Pembrokeshire laverbread cakes

    27 min

    These laverbread cakes are a fine way to eat this traditional Welsh wild food as a starter. Laver is a seaweed collected for consumption along the Welsh coastline. Welsh laverbread or "bara lawr" has nothing to do with bread and has the consistency of a purée.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 450g prepared fresh laverbread
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 200g rolled oats
    • 50g toasted pine nuts (optional)
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

    1. In a mixing bowl, combine the laverbread, lemon juice, oats and pine nuts (if using) then using your hands, form into cakes. Season well.
    2. Warm the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat then add the laverbread cakes and fry for 5 to 6 minutes on each side until golden brown. Remove from the pan and serve immediately.


    If you are short on time, feel free to substitute the freshly prepared laverbread with tinned.

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