People used to make boxty bread from raw potatoes. They would be peeled and cut into pieces. Flour would then be mixed through with buttermilk and boiled potatoes. The dough was put on a griddle to cook.
Collector: Jessie Burke
Informant: Michael Moore
Place: Menlough. Co. Galway, Castleblakeney, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie