Trinity Knot
Poetry, Spirituality

St Patrick’s Breast Plate

St Patrick Breast Plate "Saint Patrick's Breastplate is a Christian hymn whose original Old Irish lyrics were traditionally attributed to Saint Patrick during his Irish ministry in the 5th century; however, it was probably actually written later, in the 8th century. It is written in the style of a druidic incantation for protection on a… Continue reading St Patrick’s Breast Plate


Colcannon – Recipe

Colcannon is an Irish comfort food. As a fan of both mashed potatoes and cabbage, I was an instant lover of colcannon and frequently keep some in the freezer for days I need a little spudderiffic pick-me-up. I blended several recipes together to make my colcannon. It was a kind of learn-as-I-go sort of process,… Continue reading Colcannon – Recipe

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread – Recipe

Irish soda bread uses baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) to rise, rather than yeast. It's actually very like American breakfast biscuits. The really important thing to consider when making bread with baking soda is that the chemical reaction that causes the bread to rise begins as soon as the buttermilk hits the baking soda. You want… Continue reading Irish Soda Bread – Recipe