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With St Patrick's Day around the corner, it's time to celebrate with some delicious recipes that are sure to satisfy your sweet and savoury cravings. From Guinness-soaked beef to whiskey chocolate pots, these three recipes are easy to make and will get you in the spirit of the holiday.
For a savoury start, why not try Guinness-soaked beef? This hearty dish is a great way to honour the Irish tradition and will definitely have your guests coming back for more. Start by marinating 1kg of beef joint in 500ml of Guinness for at least 2 hours. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan, add the beef and brown it on both sides. Transfer the beef to a roasting tin and pour over the Guinness marinade. Roast for 2 hours at 160C and then serve with mashed potatoes and your favourite vegetables.
For a sweet finish, why not make some whiskey chocolate pots? This indulgent dessert is sure to win you over with its delicious combination of whiskey and chocolate. Start by melting 200g dark chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Once melted, add 2 tablespoons of whiskey and mix well. Spoon the mixture into 4 individual pots and leave to cool. Garnish with cream and grated chocolate and serve.
Finally, why not add a little sparkle to your St Patrick's Day with a classic Irish soda bread? This classic loaf is easy to make and will add a delicious touch to your dinner table. Start by sifting together 500g of plain flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of salt and 2 tablespoons of sugar. In a separate bowl, mix 200ml of buttermilk and 1 tablespoon of treacle. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Knead the dough on a floured surface and shape into a round loaf. Place on a greased baking tray and bake at 200C for 40-45 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.
So this St Patrick's Day, why not try out these three easy recipes and get your taste buds tingling? From Guinness-soaked beef to whiskey chocolate pots, these dishes will definitely have your guests coming back for more.