1. Cornish Cream Tea Gifts
Cornwall is the true home of the cream tea. Cornwall has many food producers who create great products using the finest quality ingredients sourced locally. A Cream Tea is a must if visiting Cornwall but now you can give the gift of a Cornish Cream Tea and have it sent straight to the recipients own home! Cornish Hampers sell a wide range of cream tea hamper gifts online, all include handmade scones, Rodda’s Cornish Clotted Cream, Boddingtons Strawberry Jam and Cornish Tea. Other Cream Tea gifts include Cornish Fudge, Cornish Truffles, Kernow chocolate bars and many other delicious Cornish treats. The ongoing debate of cream or jam first continues but here at Cornish Hampers we believe it is of course Jam first.
2. Mixed Cornish Food Gift Baskets and Hampers
Our mixed Cornish Food hampers are great to send as a gift especially for the person who has everything. It’s the perfect not on the high street gift with the added bonus of being high quality food. Our hampers come in either a wicker basket or a rustic lidded hamper. The wicker basket hampers come gift wrapped in cellophane and tied with ribbon, with our rustic lidded hampers also finished off with ribbon. All hampers include a printed gift card and are placed in a secure cardboard box for delivery. Our products have been carefully chosen to ensure the finest quality and all are sourced locally. As well as including quality local brands like Furniss biscuits, Roskilly’s organic fudge, Tregnothan Tea, our range also includes some proper Cornish items such as Cornish pasty flavoured crisps and a solid chocolate Cornish pasty.
3. Cornish Ale and Cider Hampers
We sell a variety of Cornish Ale and Cider Hampers, of course Cider is a very popular drink here in Cornwall. Cornish Ale or Cornish Cider Hampers are the perfect gift from Cornwall for the man in your life. Our Cider comes from Cornish Orchards who are based in Duloe, near Liskeard. Cornish Orchards Ciders are free from artificial sweeteners, flavourings and colourings and are made using 100% fresh pressed juice. Each batch of Cider is taste tested and approved before bottling. Our Ale selection comes from Sharps brewery in Rock on Cornwall’s North Atlantic Coast from here we have a fruity Cornish Pilsner which boasts numerous international beer awards. From St Austell Brewery in St Austell we have Tribute which is a Cornish pale ale and is a favourite choice throughout the South West of England, Korev a Cornish pale ale with a crisp taste and Proper Job an award winning IPA, packed full of citrus, pineapple and grapefruit flavours with a crisp bitter finish. St Austell Brewery was founded in 1851 by Cornishman Walter Hicks and today remains family owned.
4. Gift Vouchers for Afternoon Tea out in Cornwall
What better way to spend an afternoon in Cornwall, whether you are on holiday or living in Cornwall an Afternoon Tea is a must. With plenty of delightful places to visit we have a list for 20 of the best afternoon teas in Cornwall. A typical afternoon tea consists of lovely cut sandwiches, a Cornish cream tea and a selection of delicious fresh cakes, all beautifully presented on a tiered cake stand. Gift vouchers for an afternoon tea in Cornwall make for a wonderful gift for any occasion. From Padstow and Newquay on the west coast to St Austell and Truro on the south and not to forget Penzance in the west. We have plenty of recommendations for a fabulous afternoon tea.
The Fistral Beach Hotel & Spa offer an afternoon tea, ‘Storm in a Teacup’ this is fast gaining a reputation of being the best afternoon tea in Newquay, pair this with the amazing views, what more could you wish for in a gift.
Fowey Hall is a luxury family hotel overlooking the Fowey Estuary. Not only do they offer a delightful afternoon tea with the option of adding a glass of delicious Camel Valley Brut but they also offer a family afternoon tea, perfect if you want to include the children.
The Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth is on the edge of Falmouth’s historic waterfront and boasts some amazing views. With a range of afternoon teas to choose from there is definitely something for everyone and if any venues listed don’t mention gift vouchers on their website try phoning them as most places will be more than happy to help. It goes without saying that a visit to Cornwall would not be complete without enjoying an afternoon tea!
5. Food Related Experience Days in Cornwall
Whether you live in Cornwall or spend your holidays in Cornwall it is the perfect county to find delicious food and drink. Here are a few suggestions:
Trenance Chocolate is located in the village of Mullion on the Lizard Peninsula in south Cornwall. They craft the finest chocolate into luxury handmade treats every day of the week. From novelty chocolate bars, luxury boxes of chocolates, drinking chocolate and chocolate pasties this is definitely worth a visit for any chocolate lover. See the chocolates being made in front of your eyes and then hand pick your favourites to enjoy later.
Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm is a family run farm near Newquay in Cornwall. It makes for a great day out. They produce an assortment of ciders, wines, juices and jams. Over the past 35 years they are proud to offer a selection of the county’s finest Cyder. To enjoy the experience at its best they recommend having a guided tour, this takes you on a journey through the press house, jam factory, museum, distillery and cellars, and there is even a tractor ride through the orchards. The farm animals are a big hit with children from Shire horses, Shetland ponies to rabbits and free roaming peacocks to name a few.
A homemade Cornish cream tea can be enjoyed in the quaint tea rooms. All in all a great day out.
Rick Stein’s Cookery School is based in Padstow and offers various courses. Learn the essential skills of seafood cookery, scaling, gutting, skinning, filleting round and flat fish different methods of cooking the fish this also includes a fishing trip. It’s not all about seafood other day courses include Indian curries, Far Eastern, Italian and Spanish tapas to name a few, perfect for any keen foodie. If you don’t like the idea of preparing the food yourself then you can also visit one of Rick Stein’s restaurants in various parts of Cornwall these include Padstow, Porthleven, Falmouth, St Merryn and Newquay. So whether you are looking for a family activity, delicious food gifts or perhaps a dinner out for a special occasion Cornwall is without doubt the best place to be.
6. Cornish Food Cook Book
The great Cornish Food Book is a marvelous celebration of Cornish home grown food. This book is a collection of recipes, tales and morsels from the ocean, fields and cliff tops of Cornwall. The cook book includes a great combination of recipes and local suppliers to information about beautiful Cornwall with some fab photography. A great book for any Cornish foodie. This Cornish food book is proudly made and printed in Cornwall.