BORD BIA bringing Irish ‘street food’ to Trafalgar Square for St Patrick’s Festival

BORD BIA bringing Irish ‘street food’ to Trafalgar Square for St Patrick’s Festival

Relihan serving up a storm at St. Patrick’s Festival in London this Sunday at Bord Bia market

Acclaimed Irish chef John Relihan heads a delicious line-up, serving up an array of Irish-themed street food at this year’s Bord Bia food market, part of the Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in London’s Trafalgar Square, on Sunday March 13th.

Relihan, one of Jamie Oliver’s original ‘Fifteen’ chefs, will be cooking on ‘live fire’ to tempt the crowds with slow-cooked Irish Beef Stew and smoked Irish pulled pork wraps.

He’ll be joined on the day by The Pie Cart, Salt Beef Bros., Butchies and Eat The Farm, who have all created delicious Irishflavoured street food for the event.

An Irish craft beer tent serving drinks from Rye River Brewing Co. (McGargles) and Carlow Brewing (O’Hara’s) will keep the estimated crowd of over 70,000 people refreshed, as they enjoy the delights of the food menus:􀀀 John Relihan’s Irish Beef Bar: slowcooked Irish beef stew and smoked Irish pulled pork wraps with Kitty O’Byrne’s turf BBQ sauce and slaw.

The Pie Cart: Irish slowcooked beef and Guinness pies, Irish lamb and potato shepherd’s pies, Irish black pudding scotch eggs and Irish classic pork Scotch eggs.

Salt Beef Bros: Irish brisket, which is salt-cured and then slow-cooked until tender and served in a sandwich with pickle and mustard or Ballymaloe relish.

Butchies: London’s ultimate Irish fried chicken sandwich, made with free-range Irish chicken marinated in Avonmore Irish Buttermilk, served in soft Kerrygold Irish butter toasted buns.

Eat The Farm: American style burgers, dry aged Irish beef, unpasteurized artisan cheeses, handmade brioche buns and homemade sauces.

Classic Irish ingredients include Ballymaloe relish, Guinness, Teeling Single Grain Whiskey and Cashel Blue Cheese The event is part of the Mayor of London’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

• For more information go to www.london.gov.uk.

Recipe: CLONAKILTY BLACKPUDDING BURGER

BORD BIA bringing Irish ‘street food’ to Trafalgar Square for St Patrick’s Festival Clonakilty Blackpudding Burgers are great for serving at a hot grill and offering guests their choice of toppings to make their own personal Clonakilty Blackpudding Burger. Clonakilty blackpudding really works here as it is a beef blackpudding, subtly spiced lending to a traditional beef burger recipe brilliantly.

Ingredients:

170g Clonakilty Blackpudding 330g Good Quality Minced Beef 1 Egg Yolk 1 Small Onion Salt and Pepper

Method:

1) Finely dice the onion
2) Mix All the ingredients together thoroughly
3) Divide into 6oz portions
4) Shape firmly to a round burger patty
5) Place in the fridge, covered, and allow to chill for at least one hour
6) Cook evenly on both sides until fully cooked Can be cooked under a grill, on a pan, or best on a BBQ! Serving

Suggestions: Serve your Clonakilty Blackpudding Burger on a warm burger bap, with your favourite relish, crisp lettuce and sautéed onions. OR why not try some sliced avocado and your favourite cheese!

BORD BIA bringing Irish ‘street food’ to Trafalgar Square for St Patrick’s Festival

Pick up this week’s paper for your voucher code for a discount on Clonakilty Black Pudding!

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