Welsh Traditional Food some must try foods while in Wales.
This is not actually made using rabbit but is best described as a Welsh version of Cheese on Toast. Welsh Rarebit is made by mixing cheese with a combination of these ingredients: Ale, Mustard, Paprika, Cayenne, Pepper, Worcestershire sauce, Beaten eggs, Milk and Salt and Pepper. The cheese mixture is poured onto toasted bread and baked / grilled until the topping is melted, oozing and golden. A variation is topped with a fried egg is known as ‘Buck Rarebit’ and the addition of tomato gives you a dish called ‘Blushing Bunny.’
Laverbread is known as ‘Welshman’s caviar’, a luxurious seaweed dish. Normally mixed with oatmeal, fried and often served with toast, cockles and bacon. it’s a great addition to a Full Breakfast. Laverbread is very good for the healthy-eating-types who should note that it contains blood-purifying levels of iron.
Caerphilly Cheese is a special Welsh cheese originating in the town of Caerphilly. This cheese is a white mild cheese with a slightly salty taste and a crumbly quality.
Cawl is a traditionally hearty dish made of meat and any vegetables available. There are many Cawl recipes and these are often handed down through the family and vary from town to town throughout Wales. In some areas of Wales, Cawl is served in a wooden bowl and eaten with a wooden spoon with chunks of homemade bread and Welsh cheese.
Welsh Cakes are similar to scones, but cake containing dried fruit and spices, which normally includes nutmeg and ginger. Rather than being cooked in the oven, a griddle should be used to cook Welsh Cakes, hence their alias name, Griddle Cakes. Welsh Cakes can be made with different flavours and served either hot or cold.
As of today you will find 6 whiskey producers in Wales producing an ever growing range of fine Whiskeys.
Welsh Black Beef
This is Wales’ only native breed of cattle. Black beef is growing in popularity because of its superior taste with a well developed flavour , making this meat ideal for slow cooking and also perfect for steaks and centrepieces.