The Big Dig

The Big Dig – where an X-shaped lazy bed will be dug & planted w/ potatoes as a temporary Famine memorial – takes place @ The Irish Famine Museum, Strokestown Sun 29 March

Topics: Events, History

Spudless Sunday

A severe blow has been dealt to the Dave Langford / Dermot Carey heritage potato collection, as I learned at this year’s Organic Centre Potato Day

Spud Sunday: Masters Of Coddle

It was coddle, but not quite as we knew it, at the inaugural Temple Bar Coddle Cook Off, where chefs came up with many & varied interpretations of the traditional Dublin dish

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: 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

Topics: Chefs, Events