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Port Eliot food is the best festival food

Down in Cornwall, summer time is not properly here until that literary feast and celebration Port Eliot is in full swing. We may have had weeks of sunshine, and the fields surrounding the festival site may be swishing with golden corn, but Port Eliot is an institution and
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Dessert at The Old Ale House Truro

Review – The Old Ale House [Truro, Cornwall]

Having studied TEFL in Truro ten years ago, I have really fond memories of The Old Ale House during our Saturday study sessions. They always sold a selection of homemade local wines, as well as everything you’d expect on a pub bar, and in that sense have always had an
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A festival of food, family and fun

Food news – Literary feasting at Port Eliot Festival

Cornwall’s biggest and best festival has tasty treats this year. Having grown up in Cornwall, I have several friends who went to Port Eliot when they held the annual Elephant Fayre back in the 80s. Then, it was a punkier version of the now very civilised lit-fest that we
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Review – The Lugger Hotel [Portloe, Cornwall]

Rating   In a Word Picturesque Type Of Cuisine Inventive modern takes on locally sourced produce Appeals To With an upper region price tag, this is a hotel restaurant, catering to guests who wish to listen to the sound of waves under clear skies. Worth the drive from
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Iconic Cornish Cream

Product Review – Rodda’s Clotted Cream

Most famous for their Cornish clotted cream, I actually can’t remember Rodda’s ever not being in my life. But that’s because I live down in Cornwall, pretty close to the place it’s made. So over the years I have seen them rebrand packaging from a traditional milk maid to the more
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North coat sun sunset

Review – Bude For Food Festival [Bude, Cornwall]

Appeals to Whole family fun at this affair! Good, clean comedy on the Friday night; filthy breaks and brass to party on down Saturday night and a fuckload of lush food to boot. The town Nestled right at the North of Cornwall, almost touching the Devon border sits a sleepy town of
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