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WOODFIRED WEST
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WOODFIRED WEST

Jun 27, 2017 by

At the western end of Porthmeor Beach in St Ives, you’ll find West Beach, a smart little bar and café, with crisp white paintwork, scrubbed bare wood, and a heavenly...

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BRUNCH ON THE FARM
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BRUNCH ON THE FARM

Apr 11, 2017 by

Drawing together an unlimited supply of coffee, a delicious two course brunch and a whole lot of creativity, what’s not to love about Brunch on the Farm? Organised by...

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THE GREAT ESTATE 2017
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The Great Estate Festival is Cornwall’s newest summer festival, and takes place from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 June 2017 at Scorrier House, near Redruth. Festival organiser, Quick Panda Productions, has described the...

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LUNCH AT NO 6
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LUNCH AT NO 6

Mar 8, 2017 by

I wasn’t going to take photos, and I definitely wasn’t going to write about it, but a recent lunch with friends in Padstow was so fantastic that I can’t not share...

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SAUSAGE MAKING
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SAUSAGE MAKING

Feb 20, 2017 by

There’s nothing funny about making sausages, nothing at all. If you’re serious about snags, bonkers about bangers or passionate about pork, then sign up to one of these brilliant butchery...

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SUGAR FIX
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SUGAR FIX

Jan 17, 2017 by

All around us people are detoxing, so here’s a rebellious collection of recipes for those of you who need a sugar fix. Rich, boozy, chocolatey, creamy, and pretty much vitamin-free,...

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THE FOODIE DIARY: APRIL
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Once you’ve overdosed on chocolate this Easter, check out our selection of fantastic menus, foodie events and restaurant openings as Cornwall reawakens this April.   SPECIAL OFFER FROM THE FISH...

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CORNISH BBQ
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CORNISH BBQ

Oct 6, 2015 by

Back in July we featured a piece about Launceston on how the North Cornwall market town is making its mark on the foodie scene. Firebrand have kindly written another post for...

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WIN CLOUD NINE MARSHMALLOWS
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Murphy Williams makes award-winning Cloud Nine Marshmallows in her kitchen in St Germans. Adapted from a traditional French recipe, the marshmallows are freshly prepared in small batches with natural ingredients...

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RECIPES FROM FAT HEN
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Caroline Davey of Fat Hen Wild Cookery School has shared with us some essential foraging tips along with a selection of her favourite recipes. FORAGING DO’S AND DON’TS Only pick...

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ON THE ROAD
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ON THE ROAD

Mar 17, 2015 by

Why wait until you’re on holiday to begin eating well? We’re always being asked for recommendations of good restaurants to stop at on the way to Cornwall, so we’ve decided...

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SMOKIN’ HOT
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SMOKIN’ HOT

Jan 26, 2015 by

Karen and Debs set up Inkie’s Smokehouse BBQ in September 2014 and, with the imminent launch of their new sauces, are going from strength to strength. Having tried their delicious...

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THE FOODIE DIARY: FEBRUARY
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Hooray for February as Cornwall springs back into life, restaurants and hotels reopen, and hearty eating begins again. (Congratulations to those who have completed a virtuous January detox, healthy eating campaign or...

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FESTIVE FARE
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FESTIVE FARE

Nov 13, 2014 by

Cornish food producers have been busy preparing their Christmas goods. We’ve been selfless in our task to find and taste as many of them as possible, just for you…...

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BOSCASTLE FESTIVAL
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BOSCASTLE FESTIVAL

Sep 10, 2014 by

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the floods and Boscastle Festival has planned its most spectacular year yet. Held over the weekend of 4/5 October, there will be demonstrations...

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WILD FOOD
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WILD FOOD

Jun 26, 2014 by

It is all too easy to forget just how many wild plants are edible. It may take longer to pick ingredients than it does to buy them in a...

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THE FOODIE DIARY: JUNE
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Another jam-packed issue of the Foodie Diary. There are festivals galore, product launches, foraging adventures and restaurant openings. June brings us beautiful broad beads and peas, salads and strawberries,...

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THE FOODIE DIARY: MAY
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Summer is nearly here! The first Cornish strawberries and asparagus have appeared. A gorgeously sunny Easter break has brought visitors in their droves, and restaurants have stepped up a...

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TOP TIPS
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TOP TIPS

Apr 17, 2014 by

The wait is over and chefs across Cornwall are rejoicing: the asparagus is ready! Asparagus shouts of early summer. The sweet, tender spears are prized by food-lovers, desperate to...

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SHOW ME THE BUNNY
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We’ve tracked down some of the best locally-made Easter treats and family-friendly Easter egg hunts taking place across Cornwall this month. Happy hunting, happy eating and happy Easter!  ...

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ALL LOVED UP
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ALL LOVED UP

Feb 6, 2014 by

Fed up with Valentine’s menus and tables for two but want to do something special on 14th February? We’ve tracked down some of the more unusual Valentine’s offerings in...

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POP ART AND POP-UPS
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WADEBRIDGE’S NEW CAFE/GALLERY BURSTS ONTO THE ART SCENE POP opened in July 2013 and has quickly established itself as a rather sociable place to hang out. There’s something here for...

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FIVE IN FALMOUTH
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FIVE IN FALMOUTH

Oct 16, 2013 by

Our guest blogger Emily Smith reveals her favourite cafés, teashops and delis in Falmouth.   THE COURTYARD DELI Tucked away behind the big high street names in Falmouth is The Courtyard Deli, which...

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SPOOKS ON STAGE
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There are dozens, if not hundreds, of Halloween-related activities happening in Cornwall this October so we’ve picked out some spooky theatricals that will have you on the edge of...

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ON A ROLL
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ON A ROLL

Sep 19, 2013 by

A MASTERCLASS IN SUSHI MAKING WITH CORNISH SUSHI.   Who could resist a description like this? “Cornish Sushi has grown from our passion of eating good food. Originally we...

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A BAKER’S DOZEN
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There’s something very therapeutic about baking a cake. You mustn’t hurry. The weighing out of ingredients is a gentle process. You must patiently grease and line your tin with...

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