Chicken curry may have originated in India, but it is a firm dinner favorite throughout the Emerald Isle. Many Irish people purchase their curries at local Chinese take-outs, but I prefer to cook mine from scratch. A few chopped apples and raisins add a perfect sweet surprise to this dish. Whether you like to eat […]
Irish Main Dishes
Many Americans are surprised to learn that corned beef and cabbage is seldom eaten in Ireland. It is in fact an Irish American tradition. In my homeland bacon and cabbage is probably the most traditional of all Irish dinners. In this section I'll share some old favorites for an Irish dinner like fish and chips, and I'll also add some modern day Irish favorites like chicken curry, even if these recipes are inspired by international cuisine.
Fish and chips is one of my all time favorite meals from my childhood days in Ireland. This light and crispy beer batter is perfect for deep frying cod or haddock, producing succulent fish any traditional fish and chip shop would be proud of. Battered fish is a food staple in Ireland and cooked to […]
Shepherd’s pie may have originated in England, but it was adopted by Irish people many years ago. I grew up eating shepherd’s pie. To give my version of this traditional dish a true Irish flair, I have added Guinness stout to the beef mixture. Shepherd’s pie is comfort food at it’s finest, especially when […]