Food festivals in Cornwall 2014

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All corners of the county host annual food festivals that celebrate not only Cornish produce, but Cornish talent. Take a look at the line up in 2014.

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This entry was posted in Events, Out & about and tagged , , , on April 16, 2014


In Season – April

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Fresh salads and stir fries should be top of your list for meal plans during April with the arrival of purple sprouting broccoli, radishes and spring lamb.

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , , on March 25, 2014


#ChooseCornish this Christmas

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This Christmas, whether you’re prepping for the main event, entertaining a few friends or just relaxing at home with some nibbles, #ChooseCornish.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Eat and tagged , , , , on December 4, 2013


In season – November

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Pumpkins and Halloween have been and gone and Bonfire Night is welcomed with wintry root vegetables to accompany Sunday roasts with rich game meats.

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , , on November 1, 2013


Beef Stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream

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This Saturday, 28th September at 4:15pm, Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, will be demonstrating how to make beef stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream at Cornwall Food and Drink Festival in Truro. Head down to see Neil, alongside other chef’s, demonstrate some of their favourite recipes. Serves 4 Ingredients 500g trimmed beef fillet 100ml vegetable oil 2 […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on September 23, 2013


In season – August

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This is the second in our new series of seasonal produce and we’ve noticed that it isn’t that much different to July – the summer harvest is still here! There’s lots of different fruit and vegetables to choose from. So get out and try a few before the evenings start to draw in. This is […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , , on July 29, 2013


Top five Cornish food bloggers

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It’s no secret that we love food at Watergate Bay, we take pride in the food served in our hotel restaurants, the Living Space and Dining Room, and at The Beach Hut, and support local suppliers throughout. We especially enjoy sharing our recipes with you as do our five favourite foodie bloggers from Cornwall. Each […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on July 24, 2013


In season – July

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We’re lucky in Cornwall that we have such an abundance of great producers and suppliers on our doorstep. Our chefs are always looking for the tastiest ingredient and one of the fist things they’ll be interested in seasonality. Produce that is grown locally in it’s season will always taste better, that’s why when designing their dishes […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , , on July 15, 2013


Razor clams with D’Nujotto

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Serves 4 (starter) Ingredients 1 roll of fresh razor clams (1kg) 100g D’Nujotto (Italian spreading salami) 200ml white wine 20g flat leaf parsley Method Rinse the razor clams really well in cold water. Place a large saucepan with a tight fitting lid on the stove and get it quite hot before adding the cleaned razor […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , on June 26, 2013


Summer pudding and clotted cream

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Serves 8 Ingredients 1 x 2pt pudding bowl 1 white sliced loaf 750g mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, blueberries etc) 200g castor sugar 1 lemon 250g clotted cream Method Take half of the washed berries and place in a saucepan and add the sugar, place over a medium heat until it starts to bubble. […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 18, 2013