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
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
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
Lumper potatoes make their return for a new potato season, with a lunch celebrated at Gallagher’s Boxty House and plenty of food for thought on Irish Famine history
Ireland before the potato – what we ate then and what we can learn from it now: some thoughts on ‘A Study of Irish Food Culture before the Arrival of the Potato’ by CIT culinary arts students
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
Potato Day makes a welcome return to Sonairte in Co. Meath and I visit with Lumpers in tow. Unfortunately for some, they were of the not-for-sale variety…
The Lumper potato that famously failed during the Great Irish Famine is now for sale thanks to Michael McKillop – I head to Potato Day at the Organic Centre in Leitrim with some Lumpers to share.