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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Roasted Chilli + Garlic Sea Salt Squash

Roasted Chilli + Garlic Sea Salt Squash

INGREDIENTS A butternut squash Olive oil Pure Sea Salt with Garlic and Chili 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...

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...

Anna Jones’ Green Omelette

Anna Jones’ Green Omelette

INGREDIENTSServes: 2 4 free-range or organic eggs 2 small bunches of soft herbs, a mix of any of the following: mint, parsley, dill, chives, tarragon, chervil, basil a little butter or coconut oil a small handful of goat’s, feta or ricotta cheese a good grating of...

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...

Pipers Crisps Product Recall

Pipers Crisps Product Recall

Please note this product recall is entirely unconnected with Anglesey Sea Salt Halen Môn as an ingredient. We have received the below statement from Piper's Crisps.  Product recall: Pipers Anglesey Sea Salt & Pipers Karnataka Black Pepper & Sea Salt During...

‘Every Time I see the Sea’ by Anna Hoghton

‘Every Time I see the Sea’ by Anna Hoghton

Every time I see the sea, I am taken back to all the times I saw the sea before.   The deep blue Soothes, washes away Petty thought   Releases, purifies, cleans Never refuses to hold or baptize me,   a reminder to         let   go,   to place...

20 British Food + Drink Icons

20 British Food + Drink Icons

We are so proud that Alison, one of our co-founders, has been named one of the top 20 'food icons' of British food and drink by Speciality Food Magazine. She is in some great company - read the full list here.

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