My Best, Biggest, Flouriest Potato to you!!

Irish potato blessing

My best, biggest, and flouriest potato to you!!

In my Irish Kitchen – Today it’s all about potatoes……

Irish cooking

First put the kettle on for some Tay ( tea with an Irish accent)

Traditional Irish foods

Join the  Irish Chef  Melissa as we share some traditional Irish potato recipes ….

Irish Potato cakes

Irish Potato Griddle Cakes.

Boxty Recipes

2 cups grated raw potatoes

2 cups  leftover mashed potatoes

2 cups of flour

2 tsp  baking powder

2 tsp salt  – Ground pepper to taste

2 eggs, beaten

1/4 – 1/2 cup milk (more or less as needed)

1 Tbsp butter or oil (more or less as needed)

1. Mix together the grated raw potatoes.

2.Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper,then add to the potatoes. Stir in the beaten egg, mixing thoroughly.

3.Add milk until it makes a batter.
4. Drop by the tablespoonful onto a hot buttered griddles and cook over moderate heat until browned (3 to 4 minutes per side). serve hot with butter or applesauce.

Irish Celebrations



Irish Cottage Home Decor 

An elegant way to add a wee touch of green  to your cottage / home for St Patrick’s Day – and everyday!

Irish Cottage Home decor St Patricks Day green handmade cottage home decor recipes folk lore

Irish Cottage Home Decor

Irish table decor

Hand – knit Dish Cloth, Mug rug, Pot holders, napkins –  in Irish Moss Stitch. Available in my etsy shop

Potato blossom

Fields of Potato Blossom on P.E.I.

Fields of Potatoes

Potato Field of P.E.I. There was just  beautiful field after field, row after row of beautiful potatoes – yes, I say beautiful because it was fields of lovely flowers and you could smell their scent as you drove by!!

Blossom of a Potato!!!

Blossom of a Potato!!!

Heavenly Potato blossoms

Potato blossoms they smell heavenly – someone should make them into a perfume 😉

Rainbow over Dublin, Ireland

An Irish sketchbook in potographs Irish blessing recipes handmade cottage and home eleganthandmade,

                                                          Rainbow over Dublin                                                                                                                  May you be blessed always with, A sunbeam to warm you, A moonbeam to charm you,                              A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you.



Wearing of the green Elegant Jewelry for St Patricks day An Irish sketchbook in Photographs recipes and folklore

Shades Of Irish Green lariat / necklace

Thank you for stopping by my Irish Cottage.

Many Blessing to you ~ Melissa


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And my newest blog post here: May You be Blessed

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