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Llangollen will be UK culinary capital

By | August 22nd, 2016|News / Newyddion|

The picturesque town of Llangollen will become the culinary capital of the UK for one weekend in the autumn. Thousand of foodies will be flocking there for the popular Hamper Llangollen food festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, to browse over more than 100 stalls at Llangollen’s Royal International Pavilion. The [...]

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Four tarts and a tenor

By | August 22nd, 2016|News / Newyddion|

Celebrity chef Dai to recreate his meal fit for Pavarotti A TOP celebrity chef will recreate the memorable meal he cooked for legendary tenor Lucian Pavarotti Saturday 15th October 3.00 pm Dai Chef will be sharing the superstar tenor's gastronomic secrets when he appears live at this year’s Hamper Llangollen Food Festival. Thousands of foodies [...]

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Red-hot jam firm celebrates the fruits of its labours with stockist milestone

By | August 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A pair of entrepreneurs who put on face masks and protective clothing to make their fiery chilli jam are celebrating a major milestone - netting their 150th stockist. Dominic Haynes and Llyr Jones, who launched the Dangerous Food Company less than three years ago when they were both made redundant from an Irish dairy, are [...]

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Soap maker toasts festival for international success

By | August 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A former teacher who launched a company making handmade soap from goats' milk during a career break following a freak accident has won a major contract in China. According to Carol Allen, who set up Llanvalley Natural Products six years ago, the Hamper Llangollen food festival has helped propel her business to success over the [...]

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Chocolatier Jo aims to put the bite on world truffle making record

By | August 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A top chocolatier is aiming to snatch a world record from TV chef Gino D'Acampo and become the fastest truffle maker on the planet. Jo Edwards, who set up her successful artisan chocolate company, Aballu, in 2006 will be going all out for the  new benchmark in front of thousands of discerning chocoholics at the [...]

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Congratulations to our Hamper Winners!

By | September 24th, 2015|News / Newyddion|

That's correct! The answers to the question, 'Name the venue where Hamper Llangollen is held' is Llangollen Pavilion. 1st prize winners Mrs Meinir Jones of Ruthin Mrs Jill Foley of Chester Mrs Jona Hughes of Mold Mrs Doris Roberts of Ruthin Ms Julie Burgloin of Shropshire Mrs M. Watkin of  Oswestry Mrs Barbara Ralphs of Shropshire [...]

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Hands-on star chef Luke champions local produce

By | September 2nd, 2015|News / Newyddion|

Britain’s youngest head chef will have a starring role at food festival in North Wales – fresh from cooking Welsh Cakes on the beach in Dubai.  Luke Thomas, of Connah’s Quay, will be among a celebrity line up at Hamper Llangollen 2015 where he will be championing fresh, local ingredients. […]

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Waste not, want not Food, glorious food as kitchen queen Denise rescues ingredients from landfill

By | August 3rd, 2015|News / Newyddion|

A top chef will be showing food lovers how to make a gourmet meal with ingredients that would otherwise be heading for the rubbish heap. […]

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