Americans often celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by consuming copious amounts of green beer, but the holiday is also a great opportunity to explore authentic Irish food culture.
Whether you’re a transplant pining for the Emerald Isle or just curious about Irish foods, here are some recipes to fuel you up on St. Patrick’s Day.
There’s no more quintessential Irish recipe than soda bread. Americans doctored the simple carb with raisins and caraway seeds, but this version from Fine Cooking returns the loaf to its original four ingredients: just flour, salt, baking soda, and buttermilk. The beautiful resulting bread is all about technique -- and good Irish butter.
Get the recipe on Fine Cooking