Posts Tagged potatoes
A perfect weekend was had at the Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine, with world class speakers providing plenty of food for thought and a desire to do it all again.
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
Introducing winter buttermilk, made by fermenting flour with cooked & raw potatoes, and used in times past in Ireland as a substitute for buttermilk when making soda bread, that most iconic of Irish foods
Remembering the story of Boney Bart and others that my Da used to tell
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
Spuds. I eat them and, in the case of this shed snake skin & potato pendant by Earth Apple Jewellery, I wear them too. What’s more, I’ll be engaging in lots of spud talk at July’s Food Blogger Connect in London.
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…
It’s St. Patrick’s Day, so you want green & you want spuds, right? In that case, meet spudakopita – an Irish take on the Greek classic of spanakopita, with spinach, potatoes and some surprisingly Irish feta-style cheese.