Celery Soup

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Appears in
Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

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We love celery in Ireland, and I ate a lot of it growing up. Funny enough, almost never in the raw form, as in celery sticks, but always cooked in soups and stews, and also cooked in thick slices until tender and tossed in a buttery cream sauce as a side dish. My American wife had almost the opposite experience: she mostly ate it raw, in salads or with tuna, perhaps stuffed with peanut butter, so she was surprised to see how often it showed up on Irish tables as a cooked side dish. Celery’s