My Visit Wales Guide to Eating & Drinking in Cardiff

In 2018 I was commissioned by Visit Wales, to write about the excellent independent restaurants in Cardiff ‘hiding in plain sight’. Last month, the piece was updated, as some of the places I originally included have since sadly closed down. But it also meant I could add a fab selection of newcomers to the mix.

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Recipe: Rich Vegetarian Ragu with Quorn

As I’m sure most readers will know by now, I’m not vegetarian, but I often use this blog to champion the approach of eating “less and better” meat. One of the ways we do this in our house is to eat plant based ‘meat alternatives’ fairly often – and as we always have onions, carrots and mushrooms sitting in our fridge (and fresh thyme growing in our garden), this rich and tasty veggie ragu is one of our household favourites. I hope you like it!

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CANTON’S FRESH & WILD FARMER’S MARKET LAUNCHES ‘SUNDAY BRUNCH SOCIAL’

A new ‘Sunday Brunch Social’ is coming to Canton’s popular Fresh & Wild farmer’s market. Starting from Sunday 18th July, the new ‘Sunday Brunch Social’ will see extra seating areas, hot food traders and ‘brunch specials’ added to the thriving market, to encourage visitors to linger and catch up with friends over a drink and a bite to eat.

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Seasonal June: What to Eat Now

It’s the season for juicy summer fruits like strawberries, raspberries and tomatoes. Though these are available in the supermarkets all year round, eating them out of season means more air miles, and ultimately, less flavour. By contrast, eating them now, when they’re homegrown and truly at their best, is a different experience entirely!

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