MINIMAL INTERVENTION

  As a starting point….all our wines in the cafe these days are as minimal intervention as possible.   …what does that mean?   Well, You might hear us calling them ‘Natural‘ wines. Surely all wines are natural? Actually, no.    Did you know that up to 50 additives can be put into a bottle of […]

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GUEST COFFEE – THE COFFEE COLLECTIVE

  We always have two different coffees in our hoppers – our house roaster and our guest. 3FE have been our house roasters for coming on five years now and our guests rotate every few months between Irish and International roasters. Our guest coffee at the moment is The Coffee Collective from Copenhagen.     You may […]

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EAT : ITH

The Autumn Series at The Fumbally Stables is no more….. welcome to   EAT:ITH is a series of workshops, events and talks surrounding food culture in Ireland with collaborations from some of the country’s most passionate producers, chefs, farmers, sommeliers, baristas, food writers and activists. www.eat-ith.com is now live with full event listings and programme details […]

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Tamworth pigs – rearing, butchering, eating

We’ve never felt nervous about cooking meat before. But I have a jitter in my belly about our dinner next week on Wednesday May 31st because we will be cooking some really special meat. All meat should be special though, right? Absolutely. Meat was once a living, breathing thing, a lot of the time with […]

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THE NELKEN LINE

   

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AUTUMN SERIES 2016

  The Autumn Series is the perfect representation of why we set up The Fumbally Stables. To engage people in different aspects of food, community and health. But also to have a bit of craic while doing it.       We haven’t set this up with sack loads of cash as an end goal. […]

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APPLES

  Its a bumper crop for apples in Ireland this year. They are early, abundant and so, so delicious. A few of us took the chance to go down to Westmeath last weekend for the first of the season harvest and some home-brew cider making.       Apples are one of the few fruit […]

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Rashel

  This day one month ago we lost a dear friend. We saw her fight and brave the swift advance of a very aggressive and determined cancer. One that in the end she so honourably accepted and with such strength let go to. She was up against it those last few months and never once […]

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fresh cheese from waste milk

When a barista makes a milky drink, a flat white, latte etc. nine times out of ten they will have some frothy milk leftover in the end of their jug. The better the barista, the less milk there will be but generally there is always a little something. For most people this goes down the […]

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Finlough Farm Exchange

  At the beginning of September we started a farm programme with Finlough – one of our organic suppliers in Co. Roscommon. Every week we send down one of our chefs who spends a few days learning about the soil, weeding, how to trim plants properly,  how to weed properly, how to harvest correctly, how […]

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