Welsh cakes on a wire rack

St David’s Day recipes

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.

97 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

16 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Chef Stephen Terry showcases the best Welsh ingredients in this prepare-ahead dinner party starter

25 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This scrumptious lamb dish takes only minutes to prepare

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
60 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

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

4 hrs and 40 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
73 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 40 mins
More effort
141 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Creamy and low-fat aren't words you often hear together, but that's exactly what you get with this freeze-ahead starter

40 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Mini veggie pastry parcels with oozing cheese make a great value and comforting homemade snack

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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