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It’s National Potato Day in Ireland!

This Friday, October 2nd, marks a very special day in Ireland. National Potato Day was created to celebrate one of the Emerald Isle’s most popular foods, writes Jack Beresford for the The Irish Post. He says it’s a chance to “indulge in one of the most versatile vegetables on the dinner plate, whether baked, fried or sautéed.”

National Potato Day is the brainchild of Bord Bia, who were eager to celebrate the humble spud with a selection of recipes shared on social media. Shared under the hashtag, #NationalPotatoDay campaign, Bord Bia have shared a selection of inspired potato recipes and kitchen skill videos.

“This year we want to show people that potatoes are easy, and healthier to prepare with their skins left on, as well as quick to cook once chopped into smaller pieces,” said Lorcan Bourke, Bord Bia’s fresh produce and potato manager.

It’s coming at the perfect time, with many families stuck indoors due to the cold weather and ongoing coronavirus restrictions. The situation has forced many to buff up on their culinary skills – which is where potatoes come in.

Source: The Irish Post. Read the full report here
Photo: Fried potato pancakes. The Grapevine

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