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Christmas Wrapped Up

Christmas is busy for us here at the store and for very good reason.  The widest range of fresh, local produce you’ll find under one roof, shelves groaning with a comprehensive selection of drinks, everyday and speciality lines to please all the family, and a carefully selected range of homewares, gifts and cards.  All this, […]

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Bucking the Retail Trend

With so much talk of bricks and mortar retailers closing due to competition from internet sales, our store is well and truly bucking the trend.  Since we opened in the summer of 2016, we have grown solidly with no online shop at all. Our secret?  We think it’s because, from the word go, we were […]

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A New Seasonal Celebration of Cornish Food and Drink

The decision to give the Great Cornish Food Festival a break this year was a very hard one for us to make and we know how much it will be missed.  We will miss it too!  Therefore, to make sure people don’t miss out altogether on the chance to celebrate fine Cornish food and drink […]

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Our first cider Masterclass!

We held our first event exclusively for our Loyalty Club members last week and have to say it was a resounding success. In the café we were joined by well-loved fine cider makers Cornish Orchards for a full hour of cider tastings. Chris Newton, head Cidermaker, fascinated us with the ins and outs of cider […]

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Exclusive cider masterclass for loyalty club cardholders

As part of the relaunch of our Great Cornish Food Store Loyalty Club we will be hosting a series of events exclusive to cardholders.  This July, join Head Cidermaker Chris Newton from Cornish Orchards as he shares the ins and outs of cider making and the flavours that make up their diverse range of drinks. […]

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We’re up for another award!!!!!

Exciting news! We will find out this month whether we have won our first national award.  The store has been shortlisted in two categories (Best Food Hall and Best Newcomer) in the Farm Shop and Deli Awards.  The results will be announced at the Farm Shop and Deli Show, which runs from 16th to 18th […]

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Price changes…it’s not all bad news

At the Great Cornish Food Store, we’ve always believed that ‘buying local’ doesn’t go hand in hand with ‘paying over the odds’ – quite the opposite in fact. We always pay a fair price to our suppliers, and work with them to make the most of the peaks and surpluses of their production and seasons. […]

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American Style Pancakes

We’ve all heard of pancakes, but sometimes it’s good to ring in the changes.  These American style pancakes are really versatile and you can eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner, sweet or savoury, even reheat them the next day! Makes 8- 10 (or less if you like big pancakes!) Ingredients 220g Self-raising flour 50g […]

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How we’re doing our bit to tackle plastic

Like many people we don’t like using plastic and we’re doing our bit to prevent and reduce the amount we use in a number of ways.  This was a consideration when we opened in June 2016 and we are continually reviewing better ways of packaging, processing and recycling. Here’s what we’ve done so far… We […]

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Our Scotch Eggs

Ingredients: 6 St Ewe free range medium eggs (the blue box) 1 packet of 500g good quality sausage meat 100g plain flour 150g panko or similar bread crumbs 3 eggs for coating   Method: Place a pan of water on to boil. When the water comes to the boil, place eggs carefully into the pan […]

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