Boxty – Irish Potato Pancakes for St. Brigid’s Day, February 1st, or any day. Mairead says, "This traditional potato pancake dish, with its origins in the northern counties of Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim and Monaghan, is sometimes called stamp. There are many variations on boxty recipes, some calling for only grated potato....I use the basic recipe from the Ballymaloe Cookery School in Cork, but I do add a few extra steps like squeezing the excess starch out of the grated potatoes."
This week we’re up to #38 on Gourmet’s list of the 50 Women Game Changers in the world of food: Darina Allen— an award winning Irish author, television personality, chef and teacher, Allen founded the renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork. Thanks to Mary from One Perfect Bite for organizing a group of us cooking and blogging our way through this list, one dish at a time. Check back every Friday for another story and recipe from the list. When an Irish chef marries an Irish farm...