James Whelan Butchers: Spiced Beef with Keelin Shanley on RTE Radio 1

Irish Beef Book on Sean ORourke Radio 1

This morning I had the pleasure of talking with Keelin Shanley who was filling in for Sean O’Rourke on RTE Radio 1. We discussed what “Spiced Beef” is made from and how the recipe originated in Cork during the 16th and 17th centuries. At that time Cork was one of the largest exporters of beef in the world and was also a very important shipping port for spice traders. At James Whelan Butchers, we’ve been using the same recipe for making Spiced Beef since 1960 and you can find this recipe in my latest book, co-written with Katy McGuinness – The Irish Beef Book.

You can listen to the show on the RTE Radio Player or by clicking on the ‘Podcast’ link below.

Publication Date: 28th October, 2013

Listen to the show: Podcast – Interview starts with Pat at 1hr 29mins

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We hope you enjoyed reading this post by Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers. Pat is a 5th generation butcher, cook book author and the director of  James Whelan Butchers with shops in Clonmel, the Avoca Handweavers Rathcoole and Kilmacanogue, Dunnes Stores Cornelscourt, Rathmines and Swords in Dublin. Sign up to our newsletter for more updates from James Whelan Butchers

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