March 17th is a special day all over the world, it's St. Patrick's Day. On this holiday everyone is Irish. Shamrocks, green coloured decorations, and even green coloured foods are everywhere. Of course no St. Patrick's Day celebration is complete without indulging in both Irish food and drinks. Some of the foods and drinks are traditional, and others just inspired by the celebratory mood. Here are eight recipes to give a spicy touch to your St. Patrick's Day.
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The traditional cottage pie gets a spicy makeover. You may also know this pie as shepherd's pie, regardless of what you may call it, I think will all agree about how delicious this meal is. In my recipe I've add green chilies and a spicy chorizo sausage for a new and spicy spin.
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This mustard spread over your St. Patrick's Day corned beef or boiled dinner would be delectables. And if you're looking for something delicious to spread over your Irish soda bread, this spicy mustard is it. Recipe by Lindsay of Evermine Blog.
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Just about every Irish pub in the world serves this comforting dish. Composed of bangers (sausage) and mash (mashed potatoes), often served with gravy, and topped with fried onions. David Leite's recipe is very traditional but there is a nice spicy twist: red chile flakes.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Mustard and horseradish are a winning combination, and this recipe has them both! You only need a bit of planning to get this sweet and spicy roasted corned beef in the oven and on your table. Henrietta, of A Hen’s Nest, recipe and instructions are so easy that anyone can prepare her corned beef.
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