When it comes time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, soda bread, bacon and cabbage, and Guinness probably rise to the top of the holiday menu. And why not? These iconic dishes are among the most popular for the Irish worldwide, and one more recipe, like this oatmeal and stout cake, is never one-too-many! Its…Continue
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In days gone by, there was a popular Irish rhyme…Continue
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Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 15th this year! Haven’t got a special gift picked out yet? Here’s a list of presents that any Irish dad would love sent from the Emerald Isle.
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One glorious July morning, I was on my way to help John Joe Maher make hay, when I noticed a crowd of strangers in the town square. A film crew, so I strayed from my path and went to see what they were at.…Continue
That was a practice I have not participated in for several years. I am the worse for that. If I had continued with that pleasant pastime the water that has flowed under the…Continue
Some of you might be taking a trip to Ireland in the near future and having a real pint of Guinness will be first on your agenda. You have all heard that the Black Stuff tastes better in Ireland and it definitely does. Trust me; you are talking to an expert. …Continue
What's it all about? Is it a day to pay homage to the father of our national beverage (although we drink his stout every other day of the week) or a clever marketing ploy by diageo, an international concern which has little or nothing to do with Ireland?
Christy Moore has written a satirical ditty about the event.
BTW how Irish is Guinness?…Continue
Are you interested in food ... and Irish food in particular? Join the brand new group here on The Wild Geese, "The Irish Kitchen," and get access to great recipes submitted by other members, discussions on Irish ingredients, tips on preparation and serving,…Continue
By Maryann Tracy
Producer / The Wild Geese ‘Kitchen’
I'm no beer aficionado, but I have had a few in my day, and I can tell you, the goings-on in the craft-beer industry is pure craziness. On St. Patrick's Day maybe I'll have only one, but it better be something that tastes like beer, not that…