Bring the taste of Ireland to your dinner table this St Patrick’s Day by serving some traditional dishes straight from the Emerald Isles.
1. Irish Stew
This traditional Irish recipe is simple to follow and slow-cooked to perfection to create a hearty dish of lamb, potatoes, carrots and onions. You can find this and more St Patrick’s day recipes on all good cooking sites, such as http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipes/st-patrick-s-day-recipes.aspx.
2. Stout-braised steak with chips
A shin of beef slow-cooked in beer and served with thick cut chips, horseradish and shallots is a bold flavour choice for any main meal.
3. Irish Cream Tiramisu
Tiramisu is a no-cook recipe that you can make ahead of time and store in the fridge. It is laden with coffee and Irish Cream, making this a tasty dessert for adults only!
4. Black Velvet Cakes
These tasty little treats are similar to red velvet cake but made with Guinness to give it its unique colour. For the perfect finish, top them with whiskey infused double cream for the perfect St Patricks Day gifts.
5. Lamb Cobbler
Lamb Cobbler is similar to Irish Stew and it is topped with light, fluffy savoury scones. Although it’s considered a winter dish, it’s so delicious and filling you’ll want to serve it all year round.
Colcannon is a creamy side dish made with potatoes, sliced bacon and shredded Savoy cabbage and thick, double cream. It’s simple to make and quick to whip up and is the perfect complement to many meals.
7. Malted Bread
It’s super easy to make this delicious Northern Irish-style malted bread. It has a delicate flavour, chewy texture and is best served with lashings of butter and jam.
8. Guinness Chocolate Puddings
These cute little puddings are the perfect boozy dessert for dinner parties and they only need five ingredients. But they’re so nice you may want to save them for yourself and find other gifts for your guests instead, maybe try https://www.shamrockgift.com/st-patricks-day.
9. Mussels steamed with cider and bacon
Though they seem like a difficult meal to prepare and serve, mussels are actually really easy to cook as long as you follow the preparation guidelines. This tasty recipe is sure to impress your guests.
10. Potato cakes with smoked salmon and cream cheese
Farls are a type of Irish potato cake and they make a scrumptious base for these little canapés.