St. Patrick's Day is a traditional Irish celebration that has captured the hearts of many Irish and non-Irish for generations, dating back to the 1700s. Most popularly known for its association with shamrocks, the luck of the Irish and the color green, St. Patrick's Day is also known as the Feast of St. Patrick's in honour of its patron saint.
With the original intent of feasting and celebrating in mind. why not invite friends and family or even co-workers to join you in a potluck or small get together featuring traditional Irish vittles and dress up in green for an even more festive event.
Here are a selection of delicious recipes and beverages suggestions to get you started:
- Corned Beef and Cabbage
- Complete listing of St. Patrick Day Celebration Recipes (main dishes, breads, side dishes)
- Irish Soda Bread No-rising, only 2 minutes of kneading - it doesn't get much easier than this!
- Irish Beef and Stout Stew
- Rainbow Cupcakes (Complete with golden coins)
- Emerald Isle Martini
- Home-made Irish Cream
And a bonus fun craft for kids - click here for instructions on how to make your own St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Box!