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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Atlantic Dry Mead Bees Knees Mead Style Cocktail Kinsale

Celebrate with a little sparkle. Mead and sparkling wine, prosecco, Cava or even champagne is an absolute delight. The honey flavours of the mead balancing with the acidity of the fizz with a touch of honey for sweetness. It’s a bubbly mead Bellini libation for every occasion. Why not use it as a wedding toast…

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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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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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Atlantic Dry Mead Bees Knees Mead Style Cocktail Kinsale

We have a few tips so you can make the perfect Bees Knees Mead cocktail at home. It’s a sweet mead-gin libation that’s sure to create a buzz! What makes traditional mead so special and scrumptious is the quality of the honey. Atlantic Dry Mead uses delicious floral and citrus, pure honey from Valencia in sunny…

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Wild red Mead negroni

Negronis famously have a ratio of 1:1:1 so it’s beautifully balanced and easy to remember. We have a few tips so you can make the perfect Mead Negroni cocktail at home. This delicious Wild Mead Negroni was first made by the lovely inventive people at Brickyard D16 They recommend using a Modern Botanical Gin such…

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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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