Seaweed, beer and maps

11 Aug

Lots of Swansea things here including our love of eating seaweed and an arty map by yours truly and Melanie Ezra

Jenny White

I’m on a bit of a roll with Welsh foodie news this week. My piece on the ingenious folk at Selwyn’s, who are reinventing Welsh laverbread as an Asian-inspired seaweed snack, appeared in the South Wales Evening Post today and tomorrow I’m off to learn more about the Gower Brewery, which is set to quadruple its capacity and create 20 jobs as a result of a £1m investment package. These are good times for the Welsh food and drink industry.

Besides that, I’m editing the August edition of Healthcare Risk Management Review and having great fun with visual art features, including a piece on West Wales painter Peter Morgan, who has a show soon at Workshop Wales Gallery in Fishguard, and a business feature on the huge contribution Swansea’s elysiumgallery has had on the local economy. It’s done this by supporting start-up businesses and helping with the regeneration of Swansea’s High Street: its…

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2 Responses to “Seaweed, beer and maps”

  1. kestrelart August 11, 2015 at 22:35 #

    I hated laverbread as a child, but my abiding Swansea memory was eating cockles, covered in salt and vinegar, from a paper bag walking round the market.

    • Rosie Scribblah August 11, 2015 at 22:38 #

      mmmmm I like laverbread cold straight from the packet and cockles hot fried in bacon fat 😀

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