New cheese…300 years mature

By | April 20th, 2016|Dairy|

Ever wondered what a 300-year-old cheese tastes like? Stop for an hour at the new Bodnant Welsh Food Centre in the Conwy Valley and find out. For three centuries, farmers here made cheese to sell to travellers passing along the trade route between Cheshire and Holyhead port. Influenced by the passers-by, Aberwen cheese was made [...]

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Anna buzzing about new ice cream

By | September 25th, 2015|Dairy|

An ice cream maker is buzzing about a new flavour it's launching. Chilly Cow Ice Cream will be unveiling the honey and lavender variety at the popular Hamper Llangollen food festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18. Anna Taylor who runs the company based at Llanychan, near Ruthin, will be using honey farmed [...]

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Say cheers with chocolate

By | September 9th, 2014|Dairy|

It's chocolate heaven for lager lovers. Innovative chocolatier Jo Edwards is launching a new milk chocolate truffle with a heady ingredient - Wrexham Lager. Jo, 40, whose company, Aballu Truffles, is based in Rossett, near Wrexham, will be unveiling the new truffles at the Hamper Llangollen food festival on October 18-19. The new truffles are [...]

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New after dinner combo is a cracker

By | September 20th, 2012|Dairy|

Forget the cheese, how about chocolate and crackers? The unusual after dinner delicacy is being launched by an award-winning North Wales chocolate maker. The spreadable chocolate will be unveiled at Hamper Llangollen 2012, the annual food festival that's celebrating its 15th anniversary on October 20-21. The chocolate and crackers combo is the brainchild of chocolatier [...]

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