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All About Cornish Food Traditions & Producers

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This article is about all things Cornish food, covering the traditions and dishes that Cornwall has become famous for, along with a detailed guide to local food and drink brands from the county. Traditional Cornish Dishes Walk through Padstow in the summer and you’ll be hard-pressed to find someone who isn’t eating an ice cream, fish & chips or a pasty. Food is a key part to the county’s draw for millions of tourists every year. The region is famous for producing lots of great tasting food and drink, some of which began in Cornwall and others that have become...

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2016 Food Festivals, Country Shows and Events in Cornwall

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Here we’ve listed all the food festivals, country shows, farmers markets and other popular events happening in Cornwall throughout 2016. We'll add to this page as more events during 2016 become known. If you know of a Cornish food event not listed here then please contact us. Cornish Food Festivals and Country Shows During 2016 5 Mar 2016 World Pasty Championships at Eden, Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG https://www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/world-pasty-championships As the Eden Project is based in Cornwall, the World Pasty Championships celebrate the traditional Cornish pasty recipe, as well as some more unusual varieties. From the Americas to Australia, pasties...

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20 of the Best Afternoon Teas in Cornwall - Updated June 2019

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Last Updated: 17 June 2019 View full size image. Jump to afternoon tea in - North Cornwall - South Cornwall - West Cornwall Newquay, Padstow, Bodmin, Bude, Launceston and North Cornwall Afternoon Tea The Metropole HotelStation Road, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8DBhttp://www.the-metropole.co.uk/Price: From £15.95 per person (price from June 19) Located in one of the most enviable positions on the north Cornwall coast, the Metropole offers stunning sea and harbour views over Padstow and boasts delicious AA rosette dining in the Harbour Restaurant. Their afternoon tea comes with a pot of loose leaf tea, a selection of sandwiches, two scones, locally...

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2015 Christmas markets and events in Cornwall

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Cornwall has lots of Christmas events and activities, from getting into the festive spirit by watching the magic of the Christmas Light switch, meeting Santa, to finishing your Christmas, Cornwall has plenty of seasonal events to entertain the whole family. The popularity of Christmas markets and late night shopping evenings where you can enjoy an assortment of craft stalls and local food and drink and entertainment continues to grow each year. It therefore shouldn’t be hard to find an event to get you in the festive mood nearby. Picture: City of Lights, Truro If you want some Christmas fun and...

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24 Best Farm Shops In Cornwall For Fine Cornish Food

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Our guide to the best farm shops located in Cornwall all selling a wide range local Cornish food and drink Jump to - North Cornwall - South Cornwall - West Cornwall. Newquay, Padstow, Bodmin, Bude, Launceston and North Cornwall Farm Shops Padstow Farm Shophttp://www.padstowfarmshop.co.uk/Padstow Farm Shop, Trethillick Farm, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8HJ. Padstow Farm Shop is part of an environmentally friendly farm that sell their own traditionally reared beef, lamb, homegrown vegetables alongside other products sourced as locally as possible. Much of their land is in Countryside Stewardship, an environmental scheme where no sprays or fertilisers are used, and their...

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