Irish-ish dishes for March: Domini Kemp’s kale and pastrami hash, shepherd’s pie, and posh spice bag

They won’t win any prizes for authenticity, but these Irish-inspired recipes will keep the family happy

Domini has used pastrami in this potato hash recipe, but you could use corned beef if you prefer. Picture: Dean Carroll

I was reluctant to go all-out Paddy-whackery for this column, but gently persuasive editors told me to try so I did, and guess what? We have a gorgeous shepherd’s pie that reminds me of the delicious one they serve in The Pig’s Ear on Nassau Street in Dublin.

The gur cake filled me with much apprehension in a Battenburg kind of way, so much so that I bought back-up chester cakes in case mine were ...