An Irish inspired recipe round-up for any day of the year, including St. Patrick’s day. From very traditional dishes to more creative approaches to Irish food.
Traditional Irish Recipes
Tender lamb or beef and vegetables braised in roasty stout with a gamut of delicious flavors going on. Fit for St. Patrick himself.
Original to Northern Ireland, these Irish mashed potatoes are famous for their creaminess and the fresh taste of green onions folded in. Usually served with a knob of butter. Very popular around Halloween. Recipe here.
Delicious Savoy cabbage flash braised in good Irish butter. Simple and with loads of flavor – a classic Irish side dish. Psst… this is how you would prepare cabbage to fold into mashed potatoes so you can make Colcannon. Recipe here.
Baked salmon fillet glazed with authentic Irish whiskey caramel sauce and served with your choice of traditional Irish side(s) – leeks, peas, spinach, asparagus, cauliflower or artichokes. After all, it was St. Patrick who blessed salmon with its ability to jump high. Recipe here.
A decadent loaf with roasty, nutty notes and great texture. Easy, fast work and great to include with cheese trays or simply to enjoy with a generous slathering of Irish butter. Recipe here.
Don’t let the name mislead you. Even though called ‘cakes’ these delicious crackers are savory and enjoyed as a snack. Recipe here.
The perfect treat for St. Patrick’s Day parties. Cashel blue, Irish cheddar, Cahill’s Farm Porter and Dublin cheeses accompanied by dried apricots, oatcakes and brown bread. More tips here.
Succulent beef braised in delicious Guinness stout based liquid. Serve with Irish brown bread or champ. Recipe here.
The traditional way to make Shepherd’s pie dish is with minced beef, but ground lamb is often used as an alternative for delicious results.
A slowly cooked leg of lamb is an iconic to the menu’s of Irish feasts, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. Recipe here.
Bacon, bangers, onions and potatoes slowly cooked for hours.
Irish pancakes made with grated potatoes. Perfect to enjoy any time of day, with or without a stout.
Irish Inspired Recipes – Creative Spins
An enticing way to use up any corned beef leftovers. This sandwich is bursting with flavor. And cheese:)
Inspired by the ingredients in traditional Calcannon, this soup is comforting, yet unusually light.
Our meatloaf oozes delicious juices while you slice it. Made with a combination of beef and pork and a bit of oats for added texture and sweetness.
This classy pot pie begs to be eaten straight out of the skillet and accompanied by copious amounts of Irish stout.
Irish Desserts & Cocktails
Festive in appearance, delectable in flavor. There is Irish whiskey in both the filling and the frosting of this beautiful cake roll. Shamrock sprinkles optional, but really, would you want to leave them out?
A traditional Irish cake made with dried fruit simmered in stout. Dark, rich flavors await those who make it. A shot of Irish whiskey to ‘feed the cake’ is absolutely valid.
Rich, moist and surprisingly light in texture this cake is made with chocolate stout.
Remember to place the ice cream in the glass first and then add the Irish stout and Bailey’s. Less of a mess. Although some mess is encouraged.
This is how the Irish refer to Black & Tan beer. Find out why.
One of the most delicious shots you can mix – all Irish booze.
Sparkling wine and Guinness make a memorable duet that coats the tongue with a succession of contrasting flavors – pleasant sour notes and rich chocolate.