Category Archives: Food/Recipes

Pancake Day

This coming Tuesday, the 5th March 2019, is Pancake Day, also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday — in German Faschingsdienstag. But do we really need a certain day to enjoy fluffy pancakes? Probably not. Americans like to have them … Continue reading

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Full Irish Breakfast

Do you know what you will get if you had just ordered a Full Irish Breakfast? No? You think so? Yes? Depending on the location and/or the tradition/s of the individual (restaurant owner’s) family, the ingredients can vary quite a … Continue reading

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Christmas Biscuits

I went grocery shopping on Tuesday and bought quite a few extra items. Can you guess what for? Yes, you are right: baking! Baking what? Christmas biscuits or cookies as the American would call them. Isn’t November a bit early … Continue reading

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Brack – Irish Sweet Bread

This is a Tea Brack. The recipe calls for self-raising flour and it is baked in a loaf tin. To find a recipe using yeast, please scroll down a little bit.  Ingredients: 120g (3/4 cup) whole wheat flour 120g (3/4 cup) self-raising … Continue reading

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How To Perfectly Cook Irish Potatoes

Irish potatoes and I don’t get along… 🙄 Either they are under-cooked or they are mash when I take them out of the pot. There is some appliance, though, that will help me trick these Spuds and they are cooked just … Continue reading

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Champ and Colcannon

There is nothing like living in a country and getting to know the people, their culture, their traditions and their food. For a few years I didn’t know what Champ is and how to cook it. Champ It’s a common … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

What comes to your mind when you are thinking of traditional Irish Food? Irish Stew? Irish Bread? Don’t you just love the smell of stew that has been cooked for hours coming right out of the oven (or the slow … Continue reading

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