Articles in Category : Food & Drink

August 2022

Wine and Food courses

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne - Wine for life learning

This month is all about food (and wine), hospitality and a fabulous draw (see below)! is an exciting, proactive and creative initiative that was developed by Simon Wright (Wright’s Food Emporium) and Naldo Diana (Coleg Sir Gar) to help and

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August 2022

In the Beehive ……. August

What's the buzz? With Marcus and Shelley Treadwell of Garddfach Honey

Just as in the saying ‘as busy as busy bees’, our bee colonies are extremely busy foraging for pollen and nectar throughout these long summer days. Privet, bramble and lavender as well as a whole host of wildflowers are in

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July 2022

Beef Braciole

Seasonal Recipe with Private Chef Christos

Beef Braciole is a southern Italian dish, where thin slices of beef are filled with a savoury filling and slowly braised in a wine infused sauce, preferably overnight at a very low heat. It’s definitely a special occasion dish–something to serve

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July 2022

Culinary Causerie

with Editor Lesley Williams

Tapas Night @ The New Gower Hotel What could be better than sitting in the early evening sun with good friends and good food? It’s something I’ve come to appreciate even more after we were denied the opportunity for so

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July 2022

In the Beehive …. July

What's the buzz? with Marcus and Shelley Treadwell of Garddfach Honey

The bees have been busy building up the stores of honey, visiting all of the gardens in bloom, the forests and patches of wildflowers.  They are picking up the pollens and nectar and bringing their bounty back to the beehive,

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July 2022

Culinary Causerie

With Editor Lesley Williams

Let the good times roll I’ve never been very good at baking cakes, probably because I don’t have a sweet tooth and they hold no interest for me. Now savouries on the other hand are a different thing altogether. Cheese

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July 2022

Wine recommendations for July

with Antoinette Milne - Wine for Life Learning

July has arrived and dining alfresco is where it’s at! Just in time, an exclusive M&S pink Prosecco headlines this month followed by a tremendous Gold Winner Albarino that is perfect for sipping slowly. A boldly flavoured organic Bronze Winner

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Traditional gözleme pie

Seasonal recipe with private chef Christos

Gözleme is a traditional savoury Turkish flatbread or pastry filled with meat, spinach, feta and lots of herbs. Pan fried until golden and crispy, then cut into grabbable-size pieces with lemon wedges on the side. There are many variations of

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June 2022

It’s June…

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne

It’s June and if you’ve got plans to celebrate or have celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee we’ve a few timely suggestions. A special edition Whispering Angel rose is waiting and ready. A splendid Welsh red wine produced by Whitecastle Vineyard

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June 2022

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Dario’s Ristorante Dario’s in Eversley Road, Sketty is just a 3 minute walk from Bay HQ. We had enjoyed a takeaway from there when it first opened some years ago, but we hadn’t actually dined in. Booking a table was

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May 2022

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Gigi Gao’s Favourite KaFei Coffee houses have been part of our culture since the 17th Century when coffee was introduced to Britain from the Middle East. Coffee is now the second most traded commodity after petroleum, which is hardly surprising

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May 2022

The Month of May

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne of Wine for Life Learning

The month of May has arrived and the elusive season of summer is finally upon us. To celebrate, why not try a sensational sparkling wine from South Africa which is made the same way Champagne is. Then, on to a

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May 2022

In The Beehive

What's the buzz with Marcus and Shelley Treadwell of Garddfach Honey

The Spring build-up in the beehives continues; the queen will be laying more and more eggs. As we’ve said previously, worker bees live for around 5 to 6 weeks in summer, and with the queen laying up to 2000 eggs

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