Boxty Bread

Creggs, Co. Galway

In Creggs, Boxty was made from black potatoes that were scraped using a piece of tin with holes in it. The tin was fastened to a board and the potatoes scraped into a basin underneath. They were then transferred to a cloth and all of the water was squeezed out. Flour or oatmeal was added to the dried mixture and it was combined and baked on a griddle.

Creggs, Co. Galway

Collector: Peter Maguire, Fairfield, Co. Galway

Informant: Patrick Maguire

Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’,

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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