Articles in Category : Food & Drink

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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April 2022

What’s the buzz?

with Marcus and Shelley Treadwell of Garddfach Honey

In the beehive  Spring is fast approaching and so does the activity in the beehives of Marcus and Shelley Treadwell in Penclawdd. Here’s the latest news from Garddfach. It’s a critical time for the bees, as they begin their spring

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April 2022

It’s April and Spring

wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne Wine for Life Learning

It’s April and Spring! Why not celebrate with a few unusual picks? We’ve got two simply delicious white wines, one from Portugal and one from Hungary, both using local grape varieties. An unusual sparkling Gavi and a sensational red Zinfandel

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March 2022

In the Beehive

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

We are fast approaching spring as I write, though it’s still a little cold to be doing a full inspection on the hives. Opening the hives to do a complete check of frames at this time is likely to chill

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March 2022

Wine recommendations

with Antoinette Milne Wine for Life Learning

March is here and with it, the first burst of bright and beautiful daffodil colours. Speaking of colours, look out for the new and fresh, blue bottled Albarino from Adegas Terrae, the natural red wine Solara from Romania, the perfectly

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February 2022

In the Beehive…

What's the buzz? with Marcus Treadwell - Garddfach Honey

We are delighted to welcome a new contributor to bay for 2022 – Marcus Treadwell of Garddfach Honey is a Gower beekeeper based in Penclawdd. We can learn a lot from bees and their community; they work as a team

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