Week 10

The final week! Again, not the best planning ahead I’ve ever done, in terms of allocating my time to cook the last final recipes in between Christmas prep and the last few manic days of work before the break. Still, I got ahead of the game early on by making Nicky Grant’s Rose and White […]

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Week 9

Baked Miss Muffett Slow-roast Shoulder of Cornish Lamb Blush Cider & Raspberry Jelly After a couple of fairly difficult weeks – in terms of ingredient-sourcing, recipe-ease, and generally finding the time to cook anything – I had an amazing time with the recipes I’d scheduled this week, all of which I allocated to a big […]

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Week 8

Steak and 1913 Stout Pie Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Fillets of Megrim Sole with Salsa Verde Roast Duck with Cardamom and Carrot Puree We’re into a hearty, indulgent phase of the Great Cornish Food Book Challenge – perfectly timed for the week when the “Winter Bomb” hit the county, bringing strong winds, horizontal rain and […]

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Week 7

Portreath Bakery’s Saffron Cake First attempt at Rick Stein’s Megrim Sole I made a festive resolution  this week. Following a minor meltdown in the office last Wednesday about undertaking the Great Cornish Food Book Challenge with so little thought to seasonality or how it would affect the ever-elusive work/life balance, I had a bit of […]

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