The Champ (brúitín in Irish) is a typically Irish speciality which finds many similarities with another Irish dish: the Colcannon. Cooked with potatoes and onions, it is a delight!
Champ (also called poundies in some parts of Ireland) is a dish most often found in Irish Pubs. It consists of mashed potatoes, onions, butter, milk and pepper. An economical dish you will have understood it, but which remains delicious, if you have spent the day crawling all over Ireland!
Note that there are some variations of Champ, and that you can also add mushrooms, cream, bacon, or a little cabbage.
Count less than 7€ per dish in Irish Pub. This dish is usually accompanied by a pint of Irish stout: a perfect marriage of flavours! (but to be eaten in moderation).Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health. Consume in moderation.