Northern Irish Dishes

7 Northern Irish Dishes You Have To Try

Northern Irish dishes range from the classic Ulster Fry to tender beef stews, with the food here showcasing the world-class produce that the region is famous for. With its lush green fields, coastal towns and lakes teeming with fish, Northern Ireland has endless incredible ingredients. The food here is similar to traditional Irish cuisine, with its own spin on old favourites.

If you want to make some classic Northern Irish comfort food meals, these recipes are the perfect place to start.

We’re sharing some of the best classic Northern Irish dishes. These recipes aren’t just any recipes either, as they have been created by the world’s top food bloggers. The best of the best. Make sure check out the other great dishes on their sites too.

The Best Northern Irish Dishes

1. Fifteens

Fifteens are an easy no-bake recipe that comes from Northern Ireland. These are a fun twist on the traditional fifteens because we replace all the candied fruit with chocolate.

Recipe created by Angel.

2. Soda Farl

Northern Ireland’s Farl are quick and easy skillet Soda Bread quarters, the perfect recipe for when you need fast, hearty bread to go with dinner.

Recipe created by Sarah and Tim.

3. The Ulster Fry

A traditional Ulster Fry always has back bacon, black pudding, sausages, fried soda bread and potato farls along with fried eggs on the plate. Optional extras are tomatoes and mushrooms.

Recipe created by Karen.

4. Traditional Champ

Champ, like colcannon, is another way of using potatoes either fresh or leftover and this Irish champ recipe shows just how easy it is to make from scratch.

Recipe created by Elaine.

Northern Irish Dishes

5. Slow Cooked Beef Stew

What’s not to like about chunks of tender, slow-cooked beef, carrots, potatoes, and onions infused with not just Guinness, but red wine as well?

Recipe created by Jess.

Northern Irish Dishes

6. Irish Colcannon Soup

Bring a bit of the Irish to your soup bowl! This potato and cabbage soup is inspired by Irish Colcannon for a hearty bowl any time.

Recipe created by Jennifer.

Northern Irish Dishes

7. Potato Bread

A traditional breakfast side that’s something like a cross between bread and a pancake. Who doesn’t want potato, bread, and pancake all in one go?

Recipe created by Audrey.

Northern Irish Dishes

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