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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


Spud Sunday: The Big Boxty

The making of a world-record-sized potato pancake: Chefs Sham Hanifa & Pádraic Óg Gallagher go extra large with Leitrim boxty in Carrick on Shannon


Spud Sunday: A Kitchen Cometh

Have been much distracted of late, with a new kitchen in the making and a flurry of upcoming food events, including Ballymaloe LitFest and a trip to Prince Edward Island, potato capital of Canada


Spud Sunday: 10 Years A-Mashing

There was mash & more on the menu as Comber-based Mash Direct celebrated their 10th anniversary, proving mashed potato to be as solid a business foundation as any


Spud Sunday: Feeding The 50,000

Lunch with Neven Maguire & with the Aviva Stadium as a backdrop – that’s what’s on the menu as foodservice specialists Compass Group Ireland announce a partnership with the people’s chef

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