Posts tagged ‘irish’

March 21, 2012

Dinner Party

Party Food

I hosted a dinner party on St Patrick’s Day with the hope that everyone would bring Irish inspired food or at least food that was green. I was the only one that followed that theme! However we did have lots of yummy food and a jolly good time. Here are a selection of the dishes we ate that night.

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March 18, 2012

Bacon Cabbage Potato

Cabbage and Bacon

I wanted to make a traditional Irish dish to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. I looked up several different recipes on the internet for the best way to cook with bacon and cabbage, and the general consensus was boil all the ingredients and then put on a plate. So I thought I would see what I could do. I decided to use smoked bacon as this would give it a slightly different flavour to the traditional dish.

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March 17, 2012

Mint Cupcakes

Mint Cupcakes

In the spirit of St Patrick’s Day I decided to make some green mint cupcakes.

Basic sponge recipe with some peppermint flavouring and green colouring, and for the buttercream icing some fresh chopped mint leaves, and some more green food colouring. Minty Fresh!

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