Tuesday July 14, 2020

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Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

1st February, 2015
Padraig Óg Gallagher of Gallagher’s Boxty House and Kevin O’Sullivan of The Chameleon

Over the past few days, I’ve learned that the mere mention of coddle, the traditional Dublin dish of boiled rashers and sausages that was apparently beloved of Sean O’Casey and Jonathan Swift, is enough to cause a distinctly Marmite reaction.

“Boiled sausages swimming around in watery soup – it’s just all wrong!” said one friend. “I’d bite your arm off for a bowl of my nanny’s coddle!” declared someone else on...

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