When you visit Ireland, a lot of your meals might be in public houses (pubs). These are basically gathering places to eat a meal, socialize and maybe enjoy a Guinness. Traditional Irish fare is available at the pubs. Today's recipe is definitely something you might find there.
The absolute most perfect use of potatoes is to turn them into potato pancakes, which have crunchy mahogany edges, crispy golden midsections, and tender, rich, meaty interiors. They are hash browns on steroids.