As an Irish child porridge or oatmeal served as winter breakfast, but once spring came Weetabix filled that breakfast cereal role. Wholegrain biscuits with minimal sugar, we loved to pour ice-cold milk over them and sprinkle a little sugar on top. Image Credit My kids love Weetabix and thankfully I can find this wholesome breakfast […]
A Taste Of Ireland
Here let's discover some uniquely Irish products and ingredients, from steak sauces to potato chips, which are loved by Irish men and women all over the world. A discussion of Irish food in general, not recipes, is what you'll find here. This is the grub and the condiments that make our Irish taste buds tingle.
“The Chipper” is what Irish people lovingly call their favorite fish and chip shop. Every chipper’s menu highlights deep-fried, battered, white fish served with chips (thick-cut french fries), drizzled with malt vinegar and dusted lightly with salt. One of my most vivid memories of Ireland is the aroma of fresh cod and chips wafting from […]
All of the corned beef and cabbage eaten over the next few weeks to celebrate St. Patrick will probably be washed down with many pints of Guinness, Ireland’s favorite beverage. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands world wide with billions of pints consumed each year. Made from roasted unmalted barley, Guinness has […]
Christmas and chocolate just seem to go together. Like many the world over, Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas for me, without its mouth-melting goodness. Chocolate treat expectations vary from country to country. Some like boxes of indulgent chocolates, others stockings stuffed with goodies, like chocolate Santas. As an Irish kid, candy canes and lollipops didn’t […]