The range of breads, scones, tarts, cakes and biscuits still bakes everyday in Irish homes is truly enormous. Possibly the best known is brown bread - unique to every cook- the recipe is often a closely guarded secret!
Over fifty recipes include soda breads, potato and griddle breads, porter cake, barm brack and Christmas cake. They will delight visitors and Irish people alike. Food folklore, customs and traditions enliven each recipe.