250g self-raising flour
100g Welsh salted butter
1 leek, white and light green part, finely chopped
50g Y Fenni cheese, grated
1 tsp dried laverbread (Welshman’s caviar)
1 beaten egg
1 tbsp milk (you can add a little more if required)
01 Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
02 add leek, cheese and laverbread. Mix with a fork.
03 Add beaten egg and milk to form a stiff dough.
04 Roll out to 1cm thickness and cut into circles (about 6cm in diameter).
05 Heat a griddle or frying pan (medium heat). Oil with a little butter.
06 Drop Welsh cakes onto the hot surface and cook through until golden on each side.
Recipe by Jane Harris, Visit Wales.