Dublin Coddle is a traditional Irish dish primarily made by true blue Dubliners. It’s a one-pot wonder that combines potatoes, sausages, bacon and onions. Cooked slowly in water or broth the result is a filling stew loved throughout Ireland’s capital city. For real Dubs, coddle is a nostalgic dish. One that reminds them of childhood, […]
Irish Soups And Stews
Soups and stews are wonderful comfort foods and part of my Dublin childhood. Here I share some of my favorite Irish soups and stews - comfort food at its finest. And believe me, as the mother of four kids, I know there's nothing as easy as a one pot meal on a busy day.
When the weather turns cold, a good beef stew is on the menu in our house. This very easy winter dinner is perfect for warming up when temperatures fall. Since the mercury has dropped so low in many parts of the eastern United States this week, I thought it would be the perfect time to […]
Irish potato soup uses simple ingredients, which in years gone by were easily available in rural Irish kitchens. When I say this soup is easy to make, I really mean it. There are only seven ingredients – potato, onion, butter, stock, cream, and salt and pepper to taste. My recipe today is for a very […]
Zucchini and leeks combine to make a wonderfully green soup. Light and refreshing, this soup can be served hot or cold, but being ever so Irish, I like it hot. Inspired by the more traditional Irish recipe for potato and leek soup, I love to make this soup when I have lots of zucchini on […]
Parsnips and apples, with a hint of curry, compliment each other perfectly in this creamy soup. The pairing of parsnips with apples intensifies their sweetness, with an added underlying warmth from the curry powder, making this soup truly satisfying. I love curry flavor, like many Irish people. A teaspoon of mild curry powder, a hint […]