Pot Cake

Gallagh, Co. Galway

Pot cake was an oaten bread that was put down into a pot or a gruel. It could also be put into a soup. As people at the time didn’t have many potatoes pot cake could be eaten with meat.

Collector: Michael Connolly, Castleblakeney, Co. Galway

Informant: Unknown

Place: Gallagh, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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