Homemade Blaas Rolls from our Pastry Chef, Katie Michael!
So excited for the new year at McCarthy's! New menu rolls out Tuesday with some awesome specials to follow! Homemade blaas (Irish rolls) from our awesome pastry chef, Katie Michael! Scotch eggs, home made potato chips, pulled turkey Bbq, Irish meatballs, wild boar sausage and much much more! Come check it out! – Chef Jill Oman
What is a Blaas Roll?
For McCarthy's it is our take on the EU protected Waterford blaa roll. One of the few unique products to Ireland to be granted EU protected status. But, what is a blaa? A bored sheep, perhaps? An overly dramatic teenager, maybe? Nope.
We all know that real Champagne only comes from the Champagne region of France, hence, other vineyards only make sparkling wine, not champagne. Ireland has been slow to get its unique products protected in this way*, but the humble Waterford Blaa is now one of Ireland’s unique food products.
Well, what is a
Thanks to the newly created prep kitchen and bakery space McCarthy's providing us with much needed space, we will be making
We will be using them for everything from our fry-ups to rolls for our
*Other Irish foods granted protected status by the EU are: Connemara Hill Lamb, Lough Neagh Eels, Clare Island Salmon, Timoleague Brown Pudding, and Imokilly Regato Cheese.