FOOD !, History, Ireland, Recipes, Traditions

A Poor Man’s Dish, That Every Man Loves

The Shepard's Pie is a loved dish throughout Ireland and across the British Isle. It's origins stemming from the Middle Ages when minced meat pies were in favor.  Most likely the invention of a frugal housewife, the term "Shepard's Pie" is not seen in a written context until 1870, according to The Oxford Companion To… Continue reading A Poor Man’s Dish, That Every Man Loves


Cooking according to Aga

The Aga is not a stove, nor a range , nor an oven. It is a household tool, a domestic servant that is a wonderful and useful jack of all trades yet ill equipped to be a master of any - an Aga is a part of daily life. Patricia says " We've learned to… Continue reading Cooking according to Aga