Learning about food at home during the Covid -19 emergency

Many of us find ourselves with a new role of ‘home educator’. From cooking, baking and growing your own food, there are lots of opportunities to try out new recipes and develop skills in this process. Here are some helpful tools and resources to incorporate food into home activities.

Recipes to help you Get Cooking!

Looking for some cooking inspiration?  The Public Health Dietetics team have a range of fantastic recipes for Get Cooking course participants, through Nutrition Skills for Life. They would like to share them more widely to support people and families cooking at home during these challenging times. The recipes might also be useful for Food Response […]

Emma’s Blog: Eating well in a small kitchen

I’m Emma and have been a dietitian for 24 years. I work for the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board and believe everyone has the right to a healthy balanced diet. Sometimes it can feel hard to eat well if you don’t have much cooking equipment, but there are lots of options to enjoy good food. I’ve put together some low cost main meals and light meals ideas that can be made when only a hob, toaster and microwave are available.

Priority slots for vulnerable customers – as at April 29th 2020

We have put together some information on how people who are shielding and extremely vulnerable can access prioritised supermarket delivery slots. This information is changing regularly and was last checked on the 29th April so we apologise if anything has since gone out of date. General information from Welsh Government Major supermarkets now have the […]

Fresh produce available from Cardiff Market 23rd April Update

Read original post on Cardiff Council Newsroom Cardiff Market is temporarily reducing its opening hours as essential food traders continue to focus on providing home delivery services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Market will now only open to the public on Saturday morning’s, from 8am until midday. Entrance and exit is via the Trinity Street […]

Wyndham St. Pantry now open

South Riverside Community Development Centre are running a new food pantry for people who may be struggling to afford or access a full weekly shop, you pay £2.50 and receive a delivery of food worth approx.£15. (Vegetarian/non-vegetarian option). Last orders on Monday at 5pm, delivery day is Wednesday.  

Cardiff indies come together to support the NHS

4th April 2020 A group of independent food & drink businesses from around Cardiff is working together to donate meals to local NHS staff working through the Coronavirus crisis. A collective of more than twenty of the city’s best-loved independents will be delivering weekly food parcels to workers around South Wales who are likely to […]

Feed the Heath – Free food and drink for NHS workers

3rd April 2020 A new volunteer led hub started on Monday 30th March to provide free food and drink to NHS workers at UHW Cardiff. The initiative is being led by Kasim Ali,  founder of Waterloo Tea, in partnership with the Cardiff & Vale Health Charity and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. The aim is to provide […]

Coronavirus: Letter to Businesses

Note – this article was published on 20/03/2020. To stay up to date with the latest information, make sure you look at the Welsh Government Support to Businesses page. The Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates has issued a letter to reassure businesses in light of the recent cases of Coronavirus. Following the initial package […]