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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Meet the producer – Polgoon Vineyard

Take a look at this short film of Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard near Newlyn with winemaker John Coulson. Learn about Polgoon’s history, how this family business has evolved over the years and ultimately their passion for making wine, cider and juices. Please share it with your friends, we would love to spread the word about this fantastic […]

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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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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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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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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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