Smart Mouth Newsletter: A ‘Spice Bag’ Is More Specific Than What You’re Imagining
by Louise Slyth
When asked to guess Ireland’s favorite takeaway (takeout) option, I’m guessing not many people would picture a spice bag. But this Asian-inspired dish is now an Irish institution of some renown.
Devilishly moreish, a spice bag consists of deep fried salt and chili chips (fries), salt and chili chicken, red and green peppers, chili, onion, and spices, served up in (you guessed it) a paper bag. The spice blends vary between establishments and are always a closely guarded secret.