Spud Sundays

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: New Season, Old Spuds

It may be time for potato planting, but this weekend I found myself harvesting instead


Spud Sunday: Super Spud Heroes

It’s that Organic Centre Potato Day time of year again and in a week, too, that saw a well deserved Irish Food Writers’ Guild award for Dave Langford and Dermot Carey and their heritage potato collection


Spud Sunday: Get Growing

So the Great British Spud Off is on the lookout for Irish entries – they want to know who can grow most from a single spud. Plus expect seeds & spud heads aplenty at the Organic Centre Potato Day in Leitrim this weekend.

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