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.
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.
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 II of our Irish Potatoes series on the greatest love story (n)ever told. Uncovering how this extraordinary plant-based diet(y) came to seize Irish life. Shaping the national psyche, exploding the population, and initiating the descent to doomsvillle..