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16 pictures of Irish food that would confuse the f**k out of people abroad

Show them this. Educate them.

1. Explain to them the glory of the garlic cheese chip

This is what dreams are made of 😍💘🍟 #garliccheesechips#eddierockets#thebestlunch

A photo posted by Sophie Keely (@sophiekeely1) on

2. And its culinary cousin the curry cheese chip

Sweet ambrosia of the Gods...#fourlanterns #currycheesechip #big4sauce #nomnomnom #lookawayplease

A photo posted by Laura Gleeson (@fallsmainlyontheplane) on

Them: “Why?”


3. The sheer perfection of a hungover breakfast roll

4. Let them get their heads around the very concept of a spice burger

After you try to get across what they are actually like.

5. And the fact that battering a wrap seems like a reasonable thing in Ireland

batteredwrap Source: Aaron's Takeaway

6. They would never understand that one colour can make all the difference

cadbury Source: Cadbury

7. Or the very existence of coddle

Coddle & Ireland game!! #soirish #irish #euro2016 #irevita #coybig🍀🇮🇪 #tasty #coddle #dublin

A photo posted by Samantha Behan (@gigglykatie) on

8. Many parts of the world just wouldn’t get the beauty of a deli-bought jambon

“Jam what?”

9. Why Superquinn sausages are actually so much different to regular sausages

#superquinn #superquinnsausages #thebestthingever thank you Dani 💗💗

A photo posted by jeverina (@jeverina) on

*confused face*

“They just look like regular sausages”

10. They would definitely be perplexed by this “blaa” not being the same as a bread roll

11. And the recent phenomenon that is a spice bag

Finally got to sample this bad boy! #Spicebag recommended by my Thurles friends... It's delicious!! 😊

A photo posted by Una Healy (@unahealy) on

12. Just get them to try and guess what boxty is

13. Or how the Irish nation has honed and perfected the 3-in-1

14. There’s a good chance they haven’t sampled the experience that is a lukewarm sausage roll of a Tuesday morning

15. And it’s only here that a chipper would have the audacity to make up a custom taco fries pizza

2YIqIaD Source: Imgur

16. They might have heard of a crisp sandwich – but when you tell them about a Tayto version, they just won’t understand


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David Elkin

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