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    Fraughans - Variety of wild blueberry used in desserts and for flavoring poitin.

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    Kassler Prime cuts of pork loin, lightly brined and smoked.

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    Kipper - To ‘kipper’ a herring is to split it, bone it, lightly salt it, then smoke it. Usually eaten at breakfast.

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    Mead - An alcoholic drink made from fermented honey.

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    Poitin - Homemade distilled spirit, a practice which is illegal in Ireland.

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    Porter Cake - A fruit cake in which the liquid used is porter (a light variety of stout).

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    Rowan Berries - The berries of a rowan tree, also known as the mountain ash.

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    Sloes - The fruit of the blackthorn tree which are suitable for preserves.

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    Soda Farl - A flat white soda bread, shaped into a round, cut into triangular quarters and baked on a griddle; farl is an old work for quarter.

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    Yall Man - Honeycombed toffee, a specialty of Ballycastle, County Antrim.

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