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...

Roasted Chilli + Garlic Sea Salt Squash

Roasted Chilli + Garlic Sea Salt Squash

Fancy a simple, comforting Sunday supper? Peel and very thinly slice a butternut squash (don't put your knife all the way through) Rub it with good olive oil, Pure Sea Salt with Chilli and Garlic and a grind or two of black pepper. Maybe a sprinkle of some hardy herbs...

Autumn/ Winter Events at Halen Môn

Autumn/ Winter Events at Halen Môn

Our brand-new tipi has arrived, and our cafe is open seven days a week in the day time.  We also have a host of delicious evening events lined up to see us through the cold and crisp months ahead. We sell tickets for evening events through Eventbrite - click the dates...

Finding an Alternative to Plastic

Finding an Alternative to Plastic

We started Halen Môn in 1997 because we love the area where we live. It makes sense then that we care deeply about the environment. Our packaging is an absolute priority for us and we are actively looking into alternatives to our current plastic pouches. It is sadly...

Wild Swimming Spots in North Wales

Wild Swimming Spots in North Wales

Wild Swimming, or simply swimming outdoors as some people would prefer to call it, has enjoyed a real resurgence in recent years in the UK. Something about the bracing water, the rushing air and the natural high of submerging yourself outdoors is addictive. North...

Pipers Farm x Tide: An Autumn Supper

Pipers Farm x Tide: An Autumn Supper

Halen Môn's Sam Lomas and Pipers Farm’s Connor Reed are joining forces for a one-off dinner at Tide/ Llanw. Sam and Connor, who worked together at River Cottage in Devon, will be cooking a five course menu on Friday 4th October at Halen Môn in Brynsiencyn. Guests can...