Purcell, Eoin  

Our Grannies Recipes (PB)


A unique collection of delightful recipes from Grannies kitchens all over Ireland. ‘The Irish Examiner’

ISBN: 9781856356886 Category:


We all have recipes that are dear to our hearts, passed on to us from our grannies, grandads, great aunts and uncles. This book is the culmination of an effort to collect, document and sample those recipes. 


Collected online and by post from people across Ireland, the book is a true flavour of what Irish people value about cooking and baking on this changing island. With a mix of sweet and savoury, full meals, snacks and desserts, Our Grannies Recipes is a charming book of Irish recipes for the whole family to enjoy and includes favourites such as: 


Apple Pie

Irish Beef Stew

Brown Bread


Chicken Soup


And more!


ISBN 9781856356886

About the author

Eoin Purcell completed a BA in History and Politics in 2001 and a Masters in Early Modern History in UCD in 2004. An avid baker and cook he enjoys experimenting and has tested most of the recipes contained in the volume. He keeps a blog, focused on publishing and change at www.eoinpurcellsblog.com.


'A unique collection of delightful recipes from grannies' kitchens all over Ireland'

- Irish Examiner


'A delightful collection'

- Irish Farmer's Journal


'Probably the most significant cook book of our time...this is good, wholesome, nourishing grub'

- Limerick Independent