This title presents traditional food and cooking in 30 authentic dishes. You can discover the tastes and traditions of delicious Irish home cooking, with this collection of easy-to-follow recipes. It features a fabulous selection of dishes from the Emerald Isle, with well-known Irish Stew, Dublin Coddle, Champ, and Pratie Apple Cake, alongside some lesser known regional dishes like Smoked Wicklow Trout with Cucumber, Crab Bake, and Dingle Pies. The introduction offers a conscise overview of Irish cooking and eating traditions plus a guide to the classic ingredients of the country. The recipes range from enticing breakfasts, hearty soups and moreish appetizers, to substantial main courses and mouthwatering desserts and cakes. Nutritional information for every recipe is given. It is illustrated with beautiful photographs of practical steps and final dishes. Ireland is famous for its lush, rolling countryside, lively pubs and hearty comfort food. Bounded by three seas and with numerous freshwater rivers, Irish cooks have access to a fabulous range of top-quality fish and shellfish. Inland, cows, pigs and sheep thrive, providing some of the best meat in the British Isles. This lovely little book is the perfect introduction to the country's cuisine with 30 dishes that embody the ethos at the heart of Irish cooking - first-class seasonal ingredients, cooked simply and with care.