Umami & appetite

Umami & appetite

Despite developing our 3 gold star winning Umami seasoning with our friends at The Mushroom Garden several years ago, it is still the flavour that we get asked to explain to our customers the most. Taking its name from the Japanese word for 'deliciousness', Umami is a...

Curating Chocolate: The best job ever?

Curating Chocolate: The best job ever?

This year, our favourite event, Abergavenny Food Festival, got even better. This was largely due to sharing a stand with Cocoa Runners - dubbed 'the Wine Society for chocolate' by the Telegraph, this innovative company sources the very finest chocolate from around the...

A day of mellow fruitfulness

A day of mellow fruitfulness

Autumn has arrived, and with it, the autumnal Snowdonia mushroom foray and feast for our book project. Here's a sneak preview of the stunning day. For more info on the book and to buy your copy in advance, head to Unbound. The sunrise was superb, red sky reminding us...

21 delicious things to try in Wales

21 delicious things to try in Wales

We're not quite sure you can narrow down the Welsh foods that you must try into just 21, but we were rather excited when we read that we were included in this Buzzfeed list. Particular favourites also on the list include Gower Cottage Brownies, who makes the...

A match made in Wales

A match made in Wales

I've failed to find a succinct and clever quote to explain how potatoes and salt need each other, but the fact remains that without seasoning potatoes can be underwhelming. How wonderful is it, then, that both Blas y Tir Pembrokeshire Earlies and Halen Môn are...