West Limerick Lamb Burger – Pictured above are Caroline Rigney (Rigney’s Farm), Jan Bina (Sous Chef, Dunraven Arms Hotel), Chris Starr (Head Chef, Dunraven Arms Hotel) and Eoin Cahill (Cahill’s Cheese) at the launch of the West Limerick Spring Lamb Burger Kit. Picture: Diarmuid Greene
Spring into a Delicious West Limerick Lamb Burger
To celebrate the arrival of Spring, the Dunraven Arms Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick has launched the West Limerick Lamb Burger Kit, a click and collect gourmet burger kit featuring ingredients from West Limerick producers.
Head chef Chris Starr was inspired to create the weekend West Limerick Lamb Burger Kit meal kit as a result of his participation in the West Limerick Food Series, a comprehensive networking and training programme designed to foster collaboration between local businesses. The Croagh based chef teamed up with his butcher, Brian Costello in Adare, who sources grass-fed Spring lamb from a local farmer to make the patties and chose the classic Vintage Cheddar from Cahill’s Cheese and free-range streaky rashers from Rigney’s Farm for the toppings as he felt they created a unique flavour combination. The Dunraven’s signature Spiced Tomato Chutney, and aioli made in house from wild garlic foraged in nearby Curraghchase Forest as well as the Dunraven’s homemade brioche buns complete the mouth-watering extravaganza. The kit includes comprehensive cooking and serving instructions along with an oven-ready surprise sweet treat.
“We are blessed with a number of fantastic food and drink producers in the West Limerick area,” said Chris who has been the head chef at the Dunraven Arms Hotel for 3 years. “The West Limerick Food Series has given me an opportunity to connect with many of them and I look forward to working with them to develop West Limerick as Ireland’s latest food destination.”
The West Limerick Food Series aims to inspire and develop the food sector and food tourism industry in the West Limerick area. West Limerick Resources CLG secured funding under the LEADER Food Initiative delivered by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Agriculture to further develop the food sector and food tourism industry in the area.
Introducing The West Limerick Spring Lamb Burger. An Organic Spring @sheepgoesbaaaaa Lamb Burger,@RigneysFarm Bacon, @CahillsCheese Vintage Cheddar, Dunraven Spiced Tomato Chutney,Wild Garlic Aoili in a Homemade Brioche Bun. Order online, collection Fri & Sat
— The Dunraven (@DunravenArms) March 13, 2021
In addition to the West Limerick Lamb Burger by the Dunraven Arms Hotel which can be ordered online HERE or by phoning 061 605 900, the West Limerick Food Series has also initiated other successful collaborations such as a selection of West Limerick themed hampers from D&M Garden Centre in Croagh and Logr Café in Adare has teamed up with Forrestal Wine Merchants to offer the perfect wine pairing with its Easter weekend menu.
- More information about the West Limerick Food Series
The West Limerick Food Series aims to develop and support artisan, micro, and small food businesses in the area and to build on the successes of Series 1, which developed a key call to arms of ‘Taste the History’.
A series of blended on-line and physical workshops and training modules, along with an innovative event experience model, will be conducted across 2021 – 2022 and delivered by sectoral experts, including impressive guest speakers, with a strong record of delivery and participants who will share their knowledge and insights. The speakers will be practical, inspiring and uplifting, encouraging a “CAN-DO” mentality among participants to create their own food tourism products.
- About West Limerick Resources
West Limerick Resources CLG is a community-based local development company that administers a range of community-focused Programmes in the West Limerick area.
For more stories about West Limerick go HERE
To register for the West Limerick Food Series programme go HERE