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Parsons online Welsh Food Hamper

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Due to customer demand, Parsons are pleased to launch a new online Welsh Food Hamper, celebrating all that is great about traditional Welsh foods.

Presented in a traditional wicker basket, the exclusive Parsons Welsh Food Hamper will include one each of the following goods:

  • 450g Traditional Sweet Onions
  • 450g Traditional Eggs
  • 450g Traditional Baby Beetroot
  • 450g Traditional Sliced Beetroot
  • 450g Traditional Sweet Pickle
  • 120g Laverbread
  • 155g Pickled Cockles
  • 155g Pickled Mussels

Parsons Welsh Food Hamper is available to buy online here and is available for delivery to mainland UK only.

Hairy Bikers, BBC2, Friday 18th Sept 5.15pm

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Don’t forget, this Friday, September 18th at 5.15pm on BBC2 watch The Hairy Bikers indulge in their taste for wholesome good food and cockle picking with Colin Macdonald of Parsons Pickles on Laugharne beach.

In this show, Si King & Dave Myers explore Carmarthenshire where they cook a traditional county favourite in the National Botanic Garden of Wales. They go cockling at Laugharne and source cheese from a happy herd of goats. Finally, they face the challenge of a cook-off against top chefs, Sue Manson & Maryann Wright. Restaurant diners decide who has created the best taste of Carmarthenshire.

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Hairy Bikers get Cockled!

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers and Si King, indulged their taste for wholesome good food cockle picking on Laugharne beach last weekend (9 May 2009) as they filmed some scenes for their next series on BBC.

Parson Pickles played host to the BBC’s Hairy Bikers at Laugharne in Carmarthenshire as the two motorbike riding food enthusiasts got down and dirty to pick some of award winning cockles and learned all about Laverbread. (more…)

Parsons Pickles scoop True Taste Sustainable Development Award

Monday, January 21st, 2008

colin macdonald and ian cross

“Ensuring that we are conserving shellfish supplies is vitally important for all our futures.”
Colin MacDonald

Leslie A Parsons & Sons Ltd won the Contribution to Sustainable Development (C2SD) award at this year’s True Taste Awards.

True Taste Wales Food and Drink Awards launched a ‘Contribution to sustainable development’ (C2SD) award in 2007. Recognising the challenges faced by industry the True Taste commissioned Ecodesign Centre Wales to develop this first-of-a-kind award. (more…)

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