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National Bread Week! Ariel House Favourite, Brown Bread!

Love Your Loaf with National Bread Week is a week long celebration of Irish Bread! We have a fantastic bread heritage here in Ireland which we are extremely proud of. Here in our kitchen at Ariel House we make fresh bread daily and it is always popular with our guests! We love it with lashings […]

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An Ariel House Favourite – Vanilla Melting Moments.

When we first started hosting afternoon tea here in Ariel House, these delicious little morsels were so popular we found it hard to bake them as quick as they were required in the dining room. Ever popular and oh so delicious, our cake stand is never complete without them on it.  We are often asked […]

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The Dublin Cookbook featuring Ariel House!

We were absolutely delighted when we were approached by Concept Marketing to get involved with a charity cookbook involving many of the top chefs and restaurants in Dublin. The proceeds are in aid of Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and this is a charity which is particularly close to our hearts here in Ariel House. […]

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Ariel House Recommends…….

Ariel House Recommends…. We recently had a wonderful day out through the streets broad and narrow of Dublin’s fair city! We love to experience, first hand, outings that we recommend to our guests and this is definitely high on our recommendation list. Please let me introduce you to Ketty, an award winning blogger, Ballymaloe trained […]

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Could Ariel House Serve Ireland’s Best Hotel Breakfast?

Could Ariel House Serve Ireland’s Best Hotel Breakfast? breakfast [brek-fuh st] noun 1. the first meal of the day; morning meal: A hearty breakfast was served at 7 a.m. 2. the food eaten at the first meal of the day: a breakfast of bacon and eggs. verb (used without object) 3. to eat breakfast: He […]

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Ariel House recommends a visit to The Discover Ireland Horse Show!

The Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, 5th – 9th August 2015 Here in Ballsbridge The Discover Ireland Horse Show is an institution! It has been held annually in The RDS since 1881 and each year grows more in popularity. The best of Irish horses and the most talented showjumpers in the world come together to […]

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An Ariel House Favourite, Zesty Lemon Posset!

We served up these delicious little lemon possets yesterday as part of our afternoon tea. Such a lovely contrast to all the sweetness to serve something that has a bite to it. We always have lots of lemons in our kitchen so we can whip these up whenever required. It is such a simple recipe […]

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Gathering Lavender at Ariel House

We have an abundance of highly fragrant lavender in our garden at the moment. It is so lovely to brush against it and have the scent surround you. It is such a soothing and homely scent and I love to bring some of that aroma indoors as well. It is so easy to dry lavender […]

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Picnic Food

There is something special about eating outdoors especially when it’s picnic food. Sandwiches and cups of tea served in plastic mugs always taste better than when you are sitting at your kitchen table! However, if you are looking for something a little more exciting than a ham sandwich and milky tea, look no further. We […]

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An American Intern Abroad in Ariel House, Dublin.

From time to time we are approached here in Ariel House to act as host for an international intern, pursuing a career in hospitality.   We were approached by the CEA Study Abroad programme who introduced us to Emilee Roberson. She arrived last May with 5 other interns, (new friends) from the USA. She is […]

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