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7 truths the world needs to know about Irish stew

There’s nothing like mammy’s stew.

LISTEN, NOT ALL Irish stew is equal.

Irish stew... just a little love from my kitchen. #guiness #irishstew #dinner #dutchoven

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We’re sick of looking at gack photos of shite stew, so please adhere to these new rules.

1. The potato is a VERY vital part

Take this stew for example.

The potatoes are dominant which is good, but a bit TOO dominant. The last thing you want is a mouthful of potato and no other stewy goodness?

Don’t even get us started on eating it with MASH.

2. The stock is the most important detail of all

#clapham #sundaylunch #irishstew #lamb

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3. Under NO circumstances should you put sauce on it

ANIMALS. If you put brown sauce in your stew, you might feel a bit more comfortable in the UK.

4. It should be dark, dark brown

Every time you make a light stew, an Irish mammy blesses herself for no reason.

Irish Stew. Leckerer Eintopf nach original irischem Rezept mit Lammfleisch zubereitet #irishstew #suppe #krugelscatering

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5. It must be served in a big f*ck-off bowl, NOT a plate

Wrong:

#irishstew #concannon #amodomio #neipeggioripubdibelfast

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Right:

#irishstew #internationalpub #delicious ❤🍵

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6. There is absolutely no such thing as a vegan Irish stew

It’s a bean stew. Bean stew.

7. Eating a stew without a pint to wash it down and two slices of farmhouse bread is actually a criminal offence in some parts of Munster

So now, watch yourself.

Скромный ирландский ужин #irishstew in #bratislava

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