Fota Island Resort is very excited to introduce ‘Simply Pastry Wowed’, a series of scrumptious cookery demonstrations by Executive Pastry Chef Rachid Zaouia, that is sure to bring out the hidden chef in you & leave your taste buds tingling for more. Taking time out of the busy kitchen in our Fota Restaurant in Cork, Rachid shares his latest delectable recipes and cooks up delicious desserts using easy to find quality ingredients. With a showcase of 5 star recipes including Thyme Pannacotta and White Chocolate Parfait with Red Wine Figs you’re sure to brush up on your baking savvy and learn inside tips & sought after techniques from a master pastry chef. Tune into the Video Recipe Section on our website every 2 weeks or find us on YouTube to experience the pleasure of home baking in the comfort of your kitchen while you cook along & recreate delicious desserts.

Coming soon…. ‘Christmas Pudding Spring Rolls with Mulled Wine Jelly & Nutmeg Crème Fraîche’ the first of many yummy treats….So get your apron on & turn your oven up high!

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And that’s not all……To top off the series nicely watch cocktail bartender Dariusz Chowaniec in action as he recreates his award winning cocktail ‘Island Twist’. ‘Island Twist’, which is one of his favourite cocktails to make, won an award for Dariusz in the Jameson Experience Cocktail Competition in Midleton Distillery 2010. This fun cocktail, which embraces a distinctive whiskey flavour tamed by sweet and refreshing fruit juices, is sure to dazzle your friends & cause a stir at the dinner party.