Stephanie Alexander, The Ballymaloe Litfest and Date Scones


Food writer, broadcaster and author Caroline Hennessy has been focused on food and writing since editing Ireland’s first food website for RTÉ in 2000. Chair of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild, she established the award-winning Bibliocook: All About Food in 2005, is the author of two books about beer and food and has a column in the Irish Examiner in which she writes about small food producers and the ways in which they develop and maintain a sustainable local food system.

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2 Responses

  1. Kristin says:

    I do believe I know what to do now with the half-used-up bag of dates I have hanging around in my pantry!

    • Caroline says:

      I love dates! They never last too long around here, especially if small fingers get stuck into the bag. But it’s definitely worth saving a few for these scones. Make sure you try them with cheese!

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