Whether you choose a Bellahill Cookery lunch, a demonstration lunch or a themed tasting evening, groups will enjoy a friendly and relaxed, private dining experience with Arlene, in her beautiful country home located on the Causeway Coastal Route.

 

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Cookery Experiences
Enjoying private dinning at Bellahill

 

Bellahill Cookery Lunch Demonstrations (Experience something new)

Arlene’s Lunch Demonstrations offer groups a relaxed and fun demonstration followed by a tasty two course lunch in the privacy of her spacious open plan family home located, in beautiful countryside.

Groups can sit back, relax and enjoy Arlene’s 1 hour demonstration in her large kitchen. You will learn new recipe ideas, a few technical skills and lots of handy hints and tips. Afterwards, you can enjoy a delicious two course lunch followed by tea/ coffee and a Bellahill bite in her dining area with beautiful views.


1. NORTHERN IRELAND BORN AND "BREAD”

A celebration of traditional griddle breads and our finest local produce.
Take a nostalgic step back in time and connect with Ulster’s past and savour the tastes and smells of freshly baked griddle breads. Arlene will demonstrate how they are baked on a griddle (just like her mum and granny did), and then you can enjoy them served up with a selection of our finest local produce.Tea/ coffee/water served. Optional-bring your own wine!

• Hot toddy with homemade oatcakes cheese and apple jelly
• Potato farls with Glenarm smoked salmon, cream cheese and chives
• Soda farls with Abernethy butter maple cured Cookstown bacon and Fivemiletown brie cheese.
• Wheaten farls with Abernethy butter, Gracehill black/white pudding and Armagh apple sauce or garlic and thyme mushrooms
• Buttermilk pancakes with Clandeboye Estate yogurt, blueberries and honey

Enjoy the craic, the Ulster hospitality and reminisce about days gone by.

Northern Ireland Born and Bread demonstration is available to book Monday-Friday afternoons and evenings from 12- 2.30 and 7-9.30pm.
Cost £280 (maximum group size of 10) (12 by special arrangement)**

2. SODA FARLS AND FADGE DEMONSTRATION



Here you can take a nostalgic step back in time and connect with Ulsters’ past. You will enjoy savouring the tastes and smells of traditional soda bread, wheaten farls, pancakes, fadge (potato bread), and apple fadge as Arlene shows you how they are baked on a griddle (just like her granny did). Enjoy the craic, the Ulster hospitality and reminisce about days gone by.

The Bellahill Cookery “Soda Farls and Fadge” demonstration” lasts approximately 1.5- 2 hours (depending on the craic) and includes lots of bread samples with butter and jam, tea or coffee, water or juice.

Cost: £180 (group size: max 10 people)

(12 by special arrangement)





To book and for more information contact Arlene:
M 07854114727
E arlene.a.thompson@outlook.com
F Bellahill Cookery www.bellahillcc.co.uk

 

Bellahill Cookery Lunch (Experience private dining)

Arlene’s lunches offer groups the privacy of a relaxing two course lunch with tea/coffee and a Bellahill bite, served in her beautiful dining room. Lunch booking arrangements can be tailored to the needs of individual groups.

Enjoy a Bellahill Lunch followed by an interactive talk about life in the trenches during the 1st World War!

MAINS

• Chicken breast escalopes with a mushroom and marsala sauce served with Irish champ


• Seafood chowder served with little cheese and herb soda breads


• Chicken prawn and chorizo paella served with patatas bravas


• Roast butternut squash and red onion risotto served with herbed chicken and gremolata


• Beef and Guinness pie served with roasted root veg and boulangere potatoes


DESSERTS

• Honey and Clandeboye Estate yogurt pannacotta with passion fruit and seasonal coulis


• Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice-cream


• Apple pear ginger and chocolate crumble with vanilla ice-cream


• Warm homemade chocolate brownie with a black cherry compote and vanilla ice cream





• Chilled water/juice will be served and tea/ coffee with a Bellahill Bite ( mini chocolate brownie or mini rocky road ) or choose a home made cake (chocolate, coffee or Victoria sandwich for a special celebration lunch -included in all menu choices

• Gluten free and vegetarian options available on request

Please note you can choose from any main and from any dessert listed above. It will however be necessary to choose one main course and one dessert which will suit all of your group. Trench Line Lunches are available to book Monday - Friday from 12 noon.
Cost £250 (maximum 10 persons )

 

Bellahill Cookery Themed Tasting Demos (Experience the flavours and fun)

Arlene’s tasting demos offer groups a relaxed and fun, themed cookery demonstration in the informal atmosphere of her spacious open plan kitchen. Groups are welcomed with light refreshments as they sit round Arlene’s large kitchen island, relax and enjoy the 2.5 hour demo (usually three recipes). They can tuck into tasty samples, (you will not go home hungry) learn new recipe ideas, a few technical skills and lots of handy hints and tips while enjoying the craic. Daytime and evening bookings available.

Themed Tasting Demonstration Menus

1. NORTHERN IRELAND BORN AND "BREAD”

A celebration of traditional griddle breads and our finest local produce.
Take a nostalgic step back in time and connect with Ulster’s past and savour the tastes and smells of freshly baked griddle breads. Arlene will demonstrate how they are baked on a griddle (just like her mum and granny did), and then you can enjoy them served up with a selection of our finest local produce.


• Potato farls with Glenarm smoked salmon, cream cheese and chives
• Soda farls with Abernethy butter maple cured Cookstown bacon and Fivemiletown brie cheese.
• Wheaten farls with Abernethy butter Gracehill black/white pudding and caramelised apple wedges.
• Buttermilk pancakes with Clandeboye Estate yogurt, blueberries and honey

Enjoy the craic, the Ulster hospitality and reminisce about days gone by.


The Bellahill Cookery “Northern Ireland Born and Bread” experience will last approximately 2 hours and includes the above menu served with tea or coffee.
Chilled water will be available and BYO if desired.


2. VALENTINE DEMONSTRATION

Get in the mood for love! Enjoy SIPPING an elderflower and pomegranate prosecco, and DIPPING into guacamole and salsa tortilla shots, while you sit back and get inspired with Arlene's Valentine recipes!


Grilled haloumi salad with tomato and basil oil
Salmon and spinach en croute with a creamy watercress sauce
Profiteroles with chocolate sauce anglaise



THAI
Thai mojito
Thai crispy prawns with tamarind sauce
Thai red chicken curry
Tropical Eton Mess (crushed meringue with fresh cream, Greek yogurt and passion fruit syrup, lime zest and banana)


ITALIAN 1
Limoncello prosecco cocktail
Mushroom crostinis with balsamic garlic and thyme
Risotto (roast tomato or butternut squash and red onion) topped with gremolata
Honey Pannacotta with passion fruit coulis and raspberries


ITALIAN 2
Elderflower prosecco cocktail
Flat breads with slow roast tomatoes and mozzarella with basil oil
Pasta with crispy pancetta lemon and ricotta sauce
Biscotti bliss (tiramisu with homemade chocolate and pistachio crisp biscotti)


SPANISH
Sangria
Spanish tapas selection
Paella with chorizo chicken and *prawns (prawns are optional)
Patatas bravas - crisp potatoes toped with smoked paprika tomato sauce and garlic aioli
Crema Catalana -orange and cinnamon egg custard topped with crisp caramel


**CHRISTMAS 1
Mulled wine (homemade with cinnamon cloves and orange)
Smoked salmon and dill parcels and crostinis
Homemade cranberry sauce
Goats cheese crostinis with parma ham, cranberry and caramelised onion
Brussel sprouts with bacon, fresh roast chestnuts and madeira

Butternut squash and blue cheese gnocchi with red onion garlic and rosemary
Choose from: Pannetonne bread and butter pudding or Scottish Cranachan (cinnamon poached raspberries with toasted oats, honey, whisky and cream)
**CHRISTMAS 2

Santas Hat cocktail
Cambazola figs with port and lemon sauce
Home made Cranberry sauce
Sausage roll wreath with mulled wine cranberry relish -( centre piece for a buffet party)
Roast chestnut bacon and cranberry stuffing
Baileys Amaretti and raspberry meringue roulade

** CHRISTMAS CAKE Demonstration Evening*
Enjoy a Christmas cocktail and tuck into a selection of homemade festive party bites as you sit back and watch Arlene show you how to decorate a Christmas cake.
You will learn how to professionally prepare, marzipan, cover and decorate a Christmas cake. This is a demonstration only evening and Arlene will be happy to advise and encourage you with your own Christmas cake ideas.
Festive party bites include: taleggio and fig toasts, smoked salmon and dill crostinis, cranberry and marmalade sticky sausages, oatcakes and cheese with Bellahill winter spiced apple jelly, pannacotta shots with cranberry coulis and chocolate slab with fruit nuts and seasalt.
£250 (maximum 10 persons)


Themed tasting demonstrations are available to book Monday-Friday afternoons and evenings from 12- 2.30 and 7-9.30pm.
Cost £250 (maximum group size of 10) (12 by special arrangement)**
**Christmas £280

 

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