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RECIPE: STUFFED JACKETS | FOOD FEATURE

RECIPE: STUFFED JACKETS | FOOD FEATURE

Combining typical jacket potato toppings with the potato itself only heightens the consoling pleasure of this classic mid-week meal. Serves 2. Ingredients 2 medium/large potatoes 75g cheddar, grated 100g smoked bacon, chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped 1-2 tsp of mustard powder 2tbsp of milk Salt and pepper Method Preheat the oven to 190°C/ 375°F/ Gas […]

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LOUDER IS NOT ALWAYS CLEARER | FEATURE

LOUDER IS NOT ALWAYS CLEARER | FEATURE

Jonny Cotsen, the star of a new play about living as a deaf person in a hearing world, talks to Fedor Tot about the show’s long gestation and how he hopes to avoid being skinned alive. Louder is Not Always Clearer presents a unique challenge to theatrical audiences, asking us the question: what is it like […]

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SIX NATIONS PREVIEW | SPORTS FEATURE

SIX NATIONS PREVIEW | SPORTS FEATURE

Wales come into this year’s Six Nations Championship with little to no hope, but don’t let that put you off. Fans will still flock from all over the country, Cardiff will still be buzzing and the Principality Stadium is guaranteed to be electric. After a generally disappointing set of autumn internationals, the Welsh squad, who […]

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FEBRUARY FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE

FEBRUARY FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE

It may be February, and that may mean you’ve already stopped going to the gym after your New Year’s resolutions, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t eat healthily. Elouise Hobbs rounds up some great events you can get to if you want to keep up with eating well. Viva la Vegan Festival Cardiff City […]

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WALES THEATRE AWARDS

WALES THEATRE AWARDS

Wales Theatre Awards Sat 27 January, Riverfront Theatre Newport Collaboration is key for the development of the arts in Wales as John-Paul Davies found out at this year’s Wales Theatre Awards. The big 18 on the front of the programme seemed to imply that this annual arts shindig has come of age. It’s a big […]

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ELFYN EVANS | INTERVIEW

ELFYN EVANS | INTERVIEW

Rally driver Elfyn Evans recently became the first Welshman to win a World Rally Championship stage on home soil. Fedor Tot caught up with the up-and-coming racer. How does it feel to have won your first WRC Rally on home soil? It feels incredible to be honest. It’s been a lot to get to this […]

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RECIPE: SMOKED MACKEREL PATE | FOOD FEATURE

RECIPE: SMOKED MACKEREL PATE | FOOD FEATURE

I tend to think of smoked mackerel pâté as the grown up of tuna mayonnaise…a slightly more sophisticated flavour but, essentially, it works in the same way. Smoked mackerel pâté is delicious eaten on buttered English muffins, stirred through pasta or simply as an alternative to your usual sandwich filling. Ingredients 200g of ready to […]

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BRECON BEACONS WATERSIDE COTTAGES | TRAVEL FEATURE

BRECON BEACONS WATERSIDE COTTAGES | TRAVEL FEATURE

Located in the heart of the Brecon Beacons lies Wales’ very own Waterfall Country. Home to challenging walks through rocky gorges, breathtaking views and slow ambling rivers, the Brecon Beacons stage the perfect setting for a cosy holiday adventure. Bursting with an array of majestic waterfalls and cool water lakes, you are never far from […]

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CLASSIC ELVIS: PETER PHILLIPS | INTERVIEW

CLASSIC ELVIS: PETER PHILLIPS | INTERVIEW

Porthcawl’s Elvis Festival has for many years now been a fixture for diehard Elvis fans everywhere, helping bring a much-needed boost to a Welsh seaside town that otherwise often gets overlooked. But festival organiser Peter Phillips certainly can’t be accused of a lack of ambition; in recent years he’s set up a vampire festival in […]

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NEIL SINCLAIR: SECRET SPACES | INTERVIEW

NEIL SINCLAIR: SECRET SPACES | INTERVIEW

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his book The Tiger Bay Story, one of its favourite sons, author and social historian Neil M.C Sinclair, talks to Chris Andrews about a vital part of Cardiff’s history. What prompted you to want to write your story in the first place? I always thought that people outside of the […]