Poached Pears in Atlantic Dry Mead recipe

We love parched fruit in season and our local greengrocer has recent had some wonderfully juicy pears so try out this recipe, gently poached and carefully spiced in Atlantic Dry Mead and honey. This dessert is something special. Ingredients 4 pears, peeled, cut into halves, seeds removed 2 cups of Atlantic Dry Mead 2 cups…

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Orange Drizzle Cake with mead

We’ve been baking again with mead! We do love a slice of drizzle cake, lemon, orange, lime, so why not add mead and honey? Yum. The results was glorious, moist and honeyed. Have a go yourself and do post your pics up on social media for everyone to drool over admire. Ingredients 3 large eggs,…

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Hot Toddy with Atlantic Dry Mead

Oh the weather outside is frightful! But inside the mead’s delightful. Yes, Winter is a time for little treats and we’ve been mulling our Wild Red Mead since Halloween but the a great recipe for a hot drink with Atlantic Dry Mead was elusive. After much experimentation, we’ve finally settled on a spiced warming hot…

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Kinsale Wild Red Mead paired with chocolate

Winter is definitely making itself felt in Kinsale and as the crisp autumn evenings change to dark, winter nights, we’re lighting the fire and curling up on the sofa with a cosy blanket and a glass or two of mulled mead. Here, we’ve taken a classic mulled red wine or gluhwein recipe and replaced the…

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Mead and Chocolate Brownie

Boozy Chocolate Brownie Recipe You probably know how well our Wild Red Mead goes with good quality chocolate, right? We decided to experiment with adding some mead into a chocolate recipe. The results were amazing! Fudgy and boozy brownies. Cut into small pieces so they last longer (theoretically!) We added walnuts from our local beekeeper’s…

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Roast duck and Wild Red Mead

We think many dishes can be improved with the addition or accompaniment of some Kinsale Mead. Luckily chef and restaurant owner, Olivier Queva agrees with us. We were delighted to collaborate with Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board and with Olivier, from Max’s one of our favourite restaurants in Kinsale. Inspired by the tales of…

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Mulled Mead a warming festive Drink

Autumn is upon us and as the sunny summer evenings mellow to cooler nights, this new chill in the air has us turning on the heating for the first time in months and cuddling up on the sofa with a cosy blanket and a glass or two of mulled mead. Here, we’ve taken a classic…

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Nectarines poached in Atlantic Dry Mead and cardamom

This delicious, simple recipe is the perfect, easy-to-make dessert. You can substitute apricots for nectarines, peaches or pears. Last week we made it with plums. Yums! Ingredients: • 12 apricots • 200ml Kinsale Atlantic Dry Mead • 2 tablespoons of honey to taste • 4 cardamom pods, slit down the side Method: 1. Pour the…

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