This Irish AmericaJune 19, 2018by Irish Echo Staff
Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III heard at first hand the trauma that has ensued along the border with Mexico as a result of children of asylum seekers being taken from their parents. Photo courtesy Rep. Kennedy’s office.
Spiced, sweet desserts like this cake have been a part of Irish holiday celebrations for centuries and were highly prized because they included spices and dried fruits, once difficult and expensive to obtain. Irish cooking legend Darina Allen, founder of the Ballymaloe Cookery School, called it “the cake of the year”