With a reputation for growing potatoes, it is perhaps not surprising that Ireland produces several recipes based on that vegetable. This Colcannon recipe is in the style of the Irish original although it does include some variations. Eat this version as either a lunch or as an accompaniment to another…

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Cheesy Mashed Potato

Mashed potato is such a versatile accompaniment to many meals and is very easy to make. Now it helps if you have kids who are trained in the use of a vegetable peeler because that is the hardest part. The addition of cheese, onion and parsley in this version of…

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Potato Wedges

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Potato Wedges are readily available from the freezer in many stores but they are really easy to make and they will cook in the same amount of time that the frozen ones take. Add in some garlic cloves and rosemary as they roast for additional flavour. The exact flavouring can…

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Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese is both a meal in its own right and a great vegetable accompaniment to many other dishes. The preparation method varies a little depending on how it is to be served but only a little Ingredients 1 large Cauliflower 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour/plain flour 1…

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Hoppin’ John

A recipe from Cynthia Fertal

Hoppin’ John is an absolutely delicious, traditionally New Years Day dish emanating from the South in the USA. This particular version is vegetarian and is a treat to enjoy. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 can black eyed peas or 1 pound dry black eyed peas, soaked overnight (Cook them per package…

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