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Cook the Book: Spotted Dog

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 9 comments

For our final recipe from Forgotten Skills of Cooking by Darina Allen I couldn't resist sharing this riff on an Irish Soda bread known as Spotted Dog. As far as I can tell, the whimsical name either refers to the spotting of raisins on the bread's surface, or it's a derivative of spotted dick, a steamed pudding dotted with currants. More

Cook the Book: Irish Apple Cake

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

This Irish Apple Cake from Forgotten Skills of Cooking by Darina Allen, is like a giant scone with a clove-scented apple filling. More

Colcannon

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

The following recipe is from the March 17 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I must have made Colcannon at least twenty times before I realized that it was a... More

Cook the Book: Traditional Irish Bacon, Cabbage, and Parsley Sauce

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

On this side of the Atlantic, corned beef and cabbage may be about as Irish as a dish gets, but according to Darina Allen author of Forgotten Skills of Cooking bacon and cabbage is Ireland's national dish. It calls for whole loin bacon, a British Isles export, which is cooked along with the cabbage, sliced before serving, and paired with a creamy parsley sauce. More

Cook the Book: Irish Porter Cake

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 10 comments

This Irish Porter Cake from Forgotten Skills of Cooking by Darina Allen is the St. Patrick's Day version of of a Christmas fruit cake—except you actually want to eat this one since it's doused in Guinness and ridiculously delicious. More

Cook the Book: Clotted Cream

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 7 comments

As the cream cools it separates into two layers: the creamy top, perfect for spreading on scones (or anything else for that matter) and a thinner cream which cookbook author Darina Allen says will keep for several weeks and can be used in any recipe that calls for heavy cream. More

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