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Colcannon is a traditional Irish recipe made up of creamy, buttery mashed potatoes mixed with kale or shredded cabbage. The ultimate in comfort food and the perfect side to a Sunday roast.

To discover more about Northern Irish cuisine and for more of Chloë's recipes from the country, take a look at her feature.

First published in 2020





Boil the potatoes in salted boiling water until soft, around 15–20 minutes
Sauté the shredded kale in batches, removing any chunks of stalk, until it is well wilted. Squeeze the water from the cooked kale and set aside
Mash the cooked potato well with butter then finish with milk when all the lumps have been taken out. Season well, then stir through the cooked kale
First published in 2020

Writer and illustrator Chloe King is founder of the food lovers’ book club Cook the Books.

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