Green-fingered grandfather grows giant cabbage

Photo from WalesOnline shows five-year-old Paris Vowles with her grandfather’s colossal cabbage. The photograph stretched across the front page of this Saturday’s South Wales Echo is guaranteed to catch your eye – a little girl leans on a wheelbarrow…

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The friendliest fish and chip shop in Cardiff

  Upon visiting my local fish and chip shop this week, I feel compelled to write about the outstanding quality of both the food and the customer service. Perched on the end of Clifton Street nearest to Broadway, McGinley’s Fish and Chips appears…

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Shortlisted taste finalists revealed in Wales the True Taste Food & Drink Awards 2011

Back in May, I wrote a post about my experience of judging in the heats of Wales the True Taste Food and Drink Awards 2011. Now, after months of tough taste-testing, the sweet smell of success…

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Product review: The Authentic Curry Company

Based in Hirwaun, Aberdare, The Authentic Curry Company was founded in 1996 by Paul Trotman and his partner, David Smith. The pair met when Paul was staying in David’s motel, Roch Gate, in Pembrokeshire, and…

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A day at Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival 2011

On the weekend, I visted Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival at the Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff Bay, an event that featured in my most recent post.  Surrounded by food tents and hoards of people, I don’t know where to go…

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