Articles

Winter 2015

Culinary Causerie

with Sarla Langdon

Whither tourism? ……What price the catering industry?? Every now and again it behoves us to stand back and take a considered view of developments around us, particularly in the industry that seems more vulnerable to political, financial and commercial vicissitudes

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Winter 2015

Meat-free Christmas lunch

with Rachel Jamison

This month Rachel has a recipe for a meat-free Christmas lunch that might even keep the carnivores happy. Nut Roast with porcini mushroom and red wine gravy For the nut roast Ingredients: 200g fresh spinach chopped 250g unsalted mixed nuts

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Winter 2015

Culinary Causerie

with Lesley Williams  

Culinary Causerie Supper Club Social media does have its benefits as I discovered last month when I was contacted via Twitter and told about a pop-up restaurant hosting a supper club in Moruzzi & Co’s Coffee Shop in Neath. Chef

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Winter 2015

Le Reveillon à Swansea

with Chris Whelan of Chilled Chalets 

SWANSEA BORN BETHAN HOLLAND AND HER IRISH PARTNER CHRIS WHELAN RUN THEIR SKI CHALET COMPANY IN THE PORTES DU SOLEIL REGION OF FRANCE.HERE, CHRIS SHARES HIS PASSION FOR FOOD AND DETAILS A TRADITIONAL FRENCH CHRISTMAS MEAL. THE RECIPE FOR THE

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Winter 2015

Christmas Cupcakes

with Andrea Wimperis of The House of Sugar Flowers

ANDREA WIMPERIS of The House of Sugar Flowers introduces the creative art of cake decoration and takes you through the stages of making your own character Christmas Cupcakes. Andrea has been teaching sugarcraft and cake decoration for over fifteen years

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Winter 2015

BAY Motoring

with Liam Bird

LIAM’S car of the month is a little different this time and is unlikely to be available to purchase. Production of the Land Rover DEFENDER is due to end anytime soon and Liam was lucky enough to be invited to

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Winter 2015

Classic Motors

with Ashley Lovering

Lagonda Continental Saloon ASHLEY’S CLASSIC MOTOR OF THE MONTH IS THE LAGONDA CONTINENTAL OWNED BY TED BEAUMONT OF GOWERTON. Lagonda was founded in Staines, Surrey by a Scottish-American Wilbur Gunn. In 1898 Gunn began making small steam boat engines and

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Winter 2015

BAY Legal Matters

with Fiona Griffiths from Graham Evans

A Will to protect your loved ones FIONA GRIFFITHS HAS OVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE HELPING CLIENTS PROTECT THEIR INTERESTS ACROSS PROPERTY, WILLS AND PROBATE AND FAMILY LAW AT GRAHAM EVANS AND PARTNERS Happily, the process of setting out your

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Winter 2015

BAY Business

with Daryl Edgecombe

Why this Swansea business is grasping the Nettl In May 2005, Daryl Edgecombe started a business in Swansea that would trade as printing.com for a further 10 years. Over 14,000 projects later and with over 2000 customers, the business is

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Winter 2015

BAY Business news

3D Printing with Cartridge World

3D PRINTING  more convenient product sourcing 3D printing is not a new technology – in fact the first 3D printer was invented over 30 years ago. 3D printing technology is becoming more and more affordable with the Fused Deposition Modeling

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October 2015

All things books

With Sarla Langdon 

Mysterious Marco Polo—Merchant and Explorer Extraordinaire The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps by Prof Benjamin B Olshin (University of Chicago Press £31.50) Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls by Marco Polo (Penguin Little Black Classics £0.80) As

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October 2015

NICHOLASTON HOUSE

in Penmaen

NICHOLASTON HOUSE Nicholaston House, in Penmaen was purchased by the Swansea City Mission in 1998 and is now a Christian Retreat and Conference Centre. Set in tree lined grounds, the house overlooks Oxwich Bay with the moorland of Cefn Bryn

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October 2015

Travel

with Liz Barry

Liz fell in love with the city of Carcassonne while travelling through the Languedoc-Roussilon region of France courtesy of Brittany Ferries CARCASSONNE La Cite de Carcassone is every child’s image of a fairytale castle, with its turrets topped with conical

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October 2015

MOUNTAINBIKE TRAILS

 WITH KIM JONES

MOUNTAINBIKE TRAILS Combe dancing in The Quantocks Combe: / ku:um/ n. valley on the side of a hill (populated by mountain bikers!!!). The Quantocks are litter-ed with combes and have to be one of the most fun places to ride

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