School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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Boxty Bread

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0144, Page 070

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Recipe:
Get a half-dozen large sized potatoes. Wash and dry them well. Grate them into a basin. A grater is a long oval shaped piece of tin with several little holes in it. The front of the grater is very coarse.

Method:
Catch the grater in one hand and the potatoe in the other. Rub the potatoe on the grater until it is a soft mass like froth. Put the grated potatoes into a muslin bag and squeeze the water out of them. You then mix the dry part with a little flour, salt and soda. Grease a pan and cut the

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Collector
Margaret Lynn
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs Killeen
Relation
not a relative
Gender
male
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Language
English