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Food and Food Culture in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has been developing an unmistakable alimentary dialect for centuries--one that is rich in diversity, fiercely independent, and supportive of local produce. Although much of the cuisine is heavily inspired by English and, to some extent, European fare, a flair for culinary innovation and exceptional resourcefulness have allowed the province to develop an entirely unique food culture.

This culture is well established in one of Ulster's most ubiquitous exports--the Ulster Fry. The Ulster Fry is similar in many ways to the Full English Breakfast but with an important addition--namely, potato bread, which embodies the enterprising

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