Classic Welsh Cakes: Bara Brith, Teisen Lap & Welshcakes

Ask a Welshman what food he remembers from his childhood and chances are he’ll mention one of these: bara brith, teisen lap, or ‘picen ar y maen’. Rich with fruit and spice, these cakes evoke images of mam cooking, in her warm sweetly-scented kitchen. Try one of our recipes and …

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Wild Strawberry and Rose Petal Cake

Summer cakes need to be light and delicious, or they can sit too heavily on the digestive system. This airy, sweetly fragranced cake is ideal for a picnic or a summer birthday. Ingredients 275 grams plain flower 1 teaspoon baking powder 150 grams room temperature butter or margarine 180 grams …

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Making The Perfect Cheesecake

As Homer Simpson might say ‘Cheesecake … mmmm.’ Cheesecake has been around for a long time: the ancient Greeks had their version as did the Romans. And by 1000 AD, it had become popular in Western Europe after being introduced by the invading Roman forces. By the beginning of the …

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Making Chocolate Eclairs

For more than three centuries, chocolate éclairs have been delighting chocophiles all over the world. This elegant pastry creation combines some of our favourite things: chocolate, custard cream, and light, crispy pastry. Ready to try making chocolate eclairs for yourself? We thought you might be… There are three elements to …

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