Ireland

Food, wine, beer and spirits in Ireland.

Irish stew

Total time
2 hours, 30 minutes
Yield
6 servings

The inviting and very satisfying Irish stew illustrates the stewing technique. Prepared usually with the tougher cuts from lamb or mutton and, being Irish, the vegetables had to include potatoes. A good Irish stew is thick and hearty not watered down like soup. A substantial dish and full of flavor.

Irish coffee

Total time
15 minutes
Yield
2 servings

If you like to finish a meal with a cup of coffee, then you have to try an Irish coffee. Made from black coffee, Irish whiskey, brown sugar and whipping cream it’s a drink that is sure to please any day of the year.

Irish soda bread

Total time
1 hour, 35 minutes
Yield
6 servings

Irish soda bread, made in a cast iron skillet with buttermilk, sour cream and caraway seeds, is super simple. Mind, it’s heavy bread and therefore excellent served with soup, stew or any dish where you may need to soak up natural juices or gravy.

Breakfast in Ireland

The term Irish breakfast refers to a fully cooked breakfast including a selection of fried items, mainly eggs and pork products. This kind of breakfast is mainly served in hotels and pubs in Ireland and it is similar to English breakfast.

Irish coddle

Total time
1 hour, 45 minutes
Yield
6 servings

Coddle is a traditional Irish dish made up of layers of bacon rashers and sausage, sliced potatoes and onion. It is steamed or partially boiled and seasoned with salt and pepper.