Tŷ Newydd Virtual Courses

Tŷ Newydd Virtual Courses: How do they work? Our new virtual courses will offer writers in Wales and the rest of the world the opportunity to take part in one of Tŷ Newydd’s famous creative writing courses from the comfort of their own home. Launched in 2020 during the lockdown, these virtual courses offer writers … Continued

Virtual Tŷ Newydd

This morning we received this lovely poem from Anne Grange, due to attend a retreat at Tŷ Newydd over Easter that we unfortunately had to cancel. Thank you for sharing, Anne, and for lifting our spirits. If I inhale, I’m actually there, Just before dinner time. Tony has cooked up a treat. Scouse, his signature … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Black Cherry Clafoutis

Tony has shared some of his recipes with us – Enjoy this homemade Black Cherry Clafoutis   Black Cherry Clafoutis Ingredients: 1 Tin Black Cherries (drained) 4 Eggs 4oz Plain Flour 8floz Cream 4oz Sugar Method: Heat the oven to 180C / Gas 7 Butter quiche dish and add cherries Mix all other ingredients into … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Lemon Drizzle Cake

It’s time for a sweet treat this month from Tony’s kitchen. It’s also an office favourite – the humble lemon drizzle cake. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients 8oz of butter / margarine 8oz of sugar 4 medium eggs 8oz of self-raising flour* ½ tsp of Sicilian Lemon Extract Zest of two lemons (grated) Juice of 2 … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Vegan Banana Cake

Taking a break from conjuring up a batch of delicious cookies, and preparing one of his famous homemade loaves, Tony’s has shared some of his recipies with us. This month’s recipe and all future recipes can be found on our blog. Bon appétit! Vegan Banana Cake Ingredients 3tsp baking powder 12oz self-raising flour 12oz soya milk (weighed … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Caramelised Red Onion Chutney

Taking a break from conjuring up a batch of delicious cookies, and preparing one of his famous homemade loaves, Tony’s has shared some of his recipies with us. This month’s recipe and all future recipes can be found on our blog. Bon appétit!   Caramelised Red Onion Chutney Ingredients: 6 large red onions, halved and medium sliced … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Onion Bhajis

Taking a break from conjuring up a batch of delicious cookies, and preparing one of his famous homemade loaves, Tony’s has shared some of his recipies with us. This month’s recipe and all future recipes can be found on our blog. Bon appétit! Onion Bhajis Ingredients 4 large onions (sliced) 1/3 of a normal bag of Gram … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Anzac Cookies

Taking a break from conjuring up a batch of delicious cookies, and preparing one of his famous homemade loaves, Tony’s has shared some of his recipies with us. This month’s recipe and all future recipes can be found on our blog. Bon appétit! Anzak Cookies Ingredients 5oz of plain flour 4.5oz of sugar 4oz of oats … Continued

Tony’s Kitchen: Beetroot Brownies

Taking a break from conjuring up a batch of delicious cookies, and preparing one of his famous homemade loaves, Tony has shares some of his recipies with us. This month’s recipe and all future recipes can be found on our blog. Bon appétit! Beetroot Brownies Ingredients 500g of raw beetroot (3 – 4 medium beets) 100g … Continued

Lynne Rees

Lynne Rees is a poet, blogger and champion of the often misunderstood haiku. Born and brought up in Port Talbot, she has lived in various places including Jersey, south of France, Florida and Barcelona. She studied a Master’s Degree in Writing at the University of Glamorgan between 1994 and 1996, working with the celebrated Welsh poet … Continued