Articles in Category : Food & Drink

September 2015

Culinary Causerie

 with Lesley Williams

Tales from the riverbank The River Café, Glasbury Our motoring correspondent, Liam Bird discovered this riverside restaurant last year on a return journey from Swansea to his home in the Welsh Marches, so it was the ideal meeting point when

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August 2015

Bless those Saints

Easy to follow recipe with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

Bless those saints THE SARDINE SEASON IS OFFICIALLY OPEN! WITH JUNE COME THE FESTIVITIES AROUND THE PAGAN SAINTS OF PORTUGAL THAT OPENS OUR SARDINE SEASON, CULMINATING IN THE FATTEST SARDINES BY THE END OF AUGUST. THIS MONTH I’M GOING TO

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August 2015

Gower Kitchen, Uplands Recipe

Courtesy of The Gower Kitchen, Uplands... here is a simple yet stunning recipe

WHAT BETTER WAY TO END A MEAL THAN WITH A TANGY, CREAMY, LEMONY TART? EVEN THOSE THAT DON’T NORMALLY ‘DO’ DESSERTS WILL LOVE THE SHARPNESS OF THIS DECONSTRUCTED CLASSIC PUDDING Courtesy of The Gower Kitchen, Uplands… here is a simple

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August 2015

Square Peg Coffee House

Food & Drink Editor’s Choice

Great Coffee with a Social Conscience I was delighted to see that we had a new coffee shop open in Sketty earlier this year – it might look like another stylish coffee bar but there’s more to Square Peg Coffee

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August 2015

Tofu Kebabs

With Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea

Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience. Rachel loves to cook and this month suggests we try this meat free bbq recipe Tofu Kebabs Quick minted tomato, onion and tofu kebabs with patatas

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August 2015

CULINARY CAUSERIE

with Sarla Langdon

On eggs and fowl Was I the only person who suffered deeply from deprivation during the quail’s egg famine of last year? Market gossip had it that the last quail farmer in Gower shut up shop and we were left

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August 2015

CULINARY CAUSERIE

with Lesley Williams

A WELCOME RETURN WHAT A GOOD-NEWS STORY FOR GOWER – THE WELCOME TO TOWN HAS REOPENED UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP, AND I AM HAPPY TO SAY THAT THE ONLY THING THAT REMAINS OF THE OLD PUB IS THE STRUCTURE AND THE

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July 2015

Welcome to town, Llanrhidian

Re-opens Saturday 4th July

Welcome to town Llanrhidian Re-opens Saturday 4th July           Imagine a pub that is over 300 years old, steeped in history and integral to the community for centuries, and you have the Welcome to town, Llanrhidian. It is small in

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July 2015

Pasteis de Nata

Easy to follow recipe with Tatiana Bento, Marmalade Cookery School

Portuguese Macarons Also known as Pasteis de Nata Last month we were lucky enough to have some very special guests staying at The Marmalade House here in Portugal. A lovely couple from Swansea, who used to come to our cookery

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July 2015

Let’s Algarve

Culinary Vacation with Lesley Williams

To most people the Algarve in southern Portugal is a haven for sun-seekers, fun-seekers and a general tourist destination. This is partly true, as around the Albufeira area there are many holiday villas and hotels catering for mass tourism. However,

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May 2015

Mr Marmalade’s Obsession – May

With Tatiana Bento from Marmalade Cookery School

This month Tatiana gives us a step by step guide to making the perfect family supper dish, lasagne. This recipe serves 4 but the ingredients can easily be doubled up to cater for a crowd. Mr Marmalade’s Obsession When I first

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May 2015

SAUSAGE AND BUTTERBEAN PIE – May

with Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea

Rachel Jamison of Nutri Balance Swansea is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience. Rachel loves to cook, and has come up with this recipe that uses lots of store cupboard ingredients to create a quick and easy supper dish

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May 2015

Culinary Causerie – May

with Lesley Williams

A Second Slice I mentioned last month that there are certain restaurants that I like to reserve for special occasions only. So it was with great excitement that I had the opportunity to visit Slice in Eversley Road again –

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April 2015

BAY Food & Drink

Cooking with Tatiana Bento – Marmalade Cookery School

Dreams Of India  Part 2 IF YOU READ TheBAY REGULARLY, AND FOLLOW THE MARMALADE COOKERY SCHOOL RECIPES, YOU’LL KNOW WE HAD A LITTLE ATTACK OF NOSTALGIA LAST MONTH AND SHARED A RECIPE WE LEARNT IN INDIA. The recipe we shared

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April 2015

BAY Food & Drink

Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe with Rachel Jamison

Vegan chocolate and peanut butter banana bread (optional gluten free) RACHEL JAMISON OF NUTRI BALANCE SWANSEA IS A NUTRITIONIST WITH OVER 10 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE. THIS MONTH SHE SHARES HER RECIPE FOR CHOCOLATY BANANA BREAD, THAT PROVES THAT HEALTHY EATING DOESN’T HAVE

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April 2015

Culinary causerie

with Sarla Langdon

Vegetarians ahoy! Here’s great lunchtime news for the vegetarians among you. Try the cauliflower platter at the Swansea Marriott hotel. I chanced on this excellent dish last month and was delighted enough to attempt making it at home. It consisted

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