Recipes

Recipes

Welcome to the irelandseye.com page on Irish recipes and Irish baking; full of traditional meals and dishes set out with easy to follow instructions.

Apple Jelly - This well-flavoured jelly is very easy to make and will keep -if given a chance.
Barmbrack - Traditional Irish bread.
Beef in Guinness - The Guinness in this recipe has the same function as the wine in Coq Au Vin.
Boxty - Boxty is a traditional potato dish, celebrated in the rhyme.
Irish Breakfast - The best way to start a day.
Champ - Champ is a simple warming dish which is cheap, easy to produce and very filling.
Dublin Coddle - This is a very popular dish, especially in Dublin, and has been so for many years.
Corned Beef and Cabbage - Corned beef is brisket, topside or silverside which has been pickled in brine.
Gooseberry Crumble - This dish is an easily prepared and economical dessert.
Limerick Ham - To the Irish, ham is a cured leg of pork.
Irish Coffee - Irish Coffee and Hot Whiskey.
Dublin Lawyer - This dish is delicious and traditional - a happy combination.
Mutton Broth - It is a good idea to make this broth a day in advance.
Irish Pancakes - These are also known as Scotch Pancakes, especially in the north.
Pea and Ham Soup - This soup is made with dried peas.
Porter Cake - Porter is a type of dark Irish beer, not now as widely available as it once was.
Pot of Tea - It is easy to make a poor cup of tea.
Rhubarb Crumble - A fruit fool is a simple and delicious dessert, rich and creamy - but not overly so.
Baked Salmon - There is no doubt that this is an expensive dish.
Brown Scones - A traditional recipe for brown scones.
Soda Bread - This bread is popular throughout Ireland.
Blackberry Sorbet - A fresh fruit sorbet is a delightfully refreshing culmination to any meal.
Spiced Beef - Spiced beef is traditionally eaten at Christmas time.
Irish Stew - Irish stew is easy to make and if made with mutton and cooked slowly will be both flavorsome and tender.
Potato Farl - Also known as potato cake or potato bread, this is very much a northern dish.
Potato Soup - The basis of a good soup - especially a simple soup such as this - is a good stock.
Dulse and Yellowman - Dulse is a purple edible seaweed.
Buttermilk Scones - Morning coffee and afternoon tea would not be complete without fresh scones.
Chocolate Cake - The "Irishness" of this lovely chocolate cake is thanks not only to the wonderful liqueur used in the filling, but also to a certain, very Irish, ingredient in the cake mixture itself, which contributes to its moistness.
Lemon and Vanilla Curd Cake - Curds were once an important part of the Irish diet.
Currant Squares - Here is an unsurpassed favourite, especially when made with a delicate flaky pastry.
Flakemeal Crunchies - This is an updated version of the ever-popular oat biscuit.
Kerry Apple Cake - This cake does not keep very well, but that is not usually a problem, as you can be sure it will disappear very quickly!
Oatcakes - Oats are one of our oldest natural crops.
Potato Bread - Also known as fadge or potato cake.
Country Rhubarb Cake - Both my parents ate this as children, dished straight out of the oven.