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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Afternoon Tea Treat

  Exclusive – Afternoon Tea Treat Launching on Sunday 26th March – Mother’s Day, our chefs have come up with perfect classic combo of ‘Savoury and Sweet’ Afternoon Tea Treat. Four sandwiches on soft malt and white bread from Baker Tom, filled with traditional St Ewe egg and cress and cucumber sandwiches. We also offer […]

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Gluten-Free Grumpies

New to the store today….. Grumpies gluten-free steak & ale pies, made with Rough Tor beer from Bodmin Moor, Cornish steak mushrooms, herbs and onions. Available on our Deli counter at £2.99 per pie.

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Great Cornish Gifts for Mother’s Day

We don’t just sell food and drink, we also have a carefully selected range of local homeware, gifts and cards – perfect for mums. Here are just a few ideas to get you thinking about Mother’s Day: St Eval Candles – Looking for something to calm and soothe your wonderful mum? We stock a great […]

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Pancake Day – special menu

We’ve gone flipping mad for Pancakes today – visit the cafe and try one of our great pancakes, made from scratch using St Ewe free range eggs: Choose from – Traditional Pancakes with: Lemon & sugar Natural Trewithen yoghurt & Cornish honey Roskilly’s clotted cream vanilla ice cream & chocolate sauce Spiced apple compote & […]

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Paul’s Foolproof Pancake Recipe

Makes 8-10 large pancakes Ingredients: 40g unsalted Trewithen butter 260g plain flour 2 St Ewe medium eggs 600ml Roddas milk Method: Melt the butter and allow it to cool (blood temperature). Then place the flour, eggs and milk into a large mixing bowl. Whisk together and then stir in the butter to form a smooth […]

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Love Your Fishermen – Charity Dinner with Nathan Outlaw

On Tuesday 14th February, the Great Cornish Food Store hosted a magnificent seafood feast for 60 guests. In aid of The Fishermen’s Mission, the evening raised just under £2,000. Kindly supported by Nathan Outlaw, Wing of St Mawes, Baker Tom, Cornish Orchards, Waterstones Truro & Origin Coffee. Entertainment was provided by The Newquay Singers who […]

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Creamed Leeks & Smoked Haddock on toast with pickled walnuts by Paul Ripley

Serves 4 Ingredients: 450g smoked haddock fillets 4 banana shallots – 2 finely chopped & 2 in quarters 1 large leek – finely chopped 100ml white wine 300ml Rodda’s double cream Salt Black peppercorns Bunch of fresh chives 4 thick slices of Baker Tom’s sourdough bread 3-4 pickled walnuts Method: In a saucepan, pour in […]

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Deli Charcuterie

Visit our Deli Counter and choose from a wide selection of tasty cured meats from Deli Farm Charcuterie. Based at Delabole, which is between the north coast of Cornwall and Bodmin Moor, Martin and Jean Edwards have built up an award-winning business from scratch, producing air-dried charcuterie including many different flavours of Salami, Coppa, Bresaola, […]

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