Meal and Bread

Menlough, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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