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Spud Sunday: Of Cabbages And Things

So, after several years of terribly trendy kale, it seems that cabbage is the new rising star. But, food trend or no, isn’t it ok to have both?

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Spud Sunday: The Highly Spirited Spud

A whistle stop visit to the Prince Edward Distillery to see how they make PEI potato vodka – and a range of other spirits too – on Prince Edward Island, potato capital of Canada


Spud Sunday: Six Years On

The sixth anniversary of The Daily Spud plus National Potato Day, all rolled into one weekend – from a spud point of view, it doesn’t get much better than this


Spud Sunday: 50 Ways To Say Potato

A look forward to the upcoming Theatre of Food (including Theatre of Spud) at this year’s Electric Picnic and a review of the many ways to say potato in the Irish language


Spud Sunday: A Spud’s Museum

Chocolate potato fudge, as inspired by a visit to the Canadian Potato Museum on Prince Edward Island


Spud Sunday: Notes From A Spud Island

A meeting with Kendra Mills of the Prince Edward Island Potato Board in Canada provided a fascinating insight into the island’s substantial potato industry


Spud Sunday: Prince Edward Island

On feeling right at home on Prince Edward Island – where Irish roots are many, spuds and seafood are big and where there’s more to explore than just Anne of Green Gables


Spud Sunday: Toronto & Chips

This week, I’m all about chips (or fries), incl. radio interviews, newspaper articles and my 1st encounter with poutine on a recent visit to Toronto in Canada