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binTasting October

Although the sun is still shining (how lucky we are!) there are still the tell-tale signs of autumn rolling in, cool dewy mornings, leaves turning, blackberry picking… thoughts are gradually turning to fireside reds, hearty meals and...

Midsummer Moules & Boules at Nancarrow

Nancarrow Farm's Feast Nights are getting legendary... the latest date in the diary is the Midsummer Moules & Boules feast. The last nine events have been a complete ticket sell-out. If you haven't feasted yet... don't miss out!...

Crab Month at Rick Stein Falmouth

Lovely Luke Taylor, Head Chef at Rick Stein Falmouth, has shared an awesome recipe to celebrate Crab Month happening this June at the Falmouth...

The Old Cellars, Cadgwith Cove

Tucked away in Cadgwith Cove is the super cute Old Cellars, run by the gorgeous Sophie and Jack. Nestled just above the harbour the foodie haunt is choc-full of charm and delicious food to...

Espressini Dulce, Falmouth

As a fully-signed up (potentially badge-wearing) fan of Espressini in Falmouth I was utterly thrilled to learn that Rupert – Espressini creator – had opened a new coffee house taking all the best bit of Espressini and shoe-horning...

binTasting May

Yet another fantastic May Day and bank holiday weekend in Padstow! A great atmosphere as a constant stream of merrymakers filled our shop and terrace and the fizz flowed steadily with the local sparkling wine, Knightor Brut NV, taking...

Fat Hen Cookery School: Recipe

The lovely Caroline at Fat Hen Cookery School has shared some of her favourite recipes for you to get foraging and creating culinary masterpieces....

Ben Tunnicliffe - Sennen Cove

The GCG was excited to hear that talented Ben Tunnicliffe, of The Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn, was taking his culinary know-how to Sennen Cove. We were even more excited to receive an invite to his opening night! The contemporary hub was a...

Padstow Christmas Festival Cookbook

I love cookbooks. Not that I am particularly adept at cooking… we are currently living in the aftermath of several failed banana bread attempts. I like to be creative and go off-piste. This should only be left for the skilled...

nat tallents head chef at Lusty Glaze Beach Cafe

Contestant on Masterchef: The Professionals 2012 and general good-egg: Nat is the new(ish) head chef at Lusty Glaze Beach. On a blustery November day Nat gave me the low-down on her love of Marco Pierre White (see tattoo), being...

Sunday Lunch at Scarlet Wines

Sunday is a rather special day in the week. A day of obligatory lie-ins, cups of tea in bed watching the Andrew Marr Show, log fires and Sunday lunch. I was utterly, gluttonously and wonderfully jammy to spend one such Sunday lunch at...

Feasts at Scarlet Wines

This autumn and winter, the crew at Scarlet Wines will be serving up a series of feast nights, combining regional flavours from around the world with wines chosen to match. Boasting heart-warming food in a relaxed atmosphere, gorgeously...

The Cornish Pizza Company Goes Mobile

Vicki and Jon Crwys-Williams spent much of this summer on the road, taking their crispy-based, locally sourced and always-delicious pizzas out for a spin in a refurbished 1979 VW camper van. Named, wonderfully, The Colonel, the van has...

Ice ice baby: Lazy Jacks Kitchen's exclusive ice-creams

There's nothing like the words 'exclusive' and ice-cream' to get your mouth-watering. LJK in Fowey is serving up some seriously unique and quirky ice-creams in collaboration with Moomaid of Zennor this...

Little Plates Bar & Eatery

Perfect for the indecisive (like myself) and the greedy who want everything on the menu (me again), Little Plates is the place for digging in and trying the lot. Just make sure you take a friend to help you...

Old School Bar & Kitchen

Get ready for a warm welcome, we’re going back to school. ...

Champagne Afternoon Tea: The Scarlet Hotel

When you’re a daughter (or a son for that matter) Mother’s Day appears on the horizon as a day to celebrate your mum, spoil her a little bit and of course, be on your best behaviour. When I spotted that The Scarlet Hotel was...

Sicilian Season: Fifteen Cornwall

Celebrate the sumptuousness of Sicily and the coming of Spring at Fifteen Cornwall from 24 February to 28 March 2014 with a bellissima three course lunch....

Detox Teas(e)

Mine was always strong black tea with a generous glug of milk. That was until I discovered Earl Grey for fragrant sophistication mid-afternoon. But there is so much more on the tea tour than these two. Let the GCG take you on a tour of...

How to prepare Cornish crab

April is the perfect time to get cracking with Cornish crab. GCG got to grips with preparing fresh crab. It is the perfect filling in doorstep sandwiches with lashings of ginger beer. (Famous Five story-lines...