Irish Christmas Pudding

With its rich fruit and the plentiful addition of whiskey, this pudding has an important place at the table in any traditional Irish Christmas It's often called Plum Pudding, but it …

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Irish Cream Recipes

If you don't want to buy Irish Cream or can't find the perfect one, the good news is that it's quite simple to make. There are two good recipes here, …

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Bacon and Cabbage

Although long associated with Ireland, Corned beef is not traditional, the Irish are far more likely to serve bacon with their cabbage. Corned beef is actually an Irish-American dish, though it …

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Irish Stew

The ingredients are simple, lamb, potato, onion and carrot, but the result is a hearty and warming dish which the Irish have enjoyed for generations. There are probably as many stew …

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Leek and Potato Soup

Many Irish soups are based on potatoes, this one combines them with leeks to make a very satisfying and tasty dish. A big mug of this kind of hearty soup is …

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Irish Brown Bread

Brown bread is an Irish staple, often made daily in the home as it is quick and easy to make and tastes best when really fresh, even warm from the …

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Spotted Dog

Made with just a little sugar and plenty of dried fruit, this bread has been an Irish favourite, especially with children, for generations. It's essentially a white soda bread recipe with …

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Traditional Irish Christmas Cake

Made with plenty of fruit, nuts and Irish Whiskey and topped with marzipan and white frosting, the Christmas cake is a central part of Christmas in Ireland. This recipe is a …

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