The Rare Welsh Bit


  • 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…

  • The two outdoor, interconnected pools at Asimina Suites Hotel in Paphos, Cyprus

    Suite Dreams: Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites Hotel, Paphos

    Enjoy a memorable Mediterranean escape at five-star, adult-focused Constantinou Bros Asimina Suites Hotel in Paphos, Cyprus. The original capital city of Cyprus, Paphos is a living museum for Cypriot heritage and culture, shaped by ancient Greek mythology, distinct Neolithic archaeological sites and a long history of traditional wine-making. However, the city is far from being […] Read more…

  • Ty Hotels Milford Waterfront, surrounded by boats on Milford Marina

    Milford Haven, Wales: A Coastal Stay at Tŷ Hotels Milford Waterfront

    Discover what Milford Haven is famous for and how the industrial history of the town has shaped it into what it is today. Plus, hear about the best things to see, do and eat in and around Milford Haven, from visiting the independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants that line Milford Waterfront, overlooking Milford Marina, […] Read more…

  • Two hands forming a heart with the clear blue sea in the background

    10 Valentines Gifts For Someone Who Loves Travelling

    Still stuck on the best Valentines Day gifts for that special someone? If you’re looking to buy a gift for someone who loves travelling, you’ve come to the right place. 10 thoughtful Valentines Day gifts for anyone who loves travelling 1. A friendship or ‘love knot’ ring If you and your partner often tend to […] Read more…


  • Welsh crempog/crempogau on a bakestone/planc

    Crempog or Crempogau (Traditional Welsh Pancakes)

    With St. David’s Day and Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day) falling on the same day this year, there’s no better time to discover crempog, or crempogau – traditional Welsh pancakes, also known as ‘ffroes’. Thicker than the traditional British pancake or French crepe, and bigger than a Scotch pancake or pikelet, Welsh ‘crempog’ or ‘crempogau’ pancakes […] Read more…

  • Heart-shaped Welsh cake recipe

    Heart-Shaped Welsh Cake Recipe

    Love Welsh cakes? Just wait until you’ve tried these heart-shaped Welsh cakes! Okay, so they don’t taste any different to regular Welsh cakes, but trust me, you’re going to fall head-over-heels with them (and if not, you can always just use a round cutter instead! 😉 ) Perfect for St. Dwynwen’s. Day or Valentines Day, […] Read more…

  • Malaysian slow cooker beef rendang

    Best Ever Slow Cooker Beef Rendang

    Packed with flaky, fall-apart beef cooked in creamy coconut milk with fragrant lemongrass, kaffir lime, galangal, ginger and a myriad of spices, this traditional Malaysian slow cooker beef rendang can be left to bubble away in the kitchen while you get on with your day! Beef rendang: an introduction Perhaps one of the most popular […] Read more…

  • Khatchuri dhansak at Janata Palace Indian Restaurant on Cowbridge Road East in Canton, Cardiff

    Celebrating World Vegan Month at Janata Palace Indian Restaurant, Cardiff

    To mark World Vegan Month, I’ve teamed up with tastecard to review the vegan food offering at local Indian restaurant, Janata Palace in Canton, Cardiff. November marks World Vegan Month and, to celebrate the occasion, I’ve teamed up with tastecard to review the vegan offering at one of the several local restaurants participating in the […] Read more…