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Clare’s Hedgerow Muffins

Clare’s Cottage Bread & Cakes is one of Cornwall’s true cottage industries. This recipe was first featured in the ‘Great Cornish Food Book’ and is the perfect autumnal recipe, with blackberries as its core ingredient. Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: 255g self-raising flour 1 and a half tsp baking powder 170g caster sugar 110g Cornish unsalted […]

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The Cream of the Crop

Clotted cream, along with the likes of the Cornish chough, engine houses, St Piran’s flag, St Michael’s Mount and long stretches of golden sand, is one of Cornwall’s most iconic symbols and a dollop of Rodda’s (a name surely familiar to almost anyone who knows Cornwall) is as lipsmacking good today as it was over […]

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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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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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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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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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