Ireland: Ancient Bog Butter & Smoked Pigeon

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Andrew Zimmern eats his way from Cork to Dublin, Ireland. He tries the ultimate smoked salmon, dines on pigeon smoked with bog oak,and eats one of his all-time most bizarre foods.

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'Beyond these arches hang some of the finest smoked meat in Ireland courtesy of Fingal Ferguson and the Gubbeen Smokehouse in County Cork Ireland.' 960 1280

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'The tools of the trade at Ireland's finest charcuterie producer Gubbeen Smokehouse in County Cork.' 960 1280

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'Andrew and self proclaimed meat nerd Fingal Ferguson chow down on venison salami in the smokehouse at Gubbeen in County Cork Ireland.' 960 1280

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'Andrew taking direction in proper seaweed foraging techniques from County Cork resident Clovisse Ferguson.' 960 1280

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'Andrew sharing a fresh foraged limpet with Clovisse Ferguson, of the acclaimed Gubbeen farm near Schull County Cork.' 960 1280

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'A selection of Irish and French cheeses on display at Cork's English Market in County Cork Ireland.' 960 1280

  

'Andrew and chef Kevin Thornton investigate a haul of foraged greens and herbs at Kevin's restaurant Thornton's in Dublin.' 960 1280

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'Locally raised Irish beef moss and herbs served on a pedestal of ancient bog oak in the kitchen at Thornton's in Dublin.' 960 1280

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'Andrew taking in the aroma of smoked Gubbeen cheese alongside cheese expert Giana Ferguson of the acclaimed Gubbeen dairy in County Cork.' 960 1280

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'Andrew slicing off a piece of young Gubbeen cheese made in the picturesque fields near Schull in County Cork.' 960 1280

  

'Andrew's first glimpse of a piece of butter aged approximately 3000 years courtesy of locals Maurice and Conor Lane in County Kildare Ireland.' 960 1280

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'Andrew and Chef Kevin Thornton pose with a piece of ancient history goat butter unearthed from the bog in County Kildare.' 960 1280

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'Andrew smelling a slice of pigeon infused with 3000 year old goat butter and a bog oak sauce courtesy of Dublin chef Kevin Thornton.' 960 1280

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'A finished dish of pigeon finished with Bog Oak sauce and Irish carrots potatoes and shallots, courtesy of acclaimed Dublin chef Kevin Thornton.' 960 1280

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'The early morning cutting of the curds at Gubbeen Dairy in County Cork Ireland.' 960 1280

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Irish salmon, hanging in the smokehouse at Frank Hederman's Belvelly Farm in Ireland

Irish salmon, hanging in the smokehouse at Frank Hederman's Belvelly Farm in Ireland

My favorite smoked fish on earth, Irish salmon, hanging in the smokehouse at Frank Hederman's Belvelly Farm. 960 1280

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