Spud Sundays

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


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