As the summer season arrives, it’s time to embrace the sizzling excitement of BBQs in Cavan. The Created In Cavan network is here to enhance your culinary adventures with a remarkable selection of local producers. Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or a BBQ enthusiast, these Cavan-based businesses have everything you need to elevate your BBQ experience.
From the finest local meats to the most refreshing beverages, let’s explore the essential local produce that will turn your summer BBQ into a sensational feast!
Barry John Gourmet Sausages
Barry John Sausages is a family run award winning gourmet sausage manufacturing business from Cavan. Barry is a 2nd generation artisan butcher who from an early age realised that there was a market for flavoured Gourmet Sausages with a difference.
Barry and his team are dedicated to producing high quality gourmet sausages, they still hand make and hand pack each of the sausages. Barry sells his sausages locally into Cavan, Longford, Meath and Westmeath.
Each of Corleggy Cheeses is cared for individually with lots of subtle flavours and improving with maturity; its natural rind is nurtured being one of the cheeses characteristics.
They provide a range of soft and hard cheeses so you’ll be able to pair their product with any BBQ feast.
Cullys Craft Bakery
Cullys Craft Bakery is a third-generation family business dedicated to preserving the traditional methods of baking, using only the highest quality ingredients to ensure they consistently deliver that wholesome taste that their customers know and love since 1953.
All their products are baked during the night by their team of skilled bakers for guaranteed freshness.
Dinkin’s Home Bakery
Dinkin’s Home Bakery are a family run home bakery & cafe business set up over 40 years ago and supply homemade breads, pastries, desserts & celebration cakes to the people in Co. Cavan and Co. Monaghan.
They have won numerous local awards as well as Great Taste , Blas na hEireann and World Bread Awards for their range of handcrafted breads and sourdoughs, making them an excellent addition to your summer BBQ.
Drummully Boxty was established by the Farrelly family in 1983.
Traditional Irish Drummully Boxty Dumplings and Pan Boxty made from 100% Irish Potatoes and nothing else and made to their unique authentic traditional family recipe.
Healthy, gluten Free, low in fat, makes it a popular choice. Catering for vegans and vegetarians, it’s a family favourite for diverse dietary needs during summer BBQs!
Fitzpatrick’s Gourmet Ketchup
Condiments are essential to any BBQ festivity.
Fitzpatrick’s Gourmet Ketchup is a producer of gourmet ketchups. From a passion handed down from Mother to Son, they produce ketchups and marinades of superior quality and taste.
They bring traditional cooking blended with ‘just a splash’ of Irish Poitin to a distinctive range of quality artisan ketchups. Their ketchup is made in small batches with no additives or preservatives used.
Through Herd Butchery sausage making and charcuterie, they can utilise cuts of the animal that would usually be disposed of, reducing waste and introducing new and interesting cuts to their customers.
All of their meat is sourced directly from local farmers and producers where possible.
Ice Cream Treats
Ice Cream Treats is a multi-award winning ice cream and frozen yogurt manufactured based in Killeshandra Co. Cavan.
They use all local milk in creating the creamiest, tastiest ice cream and we make by hand in all small batches.
A great choice for a post-BBQ treat.
Margaret’s delivers an innovative range of free-range offerings from healthy, happy hens and is more than a business – it’s their passion.
For more than 30 years Margaret Farrelly and her family have been 100% dedicated free range, and always will be, so that you can feel 100% good about the eggs you eat.
Mc Gurren’s Artisan Butchers
Mc Gurren’s has diversified over the years and is now a destination butcher shop with customers from all over Co Cavan. All beef used is locally sourced from farmers in the Belturbet area.
All their product range is produced in store and they carry a large selection of fresh meats, value added products and cooked ready meals for extra convenience. An excellent option for your BBQ stock!
Milltown Family Meats
Milltown Family Meats rear Prime Angus and Hereford heifers on their farm and produce from them, the best quality beef to supply to their customers.
Direct from farm to fork!
Moran’s Mega Jam
Moran’s Mega Jam Ltd specialises in quality homemade jams, chutneys & relishes.
The products in Moran’s Mega Jam range are made in Co.Cavan from only fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
Paired with any of our fresh bread producers, this is sure to please any jam lover!
SeanNua Farm raise pastured poultry on chemical free land and feed only high quality organic feeds resulting in the best pastured raised eggs on the market.
They have a market garden where nutrient dense vegetables from organic seeds are grown making them the perfect addition to your BBQ.
The Micro Kombucha Brewery is where Bogboy Booch produce a traditionally fermented, unfiltered, living beverage that provides a healthier alternative to other fizzy drinks.
Wherever possible, they use seasonal, organic ingredients sourced locally. Sure to be a hit refreshment at any BBQ.
Coole Swan is the only Irish Cream Liqueur that combines Single Malt Irish Whiskey, Belgian White Chocolate and Fresh Irish Cream to deliver a distinctive, fresh, smooth, velvety, long-lasting and creamy taste experience that lingers for you to savour and enjoy.
Coole Swan provide an extensive list of cocktails that are sure to go down a hit at any BBQ.
Mary-Ellen’s Meadow currently produce a range of delicious, artisan, homemade, foraged, wild herb, fruit and flower Cordials including Elderflower, Stinging Nettle, Cavan Cordial Hawthorn Flower, Gorse, Willowherb to name but a few.
They are enjoyed diluted in still or sparkling water, or in a cocktail. They add new varieties and products to their range depending on the season so check in to see the most suitable pairing for your summer BBQ.
Scotts Irish Cider
Scotts Irish Cider is a natural artisan Irish cider, made in the County of Cavan, using the best quality Irish apples from provincial apple growers.
A refreshing crowd-pleaser for anyone who wishes to pair a cider with their BBQ meal.
Keeping your BBQ goods local adds a special touch to your grilling experience. By supporting the talented producers and businesses within the region, you not only enjoy the freshest and highest quality ingredients, but you also contribute to the growth and sustainability of the local community.
This summer, let’s embrace the spirit of Cavan and host BBQs that showcase the rich flavours and vibrant culinary scene right on our doorstep!
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