The true story of fish and chips…by Conor Bofin, Honourary Italian (guest post on The Blissful Adventurer) in Michael’s absense (the cad is in Italy again). National fish and chips day-May 30.
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I am posting here with Michael because it is an excellent thing to do. It is one small way of giving something back to my Irish Italian friends and another small step on the road to getting Michael and his wife over here to Ireland (with some fine Italian wine).
My tale begins 127 years ago. The story goes that Giuseppe Cerve came to Ireland from Casalattico in central Italy. He came here with very little, to find a better life for his family. He began selling potatoes cooked in oil from a barrow. We Irish…
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