The food of St David’s Day

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Celebrate Welsh culture this St David’s day!
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The first of March marks St David’s Day across the whole of Wales. This is celebrated in a myriad of ways; school children are encouraged to dress up as Welsh ladies or coal miners, and Eisteddfods held across the country. The Eisteddfod is the epitome of Welsh culture, celebrating everything from music and drama, to writing.

Of course, no St David’s Day would be complete without some traditional grub! We take a look at some of the most popular dishes for you to celebrate the first of March in style.

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How to make exciting pancakes

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Pancake day was originally intended to use up all the perishable goods in the house before lent.
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It’s that wonderful time of year again – where Pancake Day gives us the perfect excuse we need to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Though if you’re bored of eating your standard pancake year in and year out, we’ve come up with some ideas to shake things up a bit in your kitchen.

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Ready, set, bake… it’s National Cake Week!

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It’s National Cake Week!
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Cake, glorious cake! It’s National Cake Week – from the 2nd to the 8th October, it’s time to celebrate everything to do with that delicious treat. Whether you’re getting together with friends to chat with a slice, making something for the whole family to enjoy, or just baking yourself a little treat, it’s time to roll up those sleeves and get creative.

It’s hard to imagine a world without cake. The delicious dessert has become a staple for various events from birthdays to weddings. From traditional sponges, to more alternative gluten or dairy free options, there is a cake out there to suit everyone. National Cake Week was started back in 2011 by Lynn Hill, to celebrate everything to do with the nation’s favourite treat.

We’ve compiled a list of some classics to get you started!

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8 Winter Warmer Recipes

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Soup, glorious soup…
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Summer has come and gone, and now we’re well on our way to the autumn and winter months. The weather is getting colder, and we all need a little something to warm us up throughout the day and evening.

The perfect winter warmer to suit everyone is a good, hearty soup. Soups are filling, so it won’t take much to keep you satisfied. If you cook a recipe in a large batch, you can even freeze some for later to take to work or even to save for those evenings when you can’t be bothered to cook.

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