Irish Boxty Recipe

 Traditional Irish Potato Pancakes   Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes, boiled in salted water and mashed 2 medium potatoes, grated 1 cup flour, self-rising or all-purpose 1 cup buttermilk, approximate (can substitute regular milk) 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste Black pepper, to taste Butter OR canola oil OR a mixture of the two, for frying…

25 Random Irish Facts

25 Random Irish Facts #1- Achill Island is the largest island off Ireland’s coast. It’s 56 miles square, with dramatic landscape featuring wild cliffs and moors. #2- The northern Spanish town of Santiago de Compostela is known as”el Dingle de Santiago” in memory of a journey that Irish religious pilgrims made there in medieval times….

My Ma and her Irish Superstitions

  My Ma and her Irish superstitions~ All my life, my Ma has been mentioning little superstitions to me. When I was a teenager, I’d just roll my eyes. I wanted so much to ignore these ludicrous cosmic warnings; but inevitably, a little voice inside me would whisper, “You’d better do as she told you…