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Survival Solutions – Gastronomic Getaways

Survival Solutions – Gastronomic Getaways

At Galway’s five star g hotel, for example, General Manager Damien O’Riordan, Executive Chef Stefan Matz and Head Chef Regis Herviaux recently welcomed guests to a press event which featured Connemara Smokehouse smoked tuna, Connemara Abalone (deep fried and served with a divine barley and basil ‘risotto’), McGeough’s of Oughterard organic Connemara lamb done three ways, and a delicious Bluebell Falls (Co Clare) goats cheese and apple dessert.

STYLE AND SUBSTANCE

STYLE AND SUBSTANCE

The line-caught tuna from Connemara Smokehouse, which was then smoked, was served three ways: as a chilled gateau with pears , in a tuna and leek crumble, and as a crisp tuile on a creamy cabbage soup. All prepared by Stefan Matz & Regis Herviaux of The G Hotel in Galway.

The foodie side of an Irish Christmas

The foodie side of an Irish Christmas

It’s all done in the traditional way and you can tell. The smoked mackerel was particularly good – softer than most and not dried out like a lot of the smoked mackerel…

The Wild West-Connemara Adventures

The Wild West-Connemara Adventures

Populated with a healthy population of seagulls. The place has a puzzling small chimney for a ‘smoke’ house! We just called in on Monday morning and bought some fresh organic smoked salmon, which we had for breakfast on brown bread with coffee. It was divine – a lovely subtle smoked salmon that melts in the mouth.