Category: Irish

Irish Seafood Chowder

After the ubiquitous fish and chips, the other sea creatures harvested along the Irish coast, like cockles and mussels, often get combined with some Irish cream and potatoes to make chowder.  Most commonly served as...

Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup

When leeks come into season in the fall, you’ll generally find them at their freshest and cheapest.  With the cooler weather, most appetites will welcome a hearty soup like this popular Irish delight. Preparing...

Blarney Castle

Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon and Cheese

There is surely no vegetable as versatile as the humble spud.  In Ireland, where you’ll find Tayto Park, a theme park devoted to them and even a national potato day celebrating them, you’ll find...

Beef and Barley Soup

This recipe is so hearty and makes the perfect lunch in cooler months. If you find yourself with some leftover roast beef or lamb, get yourself some “pot” barley and simmer away. The condiment...