“Traditional Irish food is all about comfort and now proves this more than Dublin coddle. Purists will have to excuse the frying of the sausages, but I’m sorry I can’t bear a nude sausage sitting in my coddle. Do seek the best butchers sausages and streaky bacon you can get your hands on, for a simple dish like this one it makes all the difference.”
This Irish Cottage Pie recipe is an easy and tasty comfort food meal everyone loves. This family favorite is made with ground beef (mince) and vegetables baked in a delicious gravy filling topped with pastry and baked until perfectly golden brown.
An easy comfort food, this Shepherd's Pie recipe is a delicious potato-topped ground lamb or beef casserole. Which is steeped in a flavorful sauce with vegetables that will bring to mind the beauty of Ireland.
“Boxty, occasionally spelled “boxdy,” is basically a potato cake, eaten mostly in the north of Ireland, especially in counties Cavan, Fermanagh, Derry, and Tyrone. Boxty vies with champ and colcannon as Ireland’s best-known potato dish.”
“Boxty potato pancakes are a traditional Irish recipe and they come with a great little rhyme that we were taught growing up: ‘Boxty on the griddle, boxty on the pan, if you can’t bake boxty, sure you’ll never get a man.’. The traditional recipe varies from region to region, but they all use grated raw potato. This is the version that my family makes and they are great with a full Irish breakfast.”
“These are the lightest and most delicious rolls I have ever tasted. They are a nice change from soda bread & they freeze very well too. Delicious served up with Irish Stew or just covered in a thick layer of Irish butter.”
Easy to prepare in under 30 minutes, this warm Cream of Potato Soup is just like my Grandma O'Hara used to make. A perfect antidote for cold, wintry nights, brisk fall afternoons, rainy spring days… or any other day as well.
"It’s not surprising that chowder is an Irish menu staple. Seen as a “poor man’s food” the hearty soup made with cream and seafood is right down Ireland’s alley when it comes to wholesome local produce."
“More commonly associated with stings and childhood tears, nettles are in fact a hugely underrated ingredient. This traditional nettle soup recipe from Richard Corrigan includes thinly sliced scallops (lightly cured by salt and gently cooked by the soup below) and horseradish crème fraîche – a refreshing combination for a warm day.”
“Barmbrack is a traditional Irish fruitcake, also known as Irish Tea Cake depending on the time of year that you’re eating it! This recipe makes a really beautiful moist fruit loaf which is packed with flavour.”
“Irish Apple Cake is a traditional dessert in Ireland. Recipes for the moist and tender cast iron cake are as varied as the beautiful people who live in the Emerald Isle. This heritage recipe is a simple and tasty dessert everyone will love.”
Synonymous with St. Patrick's Day, Irish Coffee is a sure sign of the season. This Non Alcoholic Irish Coffee recipe with Citrus is delicious and fruity. And so simple. I absolutely love it. If you're not a fan of rum extract, you'll want to try this version!