Edible Manhattan: Seaweed, Salt + Dragon’s Breath - Halen Môn

The following is an extract from an article published in Edible Manhattan, written by Matthew Karkutt.

Traveling to Wales with five food media folks and four chefs felt like a certain fantasy novel. Like any good fellowship on a quest, it required a map at its outset, and I ripped mine from a tired notebook labeled “lists and neuroticism.” In early April I made my private to-do list a personal map inside a packed itinerary featuring activities like foraging on the grounds of the Grove-Narberth, sampling Welsh biscuits at Swansea Market and seeing early-20th-century shopping preserved at Thomas Shop. In a land where a dragon is proudly stitched to the country’s flag, I hoped to find those legends and epics that inspire inner geeks (“hi”) with palates for good ale and D&D. What follows is how I checked off my list and discovered food and drink creators across the country committed to welcoming guests to the Welsh table—a table set responsibly…

Photo credit Jordan Kraemer.
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