Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Direct from Ireland


Whenever I go to Ireland, I buy a mug or two from my favorite pottery lines. This one is by Nicholas Mosse, a half-mug size which I prefer.
My sister-in-law Lorna got me a loaf of brown bread fresh from the bakery -- we had to let it cool before packaging -- to take home, and I got two more loaves at the airport which I threw into the freezer and am enjoying slice by slice.
This is what I would eat in the middle of the night in Ireland, when my stomach, which was still in Toronto, needed food... There is nothing on earth like Irish bread.

6 comments:

  1. How wonderful that you brought a taste of Ireland home with you! Lovely mug as well. xo

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  2. Perfectly lovely mug and bread! :)

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  3. I love those hearty whole grain breads, so much substance. I'll take mine with some butter please.

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  4. is that an irish soda bread? looks yummy, much like my banana bread, served with ricotta, walnuts & honey!

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  5. I worked for an Irish owned company and the CFO would tell me about his love for Irish brown bread. I've had it but can't remember where. I am a bread lover(my downfall) so anything without nuts in it, I'll try!
    That looks like a lovely treat....I wish I could join you and hear all your stories from the visit.
    I've missed communicating!
    XOXOXO

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  6. I haven't had Irish soda bread in ages and ages. That an some tea somes perfect about this time of night Alas, no soda bread.

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