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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

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2. And its culinary cousin the curry cheese chip

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

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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 Aaron's Takeaway Aaron's Takeaway

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

cadbury Cadbury Cadbury

7. Or the very existence of coddle

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

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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 Imgur 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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