After all, for this occasion and worldwide, people of Irish descend and not only cook different Irish dishes to mark the day.
What exactly is Irish food?
Think of traditional Irish food, and you will probably come up with potatoes, Irish Stew, Dublin Coddle, Bacon & Cabbage (Or Corned Beef & Cabbage, which is not even a traditional Irish dish, but an example of Irish emigrants to the United States making the best of available ingredients).
However, the story of Irish food is much richer and more varied than these stereotypes. It is all about food in season, cooked and delicious.
This collection of easy recipes for St.Patrick’s Day brings the American readers a multitude of Irish recipes that might not be as popular in the US, but they are traditional in Ireland.
I hope you find something new to make this year besides the recipes you already have in your repertoire.
Start this St. Patrick's Day celebration with this beautiful Irish breakfast. An Irish breakfast is the best meal to enjoy on the weekend or when a long day is ahead of you. This cooked Irish fry-up is hearty and tastes amazing!
Traditional Irish Potato Farls or Irish Potato Bread – depending on what part of Ireland you come from. Crispy on the outside, fluffy in the middle, and perfect for a tasty St.Patrick’s day breakfast. Also great for using up any leftover mash!
This Corned Beef Hash is a salty and delicious breakfast dish the whole family will love! A simple hash made with brisket, potatoes, onions, butter, thyme, and pepper and a great way to use up leftover Corned Beef!
Whether you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day or searching for a hearty dinner, and Irish Potato Fondue will make a lasting and yummy impression. Try it as a supper time side or sharable appetizer—don't forget the skewers!
This Celtic Pork Mince Tart recipe can be made year-round and can be served and eaten cold or warm. The combination of ground meat, apples or dates, and spices makes this tart well balanced and delicious.
This recipe for Irish Bangers and Mash is coated in wonderful rich onion gravy and served over the best-mashed potatoes. It’s so easy to make and is a perfect weeknight meal for the entire family. Great on Saint Patrick’s Day or all year round!
This is another recipe for Corned Beef made in a slow cooker. As a bonus, I invite you to read more about the history of corned beef in America. You might be surprised to find out that this type of meat is not traditional in Ireland. Excellent article!
"Making Irish tea brack is almost ritualistic for me; you must brew a strong pot of tea, you must wait for it to go stone cold and then pour it over the fruit, then leave the fruit to drink the tea and plump up nice and fat. That is the secret to a good tea brack. "- I am intrigued and want to make this recipe now. What about you?
Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake is a deliciously moist, date cake drenched in a warm butterscotch-toffee sauce. It’s a classic and iconic British dessert popular in all of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and it’s easy to see why!
Chocolate Stout Cake with Whiskey Buttercream Frosting. An incredibly decadent dessert for St. Patrick’s Day or any day.
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