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A busy mum-of-two is starting a food revolution in North Wales

California dreamin’ has seen businesswoman Sherry Edwards set up a new tasty venture from her home in Penyffordd.

Together with husband Tim, yoga teacher Sherry, who was born in California and grew up in Thailand, ran a hat shop in Chester before the couple decided to focus on their online business – thehatplace.com.

But for the busy mum-of-two, that wasn’t enough, and now Sherry is using her Bangkok heritage to start a new enterprise and will be cooking up a storm at food festivals throughout North Wales.

Sherry has set up Bao Revolution, cooking stuffed Thai Bao buns with a range of fillings. The large bread-like dumplings are steamed before being filled and enjoyed. A big hit in major cities, Sherry is the first to bring the dish to North Wales and will be serving up her treats at Mold Food & Drink Festival on September 21 and 22.

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Yoga teacher Sherry, mum to Eira, five, and Khiri, nine, said: “I started Bao Revolution as there wasn’t enough Thai food in my area and I wanted to bring one of my favourite foods here.

“We are busy with the online hat shop, but I wanted to do something else too. I’m not one for sitting still, I love to cook, I’m proud of my Bangkok heritage and passionate about healthy street food, so Bao buns are a perfect business for me. They are really popular in the larger cities but yet to catch on in North Wales, so I’m looking forward to bringing them to Mold.”

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Mold Food & Drink Festival Co-chair Richard Howells said one of the festival’s aims was to support up-and-coming businesses.

“Every year, a new business comes along that surprises and excites us, and this year it is Bao Revolution. This tremendous Thai treat will be a first for many festival-goers, buns packed with goodness and packing a punch. We’ve a real line-up of great street food this year so pleased to see Sherry joining them.”

Mold Food & Drink Festival will be held on September 21st and 22nd at New Street, Mold.

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