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Food

Seven Breakfasts

You’ll never catch me skipping out on breakfast.  EVER.  Nor am I one of those breakfast bar/biscuit people (are you crazy?!).  See, my stomach seems to be inhabited by a noisy monster with a beast-like appetite and he’d never let me get away with not feeding him first thing in the morning… and he doesn’t […]

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Cinnamon, Raisin & Walnut Loaf

I love a good fruit loaf, and I love cinnamon even more (you know the cinnamon jelly bellies everyone avoids – I love ’em, pass ’em my way!) – and this little loaf, bread, cake thing (getting technical now…) smells amazing while it’s cooking. Cinnamon, Raisin & Walnut Loaf 125ml milk 50g butter for the […]

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Cardiff Food

Hang Fire Southern Kitchen

So, it turns out relocating from London to Cardiff is tough. Last Saturday we finally began the monstrous task of moving all our boxes of crap stuff (all 62 of them…) from the storage locker – where they’ve sat untouched for the past four months – to our new house. We carted four trolley-loads down from […]

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Food

Bara Brith (Mottled Bread)

I think every Welsh kid makes Bara Brith at some point.  Either with your mamgu yn y gegin, peering over the counter-top on tip toes (…maybe).  Or like me, you got to make a lumpy burnt mess in the school kitchen, but never bothered eating it because ew, dried fruit, and I’d much rather have that packet of nerds […]

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Food

Welsh Cakes

Welsh Cakes 225g self-raising flour 1 tsp mixed spice 50g caster sugar (+20g for dusting) pinch of salt 100g sultanas 110g butter/margarine (+ a little extra to grease the pan/skillet) 1 large egg a splash of milk if the dough is too dry 1. Sift together the dry ingredients into a bowl, then rub in […]