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8 giugno 2016

Irish Cuisine: Boxty And Colcannon

Post by Daniela Agrò

This is the second part of our Irish Cuisine blog post series. This time, we feature boxty and colcannon. See first part here featuring Irish soda bread and Irish stew. More of World Cuisine here.

 


Irish Cuisine: Boxty And Colcannon


 

Boxty. This Irish traditional dish means “poor house bread”. Boxty is made of raw, finely grated potato mixed with mashed potato, flour, baking soda, buttermilk and eggs then cooked like a pancake on a griddle pan.

Boxty with bacon, eggs & tomatoes by John Torode | BBC Good Food
Boxty with bacon, eggs & tomatoes by John Torode | BBC Good Food

Ingredients
4 large baking potatoes
1 bunch spring onions finely sliced
100g plain flour
1 egg white
150ml buttermilk
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3 tbsp butter (or more if you need)
2 tbsp vegetable oil (or more if you need)

For the tomatoes
6 small bunches cherry tomatoes

To serve
12 rashers back bacon
6 egg
Eggs, cooked how you like them

See recipe here.

 

Colcannon. Colcannon, which means “white-headed cabbage”, is made of mashed potato with kale or cabbage.

Colcannon by Good Food | BBC Good Food

Colcannon by Good Food | BBC Good Food

Ingredients
1kg potato well scrubbed (cut any large ones in half)
100g butter
140g sliced back bacon, finely chopped
1 small Savoy cabbage, finely shredded
150ml double cream

See recipe here.

 

 


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