A Panad with…Baker Tom Herbert

A Panad with…Baker Tom Herbert

We first met Tom at the Do Lectures several years ago, but it feels like we've known him forever. An accomplished fifth generation baker, he has a contagious enthusiasm for sourdough that had Alison in the kitchen not a week after meeting, baking her very first loaf. ...

‘Smoked water from Wales is taking the culinary world by storm’

‘Smoked water from Wales is taking the culinary world by storm’

In the past couple of weeks, our Smoked Water has been featured in several well-regarded publications. Our thanks go to Richard Vine in the first instance, who wrote the original piece for Bloomberg. Bloomberg: “For anyone else, you would say, ‘No, you don’t normally...

Sea Salted Madeira Truffles

Sea Salted Madeira Truffles

Madeira is a fitting tipple to add to this sea salt chocolate truffle recipe, as it too has a relationship with the sea. Centuries ago sailors discovered that white wine from the island of Madeira would transform in to a dark, richly flavoured wine after weeks of the...

Anna Jones’ Smoky Corn Chowder

Anna Jones’ Smoky Corn Chowder

This recipe is from Anna Jones' new beautiful book The Modern Cook's Year. From the coldest winter days to the long light summer evenings, it is jam-packed with ideas and  already a favourite on our (laden) book shelf. --- I eat this on early autumn days, when the...

RNLI Smoky Fish Pie with Crispy Courgette Rosti

RNLI Smoky Fish Pie with Crispy Courgette Rosti

RNLI Fish Supper is an annual charity event to help raise funds for their invaluable, lifesaving work. It’s simple, it’s fun, and it saves lives. You invite your friends or family, serve a delicious Fish Supper, and collect donations for the RNLI. This year, Fish...

A Simple Smoked Risotto

A Simple Smoked Risotto

A simple risotto with a deep, savoury flavour. 1 medium leek, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 25g unsalted butter 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced 200g Arborio rice 175ml dry white wine 750ml vegetable or chicken stock (you may not need it all)...

Edible Manhattan: Seaweed, Salt + Dragon’s Breath

Edible Manhattan: Seaweed, Salt + Dragon’s Breath

The following is an extract from an article published in Edible Manhattan, written by Matthew Karkutt. --- Traveling to Wales with five food media folks and four chefs felt like a certain fantasy novel. Like any good fellowship on a quest, it required a map at its...

Smoked Lentil + Tomato Stew with Cavolo Nero

Smoked Lentil + Tomato Stew with Cavolo Nero

A wonderfully savoury soup, perfect as the days start to turn colder. Serves with chunks of bread and some smoked cheddar on the side. Serves 4 4 tablespoons of olive oil Pure Sea Salt 1 stick of celery, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, finely chopped 1 onion, finely...

Smoked Tomato + Rosemary Focaccia

Smoked Tomato + Rosemary Focaccia

Golden smoked focaccia fresh out of the oven, finished with good olive oil, Halen Môn and tomatoes. Hard to beat. Serves 6 - 8 500g strong white bread flour 5g powdered dried yeast 10g  Pure Sea Salt in a Finer Flake 300ml warm water 3 tablespoons Halen Môn Smoked...