10 (Welsh)

List by: anika854, created: 30 Jul 2017, updated: 30 Jul 2017 Public: Users can add dishes

Welsh recipes stem from a history of stoic people who lived off the land and what was available at the time.

The food was designed to fuel the hard working locals with simple dishes with good quality ingredients.

1. Welsh Cake

Welshcakes, bakestones (Welsh)

Cakes made from flour, butter/lard, currants, eggs, milk, and spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg. They are roughly circular, a few inches (7–8 cm) in diameter and about half an inch (1–1.5 cm) thick.

Welsh cakes are served hot or cold dusted with caster sugar. Unlike scones, they are not usually eaten with an accompaniment, though they are sometimes sold ready split and spread with jam, and they are sometimes buttered.

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2. Welsh Rarebit

Welsh rabbit (Welsh)

Dish made with a savory sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients and served hot, after being poured over slices (or other pieces) of toasted bread, or the hot cheese sauce may be served in a chafing dish like a fondue, accompanied by sliced, toasted bread.The names of the dish originate from 18th-century Britain.


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3. Laverbread

Bara Lawr (Welsh)

It is made by cooking porphyra seaweed slowly over the course of up to ten hours until it becomes a puree known as laver. The seaweed can also be cooked with oatmeal to make laverbread. It can be served with bacon and cockles as a breakfast dish, or fried in to small patties.Today, laverbread is commercially produced by washing in water, cooking for about 5 hours before chopping, salting and packaging.


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4. Cawl

Welsh soup (Welsh)

Originally made from broth of meat and vegetables, it is a traditional Welsh soup and can be served with plain oatmeal dumplings or currant dumplings also know as trollies. Traditionally, it is eaten with carved wooden spoon and wooden bowl.

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5. Welsh Cheese


Welsh Cheese is perhaps the most famous Welsh dish of them all and one which, along with Irish Stew and Scottish Haggis, travelled the world over.

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6. Leek Soup


This is most popular soup in Welsh and this soup based on potatoes and made with butter, leeks, garlic, chicken, bay leaves, thyme, salt, black pepper, heavy cream, chives.

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7. Bara Brith

speckled bread, teisen dorth, torta negra (Welsh)

Fruit loaf originated in Wales, made from yeast with dried fruit.

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8. Glamorgan Sausage

Selsig Morgannwg (Welsh)

a Welsh vegetarian sausage. It contains no meat or skin, instead it is made with cheese, generally Caerphilly, but sometimes cheddar, along with leek or spring onion. This mixture is then coated in breadcrumbs and rolled into a sausage shape before cooking. Glamorgan sausages date back to at least the early 19th century, at which point the sausages would have contained pork fat.

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9. Roast Lamb With Laver Sauce


This dishes are widespread and common in all the old counties of Wales and have long been traditional, with all regions having their own variations and contribution, let alone the various sheep breeds, to make to a lamb dish worthy of being the national dish.

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10. Teisennau Tatws


These Teisennau Tatws cakes are great with any meal or as a snack. Simple and quick to make with only a few ingredients.

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