Blue Book: Charm them with barmbrack
Barmbrack is one of the most Irish of Halloween traditions. The barmbrack – or arguably barnbrack, depending on who you’re talking to – is a yeasted sweet fruit bread which traditionally has charms baked into the dough
Did you know that Halloween originated in Ireland? The spooky festival is based on the Celtic festival of Samhain, which marked the end of the harvest and the transition of autumn into winter.
Barmbrack is one of the most Irish of Halloween traditions. The barmbrack – or arguably barnbrack, depending on who you’re talking to – is a yeasted sweet fruit bread which traditionally has charms baked into the dough.
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