Gallery: Market Tours: Traditional Irish Ingredients at the Butcher's Fancy in Yonkers

The Butcher's Fancy
The Butcher's Fancy

Owner Oliver Charles opened the Irish butcher and specialty shop in 2000.

Pudding
Pudding

Black pudding, or blood sausage, and white pudding, a popular breakfast food that's made of seasoned pork meat and fat, oats, and breadcrumbs.

Irish Sausage
Irish Sausage

The Butcher's Fancy's breakfast sausages are made from pork meat and fat and imported seasoning. "We tried to replicate the seasoning here in the U.S., but it just wasn't the same," Charles explained.

Sausage Rolls
Sausage Rolls

For its popular sausage rolls, the store takes a breakfast sausage and wraps it in flaky pastry. Also pictured are commercial black and white puddings, and imported Irish butter.

Scotch Eggs
Scotch Eggs

A popular Irish lunch or snack, Scotch eggs are hard boiled and wrapped in sausage meat.

Cheese
Cheese

A selection of imported cheeses.

Root Veg
Root Veg

Any good Irish cook needs a steady supply of potatoes and rutabagas.

Tayto Snax
Tayto Snax

The Irish brand Tayto makes a number of potato-based snacks. Here, the Snax, a "light and crispy potato puff."

Tayto Waffles
Tayto Waffles

And Waffles, which come in a variety of flavors such as bacon.

Bread
Bread

A variety of sliced breads popular in Ireland.

Flour
Flour

Or if you want to make your own bread, Odlum's soda bread mix, "cream" flour (all-purpose flour with added baking powder), and Howards wholemeal flour.

Custard, Vegemite
Custard, Vegemite

Quintessential British ingredients: Bird's custard powder and Vegemite spread.

Irish Tea
Irish Tea

And more quintessence: several popular varieties of English and Irish teas.

Oatlets
Oatlets

Flavahan's, Ireland's most popular brand of breakfast cereal, makes "oatlets," or rolled oats.

Marrowfat Peas
Marrowfat Peas

Canned marrowfat peas, often used to make "mushy peas," or thick stewed peas. Not actually made with marrow or fat, they're simply a variety of large peas that are allowed to dry out naturally in the field before they're harvested.

Frozen Fries
Frozen Fries

The Butcher's Fancy's customers are so loyal to this particular brand of frozen fries that Charles has them shipped over from Ireland.

Turnips
Turnips

Same goes for these frozen yellow turnips.

Potato Farls
Potato Farls

Little known in the U.S., potato farls are a delectable snack made by frying squares or sections of potato bread dough until crispy.

Soft Drinks
Soft Drinks

Mi Wadi black currant juice and Robinson's Barley Water, a traditional soft drink made by boiling pearled barley, straining the liquid, and pouring it over a mash of citrus and sugar.

Energise
Energise

Even energy drinks vary by country. Energise is a popular choice in Ireland.