Cornwall

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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The smell of a greenhouse

Review – The Green Room, Master Chef James Nathan [Retallack Resort, Winnard’s Perch, Cornwall]

Rating   In A Word Contemporary Appeals To This is actually entirely dependent on when you are planning to go to the restaurant. We went at night and enjoyed the tasting menu, which was fine dining and would be better suited to couples or adults dining. Its
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Tasting Britain meet Michelin starred Nathan Outlaw

Q&A Nathan Outlaw

Tasting Britain caught up with Michelin star chef and author Nathan Outlaw after the first lunch service at his brand new restaurant down on the cliffs of Port Isaac. With the accolade of Best Fish Restaurant attached to his previous restaurant at the St. Enodoc Hotel,
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Pete considers everyone at the shop a member of the family

Profile – Pete Fraser [Harbour Lights]

Getting sustainable in fish Frequented by the Kaiser Chiefs, famous within the county, and run by a passionate fish and chip aficionado, Tasting Britain were invited to the relaunch of Harbour Lights in Falmouth, Cornwall. Aside from making fish and chips that Ricky Wilson writes
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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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not a drop of honey in sight!

Review – Kelly’s Ice Cream

Rating:  7/10 Price: £3.00 is for a massive litre. I mean a LITRE of ice cream! That should be illegal shouldn’t it? Pre warning: Unbeknownst to Kelly’s when they put in the request for a review of their ice cream; I had a bitter taste in my mouth. Having spent every summer
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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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