COVID 19

  • The Post-Covid Vision for Wales’ Sustainable Food Future

    The Post-Covid Vision for Wales’ Sustainable Food Future
  • 10 Things Indie Welsh Restaurants Want You To Know As They Reopen

    10 Things Indie Welsh Restaurants Want You To Know As They Reopen
  • Research Shows Post-Lockdown Diners Want More Sustainable Meals

    Research Shows Post-Lockdown Diners Want More Sustainable Meals
  • Food Waste falls at Home during Coronavirus lockdown

    Food Waste falls at Home during Coronavirus lockdown

Your City Needs You: Help Shape the Future of Sustainable Food in Cardiff

If you are passionate about local food, supporting small businesses, protecting the environment and seeing your local community thrive – Food Cardiff needs YOU to help them create a new food strategy for the city.

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Recipe: Chocolate Stout Loaf Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

I had a can of Toast Ale’s new 6.2% chocolate stout in the fridge – a new brew they’ve made from surplus bread & chocolate in collaboration with Divine Chocolate, as part of their ‘Rise Up for the Planet’ campaign. It’s a freaking delicious stout, so I figured it would also taste amazing baked into a chocolate cake.

This is my adaptation of an Edd Kimber recipe which I found on the Sainsbury’s Magazine website; where I have also used some of Halen Mon’s epic Salted Caramel Spread to make a delicious, sweet cream cheese frosting.

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Veg Box Delivery / Collection Schemes available in Cardiff

Veg box sales rocketed by 111% in just six weeks at the beginning of the first lockdown, with Covid-19 driving demand for fresh, healthy food that could be home delivered. Some of the usual veg box companies even struggled to cope; many had to put waiting lists in place and turn away new orders. 

Luckily, it wasn’t long before local businesses stepped up to fill the gaps, and existing veg box schemes found ways to adapt and expand. As a result there is now plenty of choice when it comes to finding a local scheme that works for you.

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Cardiff Residents Share Their Sustainable Food Resolutions for 2021

With the first chinks of light at the end of the COVID-19 nightmare now visible, there seems to be a collective desire to use the opportunity to commit to a greener way of living – particularly when it comes to the way we shop, cook and eat.

I’m crossing my fingers and staying quietly hopeful that 2021 might just be the start of better things to come.

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