Lightened Irish Seafood Chowder

This easy chowder recipe can be made with very little fuss. To make the meal fully authentic pair it with Traditional Irish Brown Bread or give your meal an Irish-American twist with homemade croutons made from a day-old loaf of chewy sourdough. Recipe Highlights: A healthy, easy, seafood chowder featuring cod, potato, leeks, and bacon! A good source of protein,…

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Traditional Irish Brown Bread

Irish Brown Bread Brown bread is rich with a bit of sweetness and a dense texture. Similar to the soda bread you can find in American bakeries around St. Patrick’s Day, brown bread is made with no yeast. In theory, you could use slices of brown bread to make a sandwich but I have not seen it done. What you…

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Crispy Oven Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

Oven roasted potatoes bake up crisp on the outside, warm and soft on the inside. While super simple to make these potatoes qualify for ultimate comfort food status. In the early 2000’s the technology era was booming and Dublin was open for business. The city filled with young go-getters who shook loose the dirt of their sleepy villages eager to get degrees in computers…

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Guinness Braised Cabbage with Bacon

Guinness Braised Cabbage with Bacon

Guinness braised cabbage with thick cut bacon is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and pairs great with potatoes! When I think about the meat I ate in Ireland the first thing that comes to mind is bacon. Not the long thin strips of bacon common in the U.S. The bacon I think of is called rashers or back bacon. This…

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soda bread scones

Soda Bread Scones

Irish Soda Bread Scones are a humble rustic pastry you can quickly make for breakfast on a cozy morning. Biscuit-like with toasted oats around the edges. These simple scones are subtly sweet, especially with the currents and bits of orange zest that find their way into each bite. After breakfast, set one more aside for a delicious mid-morning snack.  …

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