Welsh leeks join the Welsh GI family

Wales’ national vegetable and emblem, the Welsh leek, is now officially protected as it gains PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) UK GI status. It’s the third new Welsh product to achieve UK GI status joining Gower Salt Marsh Lamb and Cambrian Mountains...

Our favourites from CODE’s ’30 under 30 in hospitality’ in 2022

Our cafe, Tide/Llanw, here at Halen Môn has been lucky enough to host not one but two of those named in this year '30 Under 30' CODE hospitality list. Both Sam Lomas, formerly of River Cottage, and Nick Rudge of The Jackdaw Conwy, joined us last summer to cook for...

Five festive canapés

Dazzling canapés for the Christmas season. All easy to whip up before your guests arrive and perfect with fizz. Pleasingly little and perfectly balanced bites. Mackerel + pickled beetroot blinisA really easy recipe for making your own blinis, which are topped with...

Gifting well – a B Corp gift guide

At a time of year where thoughts turn to presents, we are trying to choose where we spend wisely – with businesses who want to do good in the world. Here we’ve put together a festive guide highlighting some of our favourite B Corp certified businesses and what they...

Homemade Christmas Gifts

We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite homemade gifts to make this Christmas- giving any of these, wrapped up in parchment paper and tied with some ribbon - will earn you some serious brownie points this festive season.  Salted honey brittleCo-founder of...

A Halen Môn gift guide – what to buy and for who?

While we know lots of people on our list would be pleased with a well-seasoned gift from Halen Môn, we also know that sometimes choosing can be difficult. We’ve put together a quick festive guide highlighting some of our favourites this year, from unusual stocking...

Eclade de Moules

:Eclade des moules originates from the Charente-Maritime region of France. Here, the pine forests run into the beautiful Ile de Ré beaches, which run into the Atlantic ocean. This is an identical set-up to one of our favourite nearby spots, Newborough beach, just down...

Congratulations to the new Prince and Princess of Wales

Back in 2019, we were delighted to host a visit from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, now the Prince and Princess of Wales.    The pair returned to their previous home in North Wales to meet individuals and organisations in the region who are encouraging people...

We’ve won a traveller’s choice award 2022!

Every year, Tripadvisor celebrates attractions that consistently deliver brilliant experiences with a Travellers' Choice Award—and this year, we are proud to say we are part of an exclusive group, ranking among the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor. Our one-of-a-kind...

Creatives we love in North Wales

North Wales may be best known for its sweeping coastlines and rugged landscapes but here we’ve put together the creative side of this area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A quick list of some of our favourite creatives, makers and galleries that we think you should...

HALEN MÔN BLOG

How to season like a chef

How to season like a chef

Over the past three decades, we have sold to and worked with hundreds of chefs. Big names and lesser known (but no less talented) cooks. We’ve picked up stellar recipes on our salt-selling travels, everywhere from New York City to Barcelona, Singapore to Modena, and...

A guide to buying and using sea salt

A guide to buying and using sea salt

Why use sea salt? While table salt is the most common variety of cooking salt found in much of the world, we believe it doesn’t belong anywhere near the kitchen. Though cheap and easy to pour from a spout, it is often laden with anti-caking agents that can impart...

A Welsh Valentine’s: St Dwynwen’s Day

A Welsh Valentine’s: St Dwynwen’s Day

The end of January can sometimes be a little bleak – dark and cold, with the festive break long behind us. It’s warming then to have a Welsh tradition as a flicker of light at the end of month.  On the 25th of January every year, people all over Wales celebrate St...

Welsh leeks join the Welsh GI family

Welsh leeks join the Welsh GI family

Wales’ national vegetable and emblem, the Welsh leek, is now officially protected as it gains PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) UK GI status. It’s the third new Welsh product to achieve UK GI status joining Gower Salt Marsh Lamb and Cambrian Mountains...

Five festive canapés

Five festive canapés

Dazzling canapés for the Christmas season. All easy to whip up before your guests arrive and perfect with fizz. Pleasingly little and perfectly balanced bites. Mackerel + pickled beetroot blinisA really easy recipe for making your own blinis, which are topped with...

Gifting well – a B Corp gift guide

Gifting well – a B Corp gift guide

At a time of year where thoughts turn to presents, we are trying to choose where we spend wisely – with businesses who want to do good in the world. Here we’ve put together a festive guide highlighting some of our favourite B Corp certified businesses and what they...

Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts

We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite homemade gifts to make this Christmas- giving any of these, wrapped up in parchment paper and tied with some ribbon - will earn you some serious brownie points this festive season.  Salted honey brittleCo-founder of...

A Halen Môn gift guide – what to buy and for who?

A Halen Môn gift guide – what to buy and for who?

While we know lots of people on our list would be pleased with a well-seasoned gift from Halen Môn, we also know that sometimes choosing can be difficult. We’ve put together a quick festive guide highlighting some of our favourites this year, from unusual stocking...

Eclade de Moules

Eclade de Moules

:Eclade des moules originates from the Charente-Maritime region of France. Here, the pine forests run into the beautiful Ile de Ré beaches, which run into the Atlantic ocean. This is an identical set-up to one of our favourite nearby spots, Newborough beach, just down...

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