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A Taste of Wales in Food and Pictures

By Theodora Fitzgibbon
Pan Books, London and Sydney, 4th printing 1977.   ISBN 0 330 23624 5.

Here is a list of photographs and recipes in the book compiled by Venita Roylance, February/March 2004

NB. It is possible that some dates and accreditations of photographs in the book itself may be misleading and therefore it is suggested that all such details be independently confirmed with depositories such as Swansea Museum who hold copies of several of them.

 

 

 

 

Photographs

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These are in page number order

1. Three men on a dock, possibly at Fishguard, 1906.

3. Post Office, St David's, Pembrokeshire, c. 1870 (thatched house & woman)

5. A miner's stove and hearth, The Triangle, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, c. 1905

7. Shooting party, Montgomeryshire, c. 1885

9. Butcher's and baker's boys gossiping, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, 1907

11. Panning for gold in the valley of the River Mawddac, Merioneth, 1899

13. Sturdy Welsh ponies (with riders), c 1891

15. Welsh Back, c 1850

17. Narrow-gauge railway, Tan-bwlch, Ffestiniog, Merioneth (built 1836) c. 1875.

19. Ascending Mount Snowdon, Caernarvonshire, by pony and foot, from Llanberis, September 1907.

21. Mrs. Jones selling produce in Old Market Hall, c 1904

23 Tavern friend (young woman in traditional dress), Beaumaris, Anglesey, c 1865

25. Picnic in the Gower Peninsula, 1841

27. The Miners' Arms, Minsterly Fair, Salop, c 1890

29. Llechwedd Slate Quarry, Cardiganshire, c 1900

31. Coracle Fishermen, Cardigan (Aberteifi), c. 1880

33. St. Mary Street, Cardiff, 1891. (Several men standing in front of a building plastered with posters for "A Fine Art Industrial Exhibition")

35. Horse Tram, Newport, Monmouthshire, c 1885. (Painted on the side of the tram: Alexandra Docks & High Street Station)

37. The Blind Fisherman of the Mumbles, aged 55, c 1878.

39. The village band, Tal-y-bont, Cardiganshire, c 1896

41. Shrimping in Gower, Glamorgan, c. 1841

43 Monmouthshire Drag Club at Abergavenny, April 1871

45 Griffiths' Temperance Hotel, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, c. 1900

47. Shearing day at the Havod, Ffermdy, Blaenrhondda, c. 1900

49. Blackberrying, Singleton Park, near Swansea, c. 1843

51. Landore Court, Cardiff, Glamorgan, 1891

53. Fishermen't cottages, the Harbour, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, c 1890

55. Dowlais Iron Company blast furnace, c 1870

57. The Gymnasts, c 1892 ( two girls and a woman dressed in gym clothes)

59. Welsh kitchen with settle or box beds, Rhiwgraidd, Lledrod.

61. Picnic at Oystermouth Castle, Gower, Glamorgan, c. 1841

63. Equestriennes, Llansanffraid, Montgomeryshire c. 1880

65. Woman playing a harp, two men listening, Plas Newydd, Pen y Ffordd, 1900

67. Sian Phillips y mynydd (of the mountain), c 1870

69. A summer outing to Mumbles, Gower Peninsula, Glamorgan, August 1876

71. The vicarage dining-room (two girls), Aberdaron, Caernarvonshire, 1900

73. The Bonfire, Singleton Park, Swansea, Glamorgan, c. 1841

75. Bute Street, Cardiff, 1891 (several people in a crowd)

77. Pen-clawdd, Glamorgan, cockle-beds and cockle-women, c 1850

79. The Horticulturists, Wrexham, Denbighshire, c 1910

81.. Miss Vaughan, Dolgellau, Merioneth, 1855

83. Cardiff Naturalists' outing to Elan Valley Dam, 1902

85. Bathing machines, Tenby beach, Pembrokeshire, 1892

87. Commercial Street, Maesteg, Glamorgan, C. 1900

89. Laverbread curing, Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire, c 1900

91. The Miller and his wife, Edern, c 1900

92. Expenses at the Hendre on the occasion of the Coming of Age of John Maclean Rolls, April 1891 (hand written list)

93. Roasting the ox on the occasion of John Maclean Rolls, of the Hendre, Monmouth, coming of age, April 25th 1891

95. At Tenby Races, Pembrokeshire, 1912

97. Salmon Netting, Teifi Estuary, Cardiganshire, 1881

99. Lord Gordon-Lennox and Glynn Vivian, Singleton Park, Swansea, c 1850

101. Stage coach outside the King's Head, Newport, Monmouthshire, c 1890

103. Welsh drawing-room, Aberdaron, Caernarvonshire, 1900

105. (River) fishing in Wales, c 1862

107. Boiling up the Brewis Kettle, Singleton Park, near Swansea, c 1842

109. Outing to Aberystwyth, c. 1892

111. "The Dip," Newport Bridge, Newport, Monmouthshire, c 1890

113. (Two men) enjoying the 'churchwarden' pipes, Plas Lodwig, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, 1901

115. (Boats at low tide) Evening at Abersoch, Caernarvonshire, 1900

117. The Mari Lwyd, Llangynwyd, Glamorgan, 1905

119. Boys collecting the Calennig, Llangynwyd, Glamorgan, 1904

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Recipes

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These are in page number order

Where there was just a Welsh title given Venita has added in brackets what she thinks the dish is, based on ingredients and directions.
But if anyone knows a more correct translation of the title, please let us know

01. Sgadan Abergwaun [fish casserole]

02. Bara Ceirch - Oatcakes, traditional

05. Teisen Lap - Plate Cake

06. Braised Game Birds

08. Bara Sinsir - Welsh Gingerbread

10. Tatws Rhost - Hot-Pot

12. Pwdin Reis Griffiths - Mrs. Griffiths' Rice Pudding

15. Cregyn Gleision - Mussels Stew

16. Brithyll Chig Moch - Trout with Bacon

18. Pwdin Eryri - Snowdon Pudding

20. Cawl Llysiau Gardd - Garden Vegetable Soup and Rhubarb and Gooseberry Jam

23. Wyau Sir Fn - Anglesey Eggs and Apricocke Wine

24. Pasteiod Cennin - Leek Pasties or Turnovers and Gwlybwr Hufen - Cream Salad Dressing

27. Katt Pie - [Lamb Pie]

28. Faggots

30. Eog - Salmon and Saws Eog Teifi - [Salmon stock]

32. Golwythau Cig Davad - Mutton or Lamb Chops and Golwythau Cig oen Phys - Lamb Chops with Peas

33. Cawl Cymreig - Welsh Soup

36. Teisen Gocos - Cockle Cakes

39. Teisen Fl - Honey Cake

41. Corgimychiaid - Prawns: Berdys - Shrimps Prawn or Shrimp Paste

42. Gwydd - Goose: Stuffed Roat Goose with Spicy Apple Sauce

44. Torbwt Wedi ie Ftsio - Poached Turbot with Granville Sauce

47. Cacen Gneifio - Shearing Cake

48. Gwin Mwyar Duon - Blackberry Wine and blackberry Curd

50. Swper Mam - Mother's Supper and Crempog Las - Welsh Omelette

53. Sgadan - Herrings: Potted Herrings and Crempog Geirch - Oatmeal Pancakes

54. Diod Sinsir - Ginger Beer

57. Cig Oel Ml - Honeyed Lamb

59. Pice Ar y Maen - Welsh Cakes and Cacs Ffair Llanddarog - Llanddarog Fair Cakes

60. Wystrys - Oysters: Gower Oyster Soup and Selsig Sir Forgannwg - Glamorgan Sausages

63. Pastai Ffowlyn Cymreig - Welsh Chicken Pie

65. Pwdin Efa - Eve's Pudding

66. Teisen Datws - Potato Cakes

68. Poten Bwmpen - Pumpkin Pie

71. Sponge Fingers

73. Cig Eidion Cymreig Wedi ei Frwysio - Welsh Braised Beef

75. Punchnep - [Potatoes with Turnips] and Teisen Nionod - Onion Cake

77. Pastai Gocos - Cockle Pie

78. Caws Pobi - Welsh Rarebit

80. Teisen Galan Ystwyll - Twelfth Night Cake

82. Tarten Gennin - Leek Tart or Flan

85. Scallops and Bacon

86. Cig Moch Wedi ei Ferwi Saws Persli - Boiled Ham and Parsley Sauce

88. Lawr - Laver

90. Bara Gwenith - Wholemeal bread

92. Spiced Beef

94. Pwdin Caws Pobi Cymreig - Welsh Cheese Pudding

97. Eog Rhost - Roast Salmon

99. Hwyaden Hallt Cymreig - Welsh Salt Duck with Onion Sauce

100. Cig Oen Rhost Saws Criafol - Roast Saddle of Mutton with Rowanberry Sauce

103. Tafell o Gig Llo Rhost - Roast Fillet of Veal

107. Teisen Blat - Plate Cake

108. Bara Brith - Speckled Bread

111. Pwdin Mymwy - Monmouth Pudding

113. Cyw Ir - Spatchcock

115. Crempog Bwyd Mr - Pancakes with Seafood

116. Medd Hen Ffasiwn - Mead

118. Cyflaith - Treacle Toffee

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