Can’t face the queues, the silly hats and faux irish accents? Supercharge your social standing and throw a St Patrick’s Day themed feast for your mates. Not only are these recipes delicious, they’re also easy on the wallet and contain the world’s greatest drink as their main ingredient.
Who doesn’t love a pie? Answer: Nobody.
This recipe is ideal if you want to throw everything in the pot and forget about it. When you return you’ll be blessed with the tastiest filling ever and all you have do is cover it in pastry and forget about it for a little longer. Be prepared for a barrage of compliments from your grateful friends and suggestions that you should apply for Masterchef. Well done. Find the recipe here
What’s even easier than cooking a pie? A chilli.
We think that this Guinness laden one will live in your recipe repertoire long after St Paddy’s day it over and the crowds have disappeared. For added X-Factor, load it onto piles of nachos, guacamole and sour cream. Sit back and basque in the fact that you’ve just cooked a meal for your friends that’s worthy of a congratulatory call from the Mexican Prime Minister. And the Irish one. Get the recipe here
Sometimes, the classics are the best, but adding Guinness to them?
This is is what chefs refer to in their cheffy way as ‘elevating a dish.’ We present to you Sausage and Mash with Guinness Gravy. Comfort food overload and we haven’t even got to desserts yet. Get the recipe here
Has all this talk of savoury food got you craving something a little sweeter?
This luscious chocolate cake is also made with Guinness (no surprise there) and we guarantee it will leave you wanting more than one slice. Find the recipe here