drisheen


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drisheen

(drɪˈʃiːn)
n
(Cookery) Irish a pudding made of sheep's intestines filled with meal and sheep's blood
[C20: from Irish Gaelic drisín an animal's intestines]
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14 Some of the more unusual traditional fare includes drisheen (blood sausage), tripe, spiced beef, buttered eggs and battlebord, (dried salted ling, a member of the cod family).
Traditional Irish dishes like Drisheen - a type of blood pudding made from a mixture of sheep and beef - sit easily alongside Mediterranean olives and takeaway Thai curries.
People on the table next to us were slurping on "Tripe and Drisheen", a frankly hellish combination of tripe, onions and milk, but at least they knew it was fresh from the market below.
Cork's famous dish is tripe and drisheen (blood sausage) but you can order equally nourishing liver and bacon or lamb stew.