The potato farm is at the core of the Irish people. Oppressed and poor, growing Irish potatoes was not a matter of choice but one of survival. This fourth part in the Irish Potatoes series depicts conditions on the typical potato farm in the lead-up to the Great Irish Famine.
Spiked eggnog recipe to set your tastebuds a-dancing! With this tasty Whiskey Eggnog in your arsenal, it has now never been easier to slurp your way through the holidays...
A delicious layer shot that looks great – like the Irish flag! And just like the tricolor currently serving as the disputed version of Ireland’s flag, you get to choose what color the ‘orange’ part. Grand Marnier, Brandy, Cointreau or Cognac is usually the preferred weapon of choice. But, as always, you are encouraged to get creative. Especially if it's St. Patrick's Day.
Ireland’s flag, the banner representing the Irish nation state, is green with a golden harp on it. Or at least it was until the 19th century...
Isn't it time you chomped on some simply scrumptious whole wheat Irish soda bread?! Taste the truest classic, brought to you by Jelena from Apple-Green.com. Foodies of the world unite!
Simple recipe for traditional Irish soup. What a belly warmer! This has to be the perfect comfort food. Because isn't life harder when it's cold outside? And so easy! Leeks, onions, some herbs..
Parlor game to be played next time you are consuming Irish desserts and just can't stand the hypocrisy anymore. Ideal for Patrick's festivities, or any other Irish apple cake-eating occasion. May turn you into a food fascist.
Baking a Halloween Cake with character is just so enriching! Get all you need to know about the iconic Irish tea cake – the ANCIENT Halloween rituals, history and, of course, the original recipe... And if you'd care to have your fortune told, just consult The Cake!
Traditional Halloween food has officially been resurrected! Fancy uncovering these Celtic recipes & rituals from the distant past? Don't just do Halloween food, make the ANCIENT versions!
An Gorta Mór was a KEY turning point in modern Irish history. But did the dependence on Irish Potatoes really cause the tragedy? Understand THE FACTS of the Irish Famine.
Porter beer has long ago taken over your nearby pub. Ever wondered why? Read about the dark obsession consuming Irish hearts ever further. Because whilst Guinness remains the quintessential image of stout, it is only one producer of an Irish dark beer that looms large on the global spectrum.
TV cooking host and blogger David “Old Fat Guy” Farrell shares his experience of Irish cuisine. And brings you two recipes – Make Irish Sausage or Bake some Potato Bread.
Engage the timeless nature of a hearty stove top beef stew. This recipe may be cooked a little differently from how the Irish of old would have done it, but it certainly is still as deliciously rustic. Because a true classic never fades. Nor fails to deliver.