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Colcannon

An Irish potato dish - traditional on All Hallows Day (Hallowe"en) - whereby mashed potatoes are mixed with green cabbage (or more correctly kale) and either leeks or spring onion tops.

The name is derived from the Gaelic 'cal ceannann'.

In Scotland a similar potato dish is cooked without onions, where it's known as Kailkenny or nearer the English border Rumbledethumps. For a recipe, see Gourmet Britain Recipe section.

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