If you’re heading to Cork City this weekend, then you're in luck; the area is known for its delicious food and we are craving these five dishes from Cork City in particular.
Cork is a real foodie county, known for its high-quality produce and three Michelin-starred restaurants. If you decide to stick to the city for your grub then you’re in for a treat; there are endless options, from upscale and elegant, to lowkey and casual, so there will definitely be something on offer to suit everyone.
Read on to find out the five dishes we want to eat in Cork City this weekend.
Baharat Carrot and Lemon Macroom Ricotta Bruschetta
Good Day Deli, the garden at Nano Nangle Place
These spice roasted carrots look so good that we want to reach through our screens and grab them. Using local ingredients, like Macroom ricotta, is a sure fire way to make your food taste great. If this dish tastes half as good as it looks, we reckon Good Day Deli is on to a winner.
Orange, Pistachio and Rose Cake
Pink Moon, Washington Street
This gorgeous café is known for its exciting food and stellar coffee, but it's this cake that has us excited. Orange and pistachio go so well together that we're sure this cake tastes great and the light dusting of rose petals on top adds a lovely, indulgent touch. Looks like the perfect weekend treat to us.
Acai Smoothie Bowl
Loving Salads, Academy Street and Washington Street
Healthy food doesn't have to be boring and the options at Loving Salads prove that true. With heaps of salads and juices on the menu, this is a great place to head if you're looking for a nutrition boost. We especially love the look of their acai smoothie bowl: the vibrant colours and array of tropical fruits make us think of warmer climes and sunny beaches.
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Smoothie bowl in sight! Finalizing our recipes and we'll have some delicious, super nutritious smoothie bowls on our menu from this weekend onward! This beauty is our Acai Smoothie bowl! Not just delicious but Acai is also know to be good for your immune system, your heart health, it boosts energy, helps with digestion and weight loss, had great anti aging effects and promotes healthy skin! So what's not to love about this super berry?! * * * *#smoothie #smoothiebowl #healthy #corkfitfam #corkcity #cork #cleaneating #fruits #acai #berries #nomnom #delicious #healthy #irishfitfam #vegan #vegetarian
Sri Lanka Style Fish Curry
Market Lane Restaurant and Bar, Oliver Plunkett Street
There's something very special about a fish curry, especially when you know it packs a punch. This curry from Market Lane combines vibrant Sri Lankan flavours with delicate fresh fish and looks so good that we want to jump on the train to Cork right now. A must-eat if you're in the Rebel County.
Lab 82, Glanmire Road
A little different to your usual brunch dish, the Eggs Cornelius from Lab 82 in Cork is comprised of two poached eggs, corn salsa, chorizo cornbread and Chipotle hollandaise with smoked paprika popcorn. If your mouth isn't already watering then, pair the dish with a smooth coffee or a Chin Chin Lab-style hot chocolate and you're on to a winner.
Where else in Cork should we check out? Let us know in the comments below.