Tag: Wales

Welsh Cakes for St David’s Day (Picau ar y Maen am Dydd Gŵyl Dewi)

Welsh Cakes for St David’s Day (Picau ar y Maen am Dydd Gŵyl Dewi)

Making St David’s Day Welsh cakes with my grandmother is one of the few kitchen memories I have of her that doesn’t involve me being actually turfed out of the kitchen. I think an early love of these small, sweetly spiced discs sealed my affection…

Vegan Cawl (Welsh stew) with herby dumplings

Vegan Cawl (Welsh stew) with herby dumplings

Cawl is technically Welsh for soup, but it has evolved to become the catch-all term for any casserole, stew or broth. (If you’re unsure how to pronounce it, try saying Cowell – as in Simon Cowell – but without the ‘e’ sound. That’ll do.) I…

Leek & Caerphilly Cheese Tart

Leek & Caerphilly Cheese Tart

Although I happily made London my home some twelve years ago, I was born and raised in Wales and this is my own culinary tribute. Caerphilly cheese was one of my Grandad’s favourites. He would cut thick wedges of this deliciously crumbly cheese and sandwich…