The Rare Welsh Bit


  • Spring charcuterie board using seasonal ingredients, on artificial grass

    Simple Charcuterie Board For Spring

    With spring in full swing, here’s how to create a simple charcuterie board that really looks the part, yet only takes around 30 minutes to prepare from scratch using artisan cured meats, British cheeses and fine accompaniments from Harvey and Brockless, paired with seasonal ingredients. Spring is one of my favourite seasons of the year. […] Read more…

  • Welsh Lavercakes, made using Welsh Laverbread, on a traditional Welsh breakfast with fried egg, sausage and Welsh back bacon, with a jar of laverbread and cutlery in the background.

    Welsh Laverbread: The Welshman’s Caviar, & How To Eat It In Lavercakes, & More

    With the Pembrokeshire Beach Food Co. spearheading the launch of National Laverbread Day on April 14th, there couldn’t be a better time to discover the Welsh delicacy of Laverbread (laver seaweed). Named after the Welsh term, “bara lawr”, Welsh Laverbread is a traditional Welsh delicacy produced using laver seaweed, sustainably foraged from the south-west Wales […] Read more…

  • Fresh peas with radishes and burrata cheese - an ideal recipe for a spring garden party or spring recipe for a crowd.

    20 Spring Recipes for a Crowd

    Spring has officially sprung, although if you’re in the UK, you’d be forgiven for thinking summer’s already on its way. With Britain experiencing unusually mild temperatures for this time of year, and the evenings getting lighter after the clocks going forward this weekend, there’s no need to wait around until summer to throw your first […] Read more…

  • Welsh rarebit made from the Lavender and Lovage cookbook by Karen Burns-Booth

    Best Ever Welsh Rarebit Recipe

    I’m going back to basics with a recipe for traditional Welsh rarebit, also known as Welsh rabbit. Perhaps one of the most popular of all traditional Welsh dishes, Welsh rarebit is often likened to cheese on toast, but it’s much more than that! In this blog post, I’ll be answering some of the most commonly […] Read more…


  • Traditional limestone wood-fired oven in Tal-Furnar restaurant and bakery in Xaghra, Gozo, Malta

    The Best Restaurants in Gozo, Malta

    Discover the best restaurants in Gozo to visit when you sail over to Malta’s smaller sister island, including restaurants in Xagħra, Xlendi, Mġarr, and Nadur. You can’t visit Malta without sailing over to its sister island, Gozo. The second-largest island in the Maltese archipelago, Gozo is home to two of Malta’s three UNESCO World Heritage […] Read more…

  • Kacie Morgan speaking at the Power of Food Tourism conference in Glasgow

    What I Learnt From Speaking At ‘The Power Of Food Tourism’

    Imagine my excitement when Scotland Food and Drink and the Scottish Tourism Alliance invited me to speak about my blogging journey at their “Power of Food Tourism” conference at Glasgow SEC earlier his month. Taking place alongside ScotHot – the premier event for the Scottish hospitality, travel and tourism industries – this engaging event was […] Read more…

  • L-R, Clockwise: Cooking foraged finds on a 'Swedish stove'; an oyster shell filled with stir-fried prawns, rock samphire and crab apples; a basket filled with foraged prawns, shrimps and sea lettuce

    Coastal Foraging On The Wild & Wonderful West Wales Shoreline

    Wild foraging is enjoying somewhat of a heyday in the UK at the moment, with more of us than ever before heading out into the great outdoors to forage for wild foods. However, while foraging is a wonderful way to source fresh, sustainable food at little to no cost – at a time when living […] Read more…

  • Opening a cacao pod to reveal the pulpy white cacao beans

    Grenada Chocolate Festival: Ultimate Guide

    When Grenada Tourism Authority invited me to Grenada Chocolate Festival, I jumped at the opportunity – I felt like Charlie Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, when he unwraps his chocolate bar and discovers a shiny golden ticket inviting him to visit Willy Wonka’s factory. Home to all three kinds of cacao bean (forastero, […] Read more…