Five Companies Giving Back Now

Five Companies Giving Back Now

1) Goodwash company  This amazing Welsh social enterprise is the brand behind our brand spanking new Wave Wellbeing Collection. They already donate their profits to several incredible charities, but have stepped things up a gear since the corona virus crisis, and are...

Beginner’s Bread Recipes + Inspiration

Beginner’s Bread Recipes + Inspiration

A quick scroll through instagram reveals that lockdown around the world has dawned a new era of enthusiasm for baking bread. Whether it's sourdough you're looking to learn to slap and fold, or a simple squidgy soda bread you want to make and eat within the hour, we...

Stewed Rhubarb with Marscapone + Salted Granola

Stewed Rhubarb with Marscapone + Salted Granola

One of those  desserts that makes it look (and taste) like you've done far more than you actually have. The v salted granola adds moreish texture to delicious British rhubarb. SERVES 4 - 6 FOR THE GRANOLA: 75g unsalted butter 60ml maple syrup 150g oats 25g sesame...

Oak Smoked Hummus

Oak Smoked Hummus

Oak smoked water lends this hummus a rich smokiness.  400g tin of chickpeas (thoroughly drained) 50g light tahini 1 generous teaspoon of Pure Sea Salt 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil  50 ml water 50 ml Oak Smoked WaterJuice of half a lemon  1 clove of garlic, finely...

Tide Bars: Toasted Sesame + Sea Salt Flapjacks

Tide Bars: Toasted Sesame + Sea Salt Flapjacks

We usually have a tray of these crowd-pleasing bars on the counter at our outdoor cafe Tide. They are a winning combination of oats, chocolate, sesame and, of course, sea salt. Makes 12 bars Flapjack base 150g golden syrup 1 tbsp honey 200g Halen Môn sea salted...

Meera Sodha’s Leek + Pea Samosas

Meera Sodha’s Leek + Pea Samosas

To celebrate nearing St David's Day, we wanted to share one of our very favourite leek recipes, by Guardian writer Meera Sodha. It looks like a long recipe, but it is a lot simpler than it looks. Samosas are a brilliant thing to have in the freezer, as they warm and...

Win! A bottle of Jin Môr

Win! A bottle of Jin Môr

Do you like to mix things up when it comes to cocktails? We’re (always!) looking for new ways to drink gin, most especially Jin Môr. This St David’s Day we’ll be giving away a 70cl bottle of Jin Môr to the most inventive, delicious, and beautiful cocktail we see a...

Bespoke Events at Halen Môn

Bespoke Events at Halen Môn

We have had a couple of private events at Halen Môn over the years, as the backdrop of the Menai Strait and Snowdonia is pretty hard to beat.Sea air and mountain views, right on the edge of the Menai Strait. As of 2019, we now have a beautiful tipi, as well as a food...

Anna Jones’ Cavolo Nero Spanakopita

Anna Jones’ Cavolo Nero Spanakopita

One of our very favourite cooks, Guardian columnist  Anna Jones has shared a celebratory Christmas recipe with us this year from her brilliant Vegetarian Christmas Guide. The guide is so useful if you're wondering what to cook for Christmas Day, or choosing a...

Classic Bara Brith

Classic Bara Brith

This classic Welsh tea loaf is something we have had on the counter at Llanw/ Tide every day since we opened. It’s squidgy and rich and keeps really well. For one loaf: 1 pint of mixed dried fruit. We use a mixture of raisins, dates and prunes.½ pint soft dark brown...