Producer of the Month – Cornish Yarg

Yarg was first produced thirty years ago on Bodmin Moor by a farmer named Alan Gray, who found a 17th century recipe for nettle wrapped cheese in an attic and decided to give it a go. One of the best known facts about Yarg is that it comes from the backward spelling of his name. […]

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Great Cornish Crab Sandwich by Nik Tinney

  To make two generous sandwiches – Ingredients: Baker Tom Malthouse bread – 4 slices 200g white local crab meat 5g chopped parsley (could also use chives, sorrel or mint) 1 lemon or 1 lime (extra wedges to serve with) 50g mayonnaise Local salad leaves Sea salt and cracked black pepper to season   Method: […]

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Win a Helen Round linen bag

    Helen Round Linen Bag Win a stylish Helen Round hand printed linen shopper worth £55   Enter our free competition to win a beautifully designed hand printed linen shopper with leather handles by Helen Round. Helen is inspired by the beautiful coastline and maritime history of the Rame Peninsula in South East Cornwall […]

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Best New Business – Cornwall Business Awards 2017

  Last night we attended the Cornwall Business Awards at St Mellion International Resort in South East Cornwall. A glittering black tie ceremony hosted by Cornwall Development Company and supported by Business Cornwall magazine and the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, we were a little nervous and very excited. We had been shortlisted for Best New […]

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Cornish Garden Frittata

Perfect for summer days and a great veggie treat – this recipe has been taken from The Great Cornish Food Book. Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 125g small Cornish new potatoes 125g podded broad beans 100g soft Cornish goat’s cheese 5 free range St Ewe eggs 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint Cornish […]

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Extreme Cake Makers – Channel 4

WATCH – EXTREME CAKE MAKERS ON TUESDAY 2ND MAY AT 5.30PM Ruth Huxley, owner of the Great Cornish Food Store wanted to celebrate the first six months of opening and hatched a plan with amazing cake makers, Phil & Christine Jenson of Peboryon. Commissioning ‘Gary the Gurnard’ presented a fantastic challenge to Peboryon, it needed […]

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Asparagus

Eagerly anticipated, the coming of the asparagus season is one of the sure signs that summer is on the way. These succulent stems start to appear as the weather warms in late April, although here in Cornwall they’ve been known to arrive as early as March. Our benevolent climate and sea air is just what […]

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Cornish New Potatoes

Cornish earlies are one of the first new potatoes to hit the shops. Potatoes have been grown in Cornish cottage gardens since the mid 1700s, when the potato and the pilchard were the staple diet of many Cornish families. They are best eaten in late April and May. We like to cook them as simply […]

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Devilled Kidneys Recipe by Paul Ripley

Devilled kidneys is one of the best known Victorian and Edwardian breakfast dishes. Served on hot buttered toast, this makes a great breakfast, brunch or light main course dish. Always try to buy fresh lambs kidneys as they will have a much better texture than frozen ones.   Serves 4   Ingredients: 12 Spring lambs […]

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