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..
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.
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.
Poteen? What's this nonsense? Everyone knows the national drink of Ireland is _ _ _ _ _ (_) _. Well, yes, Irish whiskey has traveled the world over, and is surely up there with the best of them. But, is it actually the national drink?
The first in a series of articles exploring all aspects of the Irish love affair with potatoes. Discover in Part I how the potato came to Ireland in the first place. And how initially it was only meant for animal consumption.
Make your own poteen! This easy recipe for moonshine uses potatoes and malted barley for the base and can be whipped up without much stress. Banned for 350 years, now back in play. Can you hear those shindig bells a-chimin'?
This recipe shows the flexible nature of traditional Irish dishes. We may be shot for saying so, but Coddle is a kind of a 'makey-uppey' one-pot dish, aimed at using up whatever is on hand. The mainstays are: potatoes, sausages, bacon, and onions.
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.
Part III of the series Irish Potatoes: The Spud in Irish Food Traditions. Taking a longer historical perspective, this part examines the power dynamic embedded in Irish potatoes. Because not so long ago, potatoes in Ireland meant power over human destinies...