Lens & Larder at Glin Castle

Lens & Larder at Glin Castle

Hi All,

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Candella teamed up with beautiful & talented Imen McDowell for currently happening Lens & Larder event at Glin Castle, one of Ireland's most historic castle on the banks of the River Shannon. We are proud to have been selected as an exclusive gift for VIP guests inlcuding renewed landscape architect Catherine Fitzgerald and daughter of the Knight of Glin - Catherine Fitzgerald and her husband, actor Dominic West winner of BAFTA awards who best known for his role in 'The Wire' series.


At the helm of Lens & Larder: An Irish Country Affair will be Mimi and Oddur Thorisson, the internationally acclaimed food writing and photography team behind the award-winning food blog, Manger, and best-selling books, A Kitchen in France, A Year of Cooking (2014) and French Country Cooking (2016) published by Clarkson-Potter. Mimi and Oddur live in Médoc, France with their 8 children and 9 dogs. Together they host wildly popular cooking and photography workshops in their home and the surrounding wine country. Both Oddur and Mimi are contributing editors to Condé Nast Traveler, and their work has featured in Vanity FairNew York Times,Vogue Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, House & Garden, Bon Appetit and more.


Over the course of three nights, student guests will experience cooking with a bounty of indigenous and seasonal Irish ingredients, traditional music, an autumnal garden walk and history talk with Catherine Fitzgerald, an authentic pub dinner at the charming O’Shaughnessy’s of Glin, afternoon tea in the castle, an Irish Harriers Hunt, and will finish with Mimi’s magnificent masquerade Sahmain farewell feast. All the time honing and developing the skills to capture this story as it beautifully unfolds. 

We hope that everyone involved in this enchanting autumn weekend to celebrate cooking and photography have an amazing time and will bring back home awesome memories.





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