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..
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.
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.
It's hard to put your finger on what's Irish, but that thing, that 'down to earthedness', is surely part of it. And the deeper you delve into Irish dishes, the more you see a connection between the best of Ireland and the best Irish food. Both share that hard to define Irish character...
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.
Folk culture can teach us much about life and this human voyage we’re all on. What it is to eat, drink, dress, sing, dance, die. But if it is to survive, we need to know about the folk culture of our people. What will you hand down?