EASY IRISH STEW

EASY IRISH STEW Active Time:15 minutes Total Time:1 hour, 45 minutes Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1.5 Lbs diced lamb 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp plain flour 2 lbs. white potatoes 4 large carrots 1 small swede 1 large onion 1/4 pound of pearl barley 500ml lamb stock A few sprigs of thyme Salt METHOD Pre-heat your…

Irish Baked Potatoes.

One of my favorites Take 2 potatoes per person. Leave the bigger ones to stuff use the little ones, dig out the potatoes into canoes. Peel and boil the centers and the small potatoes in salted water until tender Then drain and mash.  Make a mixture with fried bread-crumbs Moisten with 3 beaten eggs, well…

Basic Irish Sausages

4 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb pork,Lean 8 oz Pork fat,without gristle 1/2 t allspice,Ground 1 t Salt Fresh-ground pepper Pinch sage (or marjoram) -Dried 1 oz White breadcrumbs (optional) Ground ginger,mace, nutmeg Cloves,cayenne pepper Preparations Mince the meat and fat twice, then mix very well and season. (Fry a teaspoon or so each time…

Black Pudding (Irish)

8 Servings Ingredients 1 lb Pig’s liver 1 1/2 lb Unrendered lard,chopped 120 fl Pig’s blood 2 lb Breadcrumbs 4 oz Oatmeal 1 Medium onion,chopped 1 t Salt 1/2 t Allspice 1 Beef casings Preparations (Always served with an Irish “fry”. The preparation of this pudding may be impracticalthese days due to the difficulty of…

Baked Parsnips Irish Style

8 Servings Ingredients 2 1/2 lb Parsnips 2 oz Butter (or bacon fat) 3 T Stock 1 Salt and pepper 1 Pinch nutmeg Preparations Peel parsnips, quarter, and remove any woody core. Parboil for 15 minutes. Place in an ovenproof dish. Add stock and sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Dot with butter and bake…

Ardshane House Irish Stew

Ingredients 4 lb Middle neck of lamb,cut in One inch chunks 4 lb Potatoes,peeled 10 sm Onions,sliced 2 oz Pearl barley 2 pt Beef stock Salt and pepper,To Taste Preparations That’s the basic recipe. You can add a load of sliced carrots and leeks to make it go further and about 5-6 tsps. of Worchestershire…

Boxty (Potato Griddle Cakes) (Irish)

8 Servings Ingredients 1/2 lb Raw potato 1/2 lb potato,Mashed 1/2 lb Plain flour 1 Milk 1 Egg 1 Salt and pepper Preparations Grate raw potatoes and mix with the cooked mashed potatoes. Add salt, pepper and flour. Beat egg and add to mixture with just enough milk to make a batter that will drop…

Boiled Collar Of Bacon With Creamy Mustard Sauce

4 Servings Ingredients 1 Kg Unsmoked bacon 1 md Onion 2 Carrots 2 Celery sticks 1 Bay leaf 1 3/16 l Chicken stock 150 ml Double cream 70 g butter,Unsalted 1 t Brown mustard seeds Seasoning Preparations Remove the rind from the bacon and roll the bacon. Roughly chop the onion, carrots and celery sticks….

Beacan Bruithe (Baked Mushrooms)

Vegetables,Meats,Irish 4 Servings Ingredients 16 Large field mushrooms 4 oz onions,Chopped 4 oz Whole wheat breadcrumbs 4 oz Sausage meat 1 t sage,Chopped 1 Salt and pepper Preparations Wash and peel mushrooms. Remove stalks and discard. Brush mushrooms with melted butter. Fry onions in remaining butter. When tender, mix onion and butter with breadcrumbs, sausage…

Baby Carrots And Onions In Cream (Irish)

4 Servings Ingredients 1 lb Baby carrots 1 lb Small white onions 5 fl Cream 1 Salt and pepper 1 Pinch nutmeg Preparations Wash and trim carrots. Peel onions. Place in pot with 1/2 inch boiling salted water. Cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Remove lid and boil rapidly, shaking pot to prevent burning,…