BBQ mackerel with quick pickled cucumbers and charred lemon salad

INGREDIENTSServes 4 For the fish 4 mackerel fillets, skin on, boned 2 tablespoons oak smoked water 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed Pure sea salt Cracked black pepper   For the cucumber 1 medium cucumber, cut lengthways with water...

Leek and potato galette with hazelnut pastry

INGREDIENTSSERVES 6   For the pastry 50g hazelnuts, toasted 125g wholemeal spelt flour 125g plain flour 125 cold butter, cubed Pure sea salt in a finer flake 2 tbsp very cold water For the filling 200g Pembrokeshire Earlies, or new potatoes2 tbsp olive oil 1 large...

Smoky ginger cakes

INGREDIENTSMAKES 12    75g unsalted butter 100g dark muscovado sugar 150g black treacle 2 large eggs, beaten 4 tbsp Welsh whiskey (we like Aber Falls) 2 tsp vanilla extract 180g self raising flour 2 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp Pure Sea Salt Smoked Over Oak 140g...

Asparagus on toast with soft boiled eggs + herbs

INGREDIENTSServes 1 1 handful of asparagus spears 1 organic or free-range egg A thick slice of good bread Half a clove of garlic Pure Sea Salt or Pure Sea Salt with Roasted Garlic Freshly ground black pepper Extra virgin olive oil Halen Môn salted butter A small...

Perfect picnic sausage rolls

INGREDIENTSMAKES 8 (or 16 bite-size)    500g free range / organic pork sausage meat 1 large apple, peeled and grated 1 tsp Halen Môn smoky dijon mustard 1 tsp garam masala 2 sprigs of sage, leaves chopped Pure sea salt Black pepper 320g ready made puff pastry 1...

Anna Jones’ green olive Welsh cakes

INGREDIENTSMAKES 12 LITTLE WELSH CAKES 1 tablespoon olive oil a small leek, washed, or a bunch of spring onions, thinly sliced 200g plain or white spelt flour, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 100g cold unsalted butter or vegan butter, cubed 50g...

Towpath’s ricotta gnudi

INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 500g / 1b 2oz ricotta 170g / 6oz Parmesan, grated, plus extra to serve 2 eggs, lightly beaten 5 tablespoons fine breadcrumbs 2 pinches of freshly gratednutmeg plain flour, for dusting 250g / 9oz unsalted butter bunch of sage, picked salt and...

Nena Foster’s fermented three cornered leek

INGREDIENTSMakes 1 x 2L jar 250-300g three-cornered leek, bottoms trimmed and washed 3 fresh bay leaves 1.25 litre salt brine, 5% (1.25 litre water and 63g Pure Sea Salt) Cabbage leaf/fermentation weight Nena Foster is a food writer who specialises in all things...

Six Beauty Spots to visit on Ynys Môn/ the island of Anglesey

We started making sea salt because we love Ynys Môn, and wanted to find a way to make a living here. We feel incredibly lucky to call the island, and this particular Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our home. There is an abundance of beauty to be discovered, but...

A Panad with… chef Chris Roberts (AKA Flamebaster)

Chris Roberts, AKA ‘Flamebaster’, has taken Wales (and beyond) by storm with his passion and knowledge for food, provenance and cooking outdoors. Known for filming recipes in outstandingly beautiful locations around North Wales, over serious flames, his love of...

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Pump Street chocolate, sloe gin + sea salt truffles

Pump Street chocolate, sloe gin + sea salt truffles

INGREDIENTSMAKES: around 35 chocolates   For the truffles 350g Pump Street 85% Hacienda Limon - Ecuador  75ml sloe gin  75ml water 75g demerara sugar  pinch of Pure Sea Salt Coating with chocolate (optional) 175g Pump Street 85% Hacienda Limon - Ecuador  Icing sugar,...

Winter herb farinata

Winter herb farinata

INGREDIENTSSERVES:4 for lunch or 6 as a snack  150g gram (chickpea) flour  1 teaspoon Pure Sea Salt in a Finer Flake, plus a pinch for sprinkling  5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil  Freshly ground black pepper  8 sprigs of mixed woody herbs (such as thyme, sage and...

Sunflower seed + smoked salt florentines

Sunflower seed + smoked salt florentines

INGREDIENTSMAKES 15 large florentines   50g unsalted butter 50g golden syrup 50g soft dark brown sugar pinch of Pure Sea Salt Smoked Over Oak 50g plain flour 50g sunflower seeds 25g currants 50g mixed peel 1tsp rosemary, finely chopped 180g good quality dark...

Our Favourite Online Shops

Our Favourite Online Shops

Thousands of local food producers around the UK need our support, as food festivals, restaurants and cafes have been unable to run as normal. Luckily, many have adapted to online selling - and as consumers, we can help keep livelihoods going, and enjoy some seriously...

Restaurants open on Ynys Môn / Anglesey

Restaurants open on Ynys Môn / Anglesey

As we get ready to welcome visitors back to our beautiful island, we wanted to do a round-up of some of our favourite spots to eat. All of our businesses are adapting to the new climate, and our best advice would be to check out individual websites before setting off...

We’re opening – with extra precautions

We’re opening – with extra precautions

We are so pleased to be opening our shop and cafe for takeaways. From July 11th our shop will be reopening, and our cafe is already open for for takeaway food and drink only. Unfortunately, we are not currently running Behind the Scenes Tours.Opening times from July...

BBQ Lamb Leg with Flatbreads, Yoghurt + Herbs

BBQ Lamb Leg with Flatbreads, Yoghurt + Herbs

INGREDIENTSServes 2 50g wholemeal flour 50g strong white bread flour 1 small pinch of instant yeast Oak Smoked Water 1 small handful of picked basil leaves 1 small handful of fennel fronds 75ml natural yoghurt 2 good quality lamb leg steaks Pure Sea Salt Smoked Over...

Charred Pineapple with Oak Smoked Sugar + Dark Rum

Charred Pineapple with Oak Smoked Sugar + Dark Rum

INGREDIENTSServes 6 1 ripe pineapple 80g Oak Smoked Sugar  2 tbsp of good, dark rum Flavourless sunflower oil  Pineapple is one of our absolute favourites on the BBQ - it instantly makes you feel like you’re on holiday.  See also: peaches with scorch marks, drizzled...

Smoky Celeriac + Green Onion Salad with Feta

Smoky Celeriac + Green Onion Salad with Feta

INGREDIENTSServes 4 as a starter or 2 as a main course 1 small celeriac, peeled and cut into thick slices 4 fresh onions with green tops (or 8 spring onions) 1/2 red chilli, sliced 1 tbsp Oak Smoked Water 1 small bunch of thyme, chopped 1 lemon Extra virgin olive oil...

Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

INGREDIENTS 120g leaves of wild garlic (the equivalent of about half a carrier bag) 40g sunflower seeds 60g Hafod cheddar, finely grated. Sunflower oil Pure Sea Salt Freshly ground black pepper  Wild Garlic is in full flower here on Anglesey, but it won't be around...

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