Anyone can cuddle but only the Welsh can Cwtch!
Today we celebrate St Dwynwen's Day which is our version of Valentine’s Day a day dedicated to all things love!
St Dwynwen (Santes Dwynwen) was a fourth-century Welsh princess who wasn't very lucky when it came to love, and as a result decided to become a nun. In turn, she dedicated the rest of her life to helping others find love.
So why not celebrate St Dwynwen's Day with us and cook up this delicious and simple three course welsh menu with added affrodisaidd (aphrodisiac!) for you and your loved one.
- The Menu -
Laverbread with Wholemeal Toast
Welsh Lamb Cutlets with Herb and Garlic Sauce
White Chocolate and Penderyn Pannacotta with Strawberry Compote
How to lovingly create your simple welsh menu…
- Starter -
Laverbread and Wholemeal Bread
Laverbread is referred to as Welsh caviar, a delicious edible seaweed, found in most supermarkets or even online. Simply serve with Wholemeal Toast and a spoonful of love!
- Main Course -
4 Welsh Lamb Cutlets
1 tbsp oil
2 crush arlic cloves
1 small sliced red onion
100g cream cheese
6 tbps milk
2 tbsp fresh basil and parsley, chopped
Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan, add the cutlets, garlic and onion and cook until golden brown on each side
Once the cutlets are brown, reduce the heat and cook gently for a further 4-5 minutes
Remove the cutlets and keep warm
Add the cream cheese and milk to the pan and stir together with the meat juices. Heat through and add the basil and parsley.
Drizzle the creamy sauce over the cutlets and serve with seasonal vegetables and chunky chips
- Dessert -
50g White Chocolate
12g castor sugar
3 leaves gelatine soaked
2ml Penderyn Whisky
75g Castor Sugar
150g Chopped Strawberries
Place the cream and milk into a pan, heat until almost simmering
Add the white chocolate, sugar and Penderyn and stir until combined
Cool slightly and add the soaked gelatine
Place into 4-6 ramekin moulds and place in the fridge to set
Reduce the castor sugar and water to syrup and add the strawberries
Allow to cool
Turn the Pannacotta onto a place and lovingly top with the strawberry compote!
We're looking forward to trying out these wonderful Welsh dishes with our loved ones this evening and hope that you will give it a go! Why not post pics of you and your beau on our Facebook or Instagram Pages, we'd love to see how you got on!