St. Patrick’s Day, the traditional Catholic feast day of the legendary slave turned priest who is reputed to have brought Christianity to Ireland (and famously driven all the snakes from the land) is associated with copious beer drinking and parades. However, you can celebrate this day by enjoying some authentic Irish cooking.
Traditional Irish Boxty Recipe by Fusion Craftiness
“Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake that uses both cooked mashed potatoes and grated raw potatoes. It typically consists of flour, eggs and baking soda.”
Irish Soda Bread by I Heart Naptime
“A good old fashioned recipe that can be prepped in 10 minutes! The buttermilk gives this soda bread the perfect flavor.”
Traditional Irish Champ Recipe by Fusion Craftiness
“With only five ingredients, this authentic Irish potato recipe is both easy and tasty. You can easily feed a crowd with this traditional Irish dish.”
Irish Barm Brack / Tea Brack Bread Recipe by Gayathri’s Cook Spot
This lucky, fruit-studded bread is traditionally served on Halloween but it’s a wonderful accompaniment to tea any time of the year.
Authentic Irish Lamb Stew by The Spruce Eats
“Authentic Irish stew is always made with lamb and is even better as the flavors blend, so make it the day before you plan to serve it.”
If, after all this, you still want the Irish American dish of corned beef and cabbage, check out Catastrophe Kitchen’s recipe here.