Food & nutrition

Welsh recipes: What food to make for St David's Day

Celebrate St. David’s Day with WW recipes featuring the country’s best-known delicacies, including leeks, lamb and traditional Welsh rarebit.

St David’s Day recipes

The national day of Wales’ patron saint falls on 1st March, making these Welsh recipes perfect for the transition into spring. Leeks are one of Wales’ national emblems, so what better time than St. David’s Day to make a healthy WW recipe featuring this humble root vegetable? Leek and potato soup is a warming favourite that’s bound to go down a treat. Or why not try potato, leek and cheese pasties using WW wraps instead of pastry for a healthier alternative?

Traditional Welsh food for St David’s Day

Welsh rarebit is a take on a British classic: cheese on toast. Try our lighter Welsh rarebit recipe for a quick lunch or snack. Wales is also known for its delicious lamb, so enjoy this hearty spring lamb stew with friends or family for a St. David’s Day celebration.