Most people had their own meal and the bread was made using oat meal and cooked on a griddle. Potato cakes and boxty were also made. Some made potato cakes and in cants and boiled them in a pot. They used to be rolled out with a rolling pin.
Collector: Bridget Ryan
Informant: Mrs Hussey
Place: Menlough, Co. Galway
Tags: Boxty, potato, utensils
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie