Have you ever found a local shop that you hesitate in telling other people about because you’re worried it won’t be so special anymore?
That’s how I feel about The Lime Kiln in Julianstown. Now I know that the gastro-pub is fantastic, in fact if you’re interested to hear what I think you can read my review over on Flogastronomy. It’s one of our family’s favourite spots for a bite to eat.
Recently they’ve opened a local village store just beside the pub. It’s there that I could be lost for quite some time. Chatting to the staff (waves at Georgina) about local producers and great Irish food. It’s a haven for finding local food, particularly artisan local food (and drink). It’s there I pick up my cider vinegar from Stameen Farm, Dan Kelly’s cider (also from the same farm), Monéir Wine made from berries picked in Clarkes up the road in Stamullen, beautiful pillowy bread freshly baked, local fresh produce, and a brilliant selection of Irish spirits.
It’s hard to drive past without nipping in to pick up a few bits, and leave with our wallets decidedly lighter.
The best French toast is made with a stale decent crusty loaf, cut into decent hunks and soaked in local free range eggs blended with some salt and pepper. Read More