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Recipe: Tatws Popty (Welsh dish of potato and cheese)

Christmas is over and having spent most of it at my mum’s, I’ve really missed cooking my own food. So, today I tried cooking Tatws Popty (or Tatty Pot), a traditional Welsh dish made from potato…

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10 things to do in December

Fed up of fighting your way through town to get your Xmas shopping finished? Why not pop along to one of these Christmas events – guaranteed to make Welsh foodies smile. 1) Caerphilly Medieval Market, December 11,…

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Wonderful Welsh Cakes

This weekend, I took over the kitchen to knock up some Welsh Cakes from scratch — a first for me. Although I’ve been dying to do it for ages, I’ve only just got round to digging out the griddle. For…

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Top 5 Christmas gifts for Welsh foodies

I was writing my Christmas shopping list last night and it gave me some blog inspiration. So, without delay, and in no particular order, here are my top five Christmas gifts for Welsh food-lovers. All products are available…

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Welsh salt gets White House approval

Word has it that Barack Obama has taken a fancy to Welsh salt. Apparently he eats the stuff on top of his favourite American sweets, Smoked Salt Caramels. The sweets are produced by Fran’s Chocolates, who…

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The Rare Welsh Bit is born

Hello and welcome to The Rare Welsh Bit – a new blog aimed at showcasing some of the best foods in Wales, handpicked by yours truly. Focusing upon both traditional and contemporary Welsh cuisine, I hope to develop a…

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