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Colcannon

Colcannon

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish of creamy mashed potatoes, cabbage, and scallions. It’s comfort food at its best and only works if it is made with lashings of good salty butter and real milk. More …

Bacon and Cabbage Potato Cakes

It’s that time of year again, when supermarkets try to sell us green paraphernalia and convince everyone to be Irish for a day. Here, everyone insists on calling it ‘St. Patty’s day’ which kind of makes of me smile and cringe at the same time. It is great to see our feast day celebrated across the world though. More …

Mini Potato Rosti

Greetings from Seattle. I’m here just over a week and settling in well. Apologies to my subscribers for sending out a premature update yesterday. I was having a wee technical issue with my site :) It was kind of one of those weird days. I was all set to make some potato latkes yesterday and had everything prepped and ready. I had read a few tips and tricks online for making perfect potato latkes, and I felt well informed. It’s a pretty easy recipe, but there are a few little things that make these treats extra tasty and crispy. More …

Potato and Thyme Stacks

At home, we always seem to run out of pepper, you see, my Dad likes to have enormous amounts of pepper on everything. He puts so much pepper on his food that most meals start with a massive bout of sneezing. It’s always been called ‘black cap’ in our house which makes it sound more like an illicit drug than a condiment. More …

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