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Cheese of the month – November – Quicke’s

Every now and then we venture across the Tamar to Devon to supplement our range of fantastic Cornish produce. We do this only when the quality is exceptional and there is no Cornish product of equivalent type or quality.  Quicke’s magnificent clothbound cheeses, hand-made on their farm just outside Exeter, fall into this category because […]

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From South African succulents clinging to cliff faces to rose gardens at the tip of the county – Tim Hubbard talks to us about the Secret Gardens of Cornwall

Tim Hubbard’s first book ‘The Great Gardens of Cornwall’ focussed on the big estate and National Trust gardens that are famous in springtime when magnolias bloom and garden-loving visitors flock to Cornwall. His new book delves into the lesser known, ‘secret’ gardens in the county and the people behind them. “I wrote ‘The Great Gardens […]

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Let the Fun Be-Gin – blog from Mount Bay Distillery

Read on for a fun overview of all that is Gin, a blog post from one of our suppliers Mount Bay Distillery… Introduction… Gin, a timeless spirit that has captivated generations, continues to reign supreme in the world of mixology. This versatile and complex beverage, with its intriguing botanical profile, has delighted palates and become […]

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Celebrating Our Fantastic Fishmongers…

The importance of skilled fishmongers… THE IMPORTANCE OF SKILLED FISHMONGERS… Did you know that the first known use of the word ‘fishmonger’ was from the 15th Century? Meaning for centuries, fishmongers have been a central part of towns and villages around the country. Here in Cornwall, the early hunter gatherers would have found a diversity […]

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St Ewe are attempting a world record and they need your help!

St Ewe Free Range Eggs are attempting a world record: The greatest distance to carry an egg in one week around the Cornish coastal path. To learn more or to get involved hop on over to the St Ewe social media accounts or visit their website HERE. For the week of the race, we will […]

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Introducing Fish For Thought

Sustainability, Provenance, Health & Convenience – Fish For Thought Paul Trudgian, founder of Fish For Thought is proud of his Cornish roots and although he was brought up outside the county, he was always drawn back to Cornwall with his love of the ocean and fishing. “For my last role in big businesses I was […]

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Cheese of the Month – try something new!

Did you know we stock over 40 Cornish cheeses on our Deli counter? Each month we celebrate one of our amazing cheese suppliers as our in store Cheese of the Month and during the month we invite the cheese maker into the Great Cornish Food Store to offer a customer tasting session and we sample […]

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Valentine’s Tasting Day – 11th February – Loveday

Join us on Saturday 11th February from 11-2pm for a special Valentine’s tasting session with Loveday. We caught up with the wonderful women behind the brand and asked them a little about their thoughts on Valentine’s Day. Read on and then let us know what your favourite love song is in the comments! Why is […]

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Dry January Tasting Day – 28th January – Jolly’s

As we continue our Dry January instore tastings days, we look forward to welcoming one of our newer suppliers, Jolly’s,  in to the store on Friday 28th January from 11-2pm. First blended in 1896, Jolly’s is Cornwall’s original soft drinks company. Over time we have crafted our delicious heritage family recipes to produce good honest […]

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Dry January Tasting Day – 20th January – Jack’s Kombucha

As we continue our Dry January instore tastings days, we next welcome Jack’s Kombucha in to the store on Friday 20th January from 11-2pm. Jack’s Kombucha is brewed here in Cornwall between The Helford and River Fal, using traditional methods to create a slow-fermented, full-flavoured, artisan product of quality with a distinctive, refreshing taste. Kombucha […]

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