Posts Tagged ‘Potatoes’

The Humble Spud

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

I have a friend who is in the fruit and vegetable business both growing and selling on a significant scale and so he knows his spuds. He is always astounded when people don’t store their spuds in the fridge and then wonder why they spoil so quickly. Forget your fancy storage bags, baskets and pots; […]

James Whelan Butchers: Know Your Spuds

Monday, September 29th, 2014 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

October 3rd is National Potato Day; a day to celebrate the spud.  Not the most glamorous of national days perhaps, but despite the fact that it is probably a promotional notion dreamt up by potato growers, why shouldn’t it have its own day?  There was a time in Ireland when every day was National Potato […]

James Whelan Butchers: The Humble Spud

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  I received a glorious gift of fresh carrots from a friend’s garden last weekend and decided to make carrot and coriander soup. Once October hits I love making fresh soups for these cooler days and I always feel very smug indulging in something so irresistibly tasty, safe in the knowledge that it is so […]