Revealed – England’s cleanest beaches

  Porthmeor in St Ives – a blue flag beach.   Click here to read this article in The Telegraph reviewing England’s cleanest beaches: As in previous years, Cornwall is the county that has the cleanest beaches, with its beaches claiming 20 awards this year (including seven Blue Flags.) “The best beaches in Cornwall for surfing, walking […]

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We are one!! Our first anniversary business press release – 16.6.17

Award-winning local business that showcases Cornish food & drink celebrates its first birthday   The Great Cornish Food Store, an independent food hall dedicated to celebrating and promoting local produce celebrates its first birthday on Friday 16th June. The pioneering, 7-days a week operation opened its doors one year ago and has uniquely transformed the […]

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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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