Boxty Bread

Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway

Raw potatoes were peeled and scraped onto a board using a flat piece of tin that had been bored with a nail. Flour was added to the potatoes and it was baked on a griddle. It turns out like potato cake but very dark in colour.

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Unknown

Place: Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’,

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