big Shed is how I reckon every indoor country market should be. Loads of space, loads of height, plenty of room for seating (centralised), quirky furtniture, amazing smells, a buzzing atmosphere and more besides.
Grills were hopping, you could catch the smells of fish, breads, spices, cured meats, cheese, chocolate and more besides. Continue Reading →