Making Boxty

Glenamaddy, Co. Galway

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Boxty was made from the scraping of potatoes. Some potatoes were rotten and later some boiled were added. The scrapings were put in a clean cloth and all the moisture squeezed out. This was put into a ‘losoid’ and boiled potatoes added, along with flour and salt. It was all made into a cake and cut into 4 parts. It was then baked on a griddle and when it was cooked it was well buttered and eaten hot.

Glenamaddy, Co. Galway

Collector: Francis Corley

Informant: Tom Hussey, Scotland, Co. Galway

Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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