Travel Writers’ Guide: Best Irish Recipes

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 14, 2018 /
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Whether you’re making a special dinner for St Patrick’s Day, or you’d just like to infuse the goodness of Ireland into your meals, chances are that you’re probably looking for some excellent Irish recipes. Never fear, dear reader! I’ve collated the best of Irish recipes, from travel writers in the know (you’ll recognize many of them from our Best of Ireland: An A-Z Guide), and a few B&Bs in Ireland. And am I surprised at the goodness that follows? Not one bit…I love Irish food (especially seafood chowder). Get ready to cook!

Travel Writers’ Guide: Best Irish Recipes

BREADS

Irish Brown Bread

Irish Brown Bread recipe

Mary Browne’s Delicious Irish Brown Bread

Mini Cheddar Scones

Minnie Collins Irish Fruit Scone Recipe

Minnie Collins Irish Fruit Scone Recipe, Irish Fireside

Soda Bread from Ballymaloe

BREAKFAST

A range of breakfast recipes from Seaview B&B, Doolin, including stewed rhubarb with ginger!

Irish Breakfast Scones

Irish Breakfast Scones

SOUPS

Guinness Stew

Irish Fish Chowder

Irish Fish Chowder

Irish Potato Soup

Irish Potato Soup

Potato, Prawn, and Lime Soup From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chef

Potato, Prawn, and Lime Soup From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chef

APPETIZERS

Irish Brown Bread and Smoked Salmon Pate

MAIN DISHES

Corned Beef and Vegetables, slow cooked with beer

Corned beef with vegetables

Cod, Octopus, Purple Broccoli, Broccoli Puree, and Horseradish Mayonnaise From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chef

Cod, Octopus, Purple Broccoli, Broccoli Puree, and Horseradish Mayonnaise From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chef

Cheddar-topped Shepherd’s Pie

Irish recipes: Cheddar-topped Shepherd's Pie

Corned Beef and Cabbage Pizza

Irish Recipe: Corned beef and cabbage pizza (!)

Dublin Coddle Recipe

Fionn mac Cumhaill Whiskey Roasted Salmon Recipe

Irish Stew

Irish recipe: Irish Stew

Shin and Guinness Pie

Steak and Guinness Pie

Irish Pub Recipes for St Patrick's Day - includes Boxty bites, Guinness BBQ Burger, and Shepherd's Pie

Irish pub recipes for St Patrick's Day - from Travel writers' best Irish recipes

Whiskey Glazed Corned Beef

Irish recipe: Whiskey Glazed Corned Beef

SIDES

Boxty (Irish Potato Griddle Cakes)

Irish recipe: Boxty (Irish Potato Griddle Cakes)

Recipe: Orange, Spinach, and Salmon Salad From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chef

 Recipe: Orange, Spinach, and Salmon Salad  From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chef

Colcannon

Irish recipe: Colcannon

Michele’s Leprechaun Mashed Potatoes

Irish recipe: Michele's Leprechaun Mashed Potatoes

DESSERTS

Rhubarb and Ginger Crème Brûlée From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chefs

Rhubarb and Ginger Crème Brûlée From The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chefs

Bailey’s Crème Brulee

Irish recipes: Bailey's Creme Brulee

Banoffee Pie

Irish recipe: Banoffee Pie

Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe

Irish recipe: Bread and butter pudding

Irish Cream Cheesecake

Irish recipes: Irish cream cheesecake

Irish Coffee Cupcakes

Irish Shortbread

Irish Tea Cake

Irish recipes: Irish tea cake

Irish Whisky Banana Bread

Mary Ryan’s Apple Custard Pie

Roberta's Parsley Cake

Traditional Barmbrack Cake

Irish recipes: Traditional Barmbrack Cake

DRINKS

An Irish Kiss

Irish recipes: An Irish Kiss

Authentic Irish Coffee

Authentic Irish coffee

Frozen Black Irish Recipe

Make Your Own Irish Cream

Irish recipes: Make your own Irish cream

Michele’s Sweet and Dreamy Irish Coffee Recipe

Irish recipes: Michele's sweet and dreamy Irish Coffee recipe

 

Stories

Cook Up a Traditional Irish Christmas Feast

Christmas Dinner Irish Style: Great Holiday Recipes Inspired by Ireland

Sampling Seafood Chowder in Ireland

Sampling seafood chowder in Ireland

And a Free Irish recipes ebook!

Free Irish recipes ebook

 

What are your favorite Irish recipes? Please share!

 

 

 

This article was originally published in 2014 and updated in 2018

 

 

 

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