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Category Archives: Food & Drink

Traditional Welsh Cooking

Need inspiration for dinner? Welsh food writer Annette Yates may have the perfect dish for you. Her latest cookbook hits bookshelves today. The Best of Traditional Welsh Cooking contains step-by-step directions for more than 60 classic dishes from various regions. Can’t find a recipe that suits your fancy? Then try one of her other cookbooks: A […]

Lusting for Leeks

For months, I’ve been craving leeks. No matter what recipe I try, they never taste as good as they should. Granted, cooking is not my forte and the supermarket specimens are often suited for the compost pile—a problem unlikely to improve significantly as winter crops are replaced by spring. Not long ago, I briefly satisfied […]

Purple Moose Brewery

Although I’m not a beer drinker, the Purple Moose Brewery and its award-winning beers caught my attention. What’s not to love about a purple moose? With creatively named brews like Stag Light Ale, Dark Wobbly Antlers, and Muddled Moose, I could almost like beer…. Established in 2005, the microbrewery is located in Porthmadog, North Wales. Its […]