Ireland Food - Irish Food Dishes
Seafood is plentiful in Ireland. Fresh Salmon, Lobsters, Monkfish and Shrimp to name just a few examples of the type of seafood that is locally caught daily and prepared fresh in restaurants all across Ireland. Ireland is the home of many speciality seafood restaurants and Oysters are a particular delicacy that Ireland is famous for, accompanied with a cold Guinness of course! County Galway is the home of the annual World Oyster Opening Championship and competitors travel from all over the world to compete at opening or shucking their oysters! Opening an oyster is not as easy as you think!
Ireland Food - Traditional Food from Ireland
Traditional food from Ireland includes lots of homemade bread recipes. Homemade soda bread is delicious and is usually white bread sweetened with raisins, brown wheaten bread is also a popular choice. Unfortunately for those suffering from food allergies and intolerances soda bread can be a particular problem. To overcome this we have included a gluten free recipe for soda bread.
Ireland Food - Irish Desserts
There are plenty of Irish desert recipes in this section including Irish apple tart, pound cake and Irish cookies. We have also included a great Irish Coffee recipe, the ultimate after dinner liqueur!
Ireland Food - Traditional Irish Recipes
We have included a selection of traditional Irish recipes including potato bread, soda bread, wheaten bread, Irish stew, corned beef and cabbage, potato and cheese and Colcannon.
Ireland Food - St Patrick's Day Recipes
Lots of food ideas for St Patrick's day! We have included a selection of great recipes from Ireland to celebrate this special day, everyone is Iirsh on St Patrick's day! From Corned beef and cabbage to Irish Cookies we have included some mouth watering recipes not forgetting drinks of course, a delicious recipe for home made Irish Cream Liqueur.
Ireland Food - Potatoes
All sorts of Irish food dishes incorporate the Potato. Traditional Irish potato bread is the most popular choice but the people of Ireland also use the potato in soup recipes, casseroles and potato salads. The humble potato is such a versatile vegetable, traditional Irish breakfasts also include the potato, either in the form of potato bread or for a really tasty dish, try using leftover boiled potatoes, sliced and fried until crispy on both side, delicious! We have included lots of ideas for the potato, for example using cheese with potatoes is a great and simple way to create a tasty treat!
Irish Food - Potato Farls