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St David's Day recipes

29 Recipes
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Celebrate St David's Day on 1 March with our Welsh-inspired recipes, from classic Welsh cakes and bara brith to modern twists on the traditional like rarebit muffins.

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  • Welsh cakes

    Welsh cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.125 ratings

    Pice ar y maen, a Welsh teatime treat passed on through generations and still as popular as ever. Perfect for making with the children

  • Leek & Caerphilly crumble tart

    Leek & Caerphilly crumble tart

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Use Caerphilly or Wensleydale cheese and a nutty topping in this make-ahead, lunchtime tart

  • Potato gratin in pan

    Welsh onion cake with caerphilly

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Take this Welsh classic to the next level by adding sharp, salty cheese and sweet leeks. It’s the perfect dish for St David’s Day or an easy family dinner

  • St David's Day risotto

    St David's Day risotto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Celebrate St. David's Day in fine style with this recipe for a light and creamy risotto

  • Glamorgan sausages on a baking tray

    Glamorgan sausages

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make your own Glamorgan sausages, a traditional Welsh vegetarian sausage featuring cheese, leeks and breadcrumbs. Make a batch of 12 and freeze any you don't eat

  • Vegan Welsh cakes served on a tray

    Vegan Welsh cakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make a vegan version of Welsh cakes, with all the flavour of the traditional recipe but free from dairy. Sprinkle with sugar to finish and serve warm or cold

  • Bara brith

    Bara brith

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.37 ratings

    Good Food reader, Win Morgan shares her recipe for this traditional Welsh tea bread loaf with mixed spice - serve sliced and spread with butter

  • St David's leek & chicken hotpot

    St David's leek & chicken hotpot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make St David's Day one to remember with this deliciously hearty hotpot

  • Rarebit toasts

    Rarebit toasts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    This comforting snack is super-quick and easy, perfect for suppertime snacking.

  • Cheesy leeks with ham

    Cheesy leeks with ham

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    This a great main to have up your sleeve, it's delicious with pasta or some crusty bread

  • Cauliflower rarebits

    Cauliflower rarebits

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Combine cauliflower cheese with a traditional Welsh rarebit for the perfect pub lunch. Serve with chutney, watercress salad and a pint of beer

  • Melty onion toasts

    Melty onion toasts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make the onion topping for this simple gastropub-style starter up to two days ahead

  • Welsh goat's cheese & leek tart

    Welsh goat's cheese & leek tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Not just for St David's day, make this tasty tart for two for any special occasion

  • Sugar-crusted lamb

    Sugar-crusted lamb

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    This scrumptious lamb dish takes only minutes to prepare

  • Welsh onion cake

    Welsh onion cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    This is Welsh comfort food at its finest - layers of sliced potatoes and soft onions cooked together until sticky and golden

  • Welsh rarebit muffins

    Welsh rarebit muffins

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.63 ratings

    Get the kids to help make these yummy muffins, perfect for lunchboxes

  • Bacheldre Welsh clay-pot bread

    Bacheldre Welsh clay-pot bread

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Celebrate St David’s Day with this delicious loaf baked in a clay pot

  • Smoked haddock rarebit

    Smoked haddock rarebit

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Serve cheesy rarebits with a herby green salad for a quick snacky supper

  • Braised lamb shanks

    Braised lamb shanks

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.86 ratings

    Lamb shanks are good value, and as each one is a portion, serving is a cinch. You can braise the shanks up to two days ahead

  • Oven-baked leek & bacon risotto

    Oven-baked leek & bacon risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.153 ratings

    A one-pot risotto you don't need to stand over for half an hour? Got to be a midweek winner

  • Carla's Leek & cheese muffins

    Carla's Leek & cheese muffins

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.28 ratings

    Young Good Food reader Carla loves making up her own recipes, like these easy snacks that go brilliantly with soup

  • Crisp potato cake

    Crisp potato cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    This side dish is one to bring to the table with pride - it looks as good as it tastes!

  • Sugar-crusted bara brith

    Sugar-crusted bara brith

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.29 ratings

    Bara brith (literally 'speckled bread') is a tea-time classic, and it seems that almost every Welsh town and every family has their own recipe

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