Baked Goods

Spud Sunday: Social Spuds

Chocolate chips, peanut butter and potato crisps, all in one cookie – hard to resist, as, too, were the visual charms of Pinterest


Spud Sunday: Winter Buttermilk

Introducing winter buttermilk, made by fermenting flour with cooked & raw potatoes, and used in times past in Ireland as a substitute for buttermilk when making soda bread, that most iconic of Irish foods


Spud Sunday: Smiling Spuds

Last week’s episode of Bia Dúchais spoke of potatoes that smile easily – this potato-based lemon & poppy seed cake should make you smile easily too


Spud Sunday: Rose-Tinted Spuds

Mixing it up, spud-wise, with potato pinwheels, featuring mashed potato, goats cheese, toasted hazelnuts and spinach, rolled in puff pastry, sliced, baked and, quickly thereafter, eaten.


Spud Sunday: Irish Eating

Old and new Irish recipes abound, with the Goodall’s Modern Irish Cookbook & the ICA cookbook both newly launched. Amongst the recipes included are these ICA-inspired potato scones, firmly in the traditional Irish camp.


Spud Sunday: Sassy And Serious

Herewith a chocolate potato cake recipe inspired by this year’s Taste of West Cork food festival and its evening of potato discussion, food and drama at Liss Ard Estate


Spud Sunday: Vive La Bread Revolution

This potato and rosemary flowerpot bread was just one of the many results of a day spent kneading, rolling, shaping and baking at the wonderful Firehouse Bakery and Bread School on Heir Island in West Cork


Danish Cookies, Irish Butter

Butter cookies, a recipe made with Kerrygold Irish butter and inspired by the Danish butter cookies of Christmas past