About this recipe:A true Irish dish which has been enjoyed for many a year by all Dublin people, soon to be enjoyed by your family over and over again! This is the bare bones traditional recipe but feel free to add garlic, a bay leaf or other fresh herbs for flavour. It's also good if you replace the water with cider.
250g (1/2 lb) smoked streaky bacon
450g or 8 good quality sausages
1 onion, thickly sliced
8 large potatoes, peeled and quartered
Water, as needed
Freshly chopped parsley, to serve
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Just as my mother used to make it!
I prefer to quickly flash the sausages and onion in a little hot sunflower oil and allow the bacon to cook in the stew as opposed to cooking it first. A couple of bay leaves and chicken stock instead of water give it a bit more body.
And don't forget the Lea & Perrins! - 20 Jul 2011