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  Boxty Pancakes!
What is a boxty pancake? Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake. The dish is mostly associated with the north midlands, north Connacht and southern Ulster, in particular the counties of Sligo, Donegal (where it is know locally as Poundy or Poundies), Leitrim and Cavan.

How is it made?  There are many different recipes but all contain finely grated, raw potatoes and all are served fried. The most popular version of the dish consists of finely grated, raw potato and mashed potato with flour, baking soda, buttermilk and sometimes egg. The grated potato may be strained to remove most of the starch and water but this is not necessary. The mixture is fried on a griddle pan for a few minutes on each side, similar to a normal pancake. Traditional alternatives include using only raw potatoes, boiling it as a dumpling or baking it as a loaf. The most noticeable difference between boxty and other fried potato dishes is its smooth, fine grained consistency.(Traditional Irish Food & Drink)


Boxty Culture:  Boxty was seen as so much a part of the local culture in the areas in which it was made, that the following poem was written-

“ Boxty on the griddle,
Boxty in the pan,
If you can't make boxty,
You'll never get a man.”

Irish Cuisine Interest: As the interest in Irish cuisine has increased, so the popularity of boxty has risen. It is not unusual to see boxty on the menus of restaurants outside the areas with which it is traditionally associated. Boxty may be bought in shops and supermarkets either in the dumpling form or ready cooked as pancakes. Some modern recipes use garlic and other spices to flavour the mixture. For hygiene and convenience, the raw potato may be blended in a food processor instead of grating it by hand.

Note: Boxty can be Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Supper!
Boxty can be cooked and served breakfast style or savory style served with veggie like cabbage, carrots, broccoli etc-

















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Research also:
National Potato Month /Potato bread / Potato farl / Colcannon / Full breakfast / Ulster fry  Hash Brown / Latke / Potato waffle / Potato cake / Lefse / Potato pancake /

External Links:
Boxty Bread / flickr.com/ hyperbob /  /  /
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This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses some material from Wikipedia/article Irishfood©/and other related pages.  Top Photo: flickr.com/deadhorse
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