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Halloween & My Barmbrack Recipe

Halloween, celebrated on October 31st, is one of those true Celtic traditions that has become a world-wide celebrated occasion. Historically, it is based on the Celtic festival of Samhain which is derived from Old Irish and means roughly “summer’s end”. … Continue reading

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A Halloween Treat with an Irish Whiskey Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie has not been traditionally eaten in Ireland and is¬†historically¬†baked around the festivities for Thanksgiving and Christmas in the United States and Canada. It is however, becoming a more popular Halloween dish here in recent years, as many coffee … Continue reading

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Mixing Irish Beer Cocktails at the Generator Hostel Dublin

Six months ago, European Bar Tender School launched their Ticket to the World competition offering a once in a lifetime opportunity for two lucky people to explore the possibilities of an international career in bar tending, with rigorous training in … Continue reading

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French Toast or Gypsy Toast made with Duck Eggs

Ordinary plain white bread that is dipped in egg and milk and fried on the pan is called Gypsy Toast, French Toast, Eggy Bread, Pan Dulcis, Torrija, Fatias Douradas, Lost Bread and Pain Perdu. The name used today apparently comes … Continue reading

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