Snapshots from a day spent harvesting a crop of Sarpo Axona from John Swaby Miller’s field in Wicklow, to be sold in the run up to Christmas to raise funds for SPUDS.ie
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
Making a case for Sarpo Axona potatoes from the Sarvari Research Trust in Wales: high levels of natural blight resistance and not bad in the kitchen either.
Enough with the spud-bashing, folks. Potatoes can be good for you, especially so with recipes like this for kale & dillisk mashed potatoes, a (mostly) raw food version of colcannon (raw except for the spuds, that is)
On the work of Vita, the Potato Centre of Excellence and the Irish Potato Coalition in tackling food security issues in Ethiopia and other parts of East Africa using the potato
Potato chip chocolate from San Diego based Chuao Chocolatier proves to be in a different league entirely to Mr. Tayto’s crisps + chocolate efforts
On Tayto and Tayto N.I. and the challenges posed to their crisps business by Big Food corporations like PepsiCo, plus an appeal to help Irish Seed Savers
On meeting Kamal Mouzawak, founder of Souk el Tayeb and Tawlet in Beirut and on connecting people, both in Lebanon and elsewhere, in a fundamental way through food