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Godrevy Cafe, One of our Favourite Post-Surf Stops

Godrevy Cafe is perched right at the northern corner of St Ives Bay in a great position for walkers, surfers and beach goers. The sandy beach at Gwithian and Godrevy boast some of the best waves in Cornwall and when the swell arrives you will see hundreds of people taking to the sea to enjoy [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Food and Drink|0 Comments

Gluten free restaurants in Cornwall for Coeliacs

Gluten free meals have never been part of my daily life, but with having a friend who is Coeliac sometimes the choice for a lunch or meal out can be challenging. We have discovered some top spots around Cornwall that we can recommend to cater for the gluten-free diner. You don't have to stick to [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Food and Drink|0 Comments

Scrumptious Cornish Cauliflower Recipes

Depending which side of the Tamar you're from you may call cauliflower broccoli, and broccoli calabrese. Us Cornish folk call white cornish cauliflowers 'broccoli' and the green broccoli 'calabrese'. Confused? Well here we're making some delicious dishes from the white flower like plants that grow in the Cornish fields over the cooler months... Here's some [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

It’s time for Gingerbread, a Christmas Treat!

The smell of gingerbread is Christmas for me. Walking into a kitchen with gingerbread cooking is just wonderful. We've found the most wonderful gingerbread candle this year, and could literally have it burning every day. This gingerbread recipe can be made into any shapes you want, even a gingerbread house if you are feeling adventurous. [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Our Chocolate and Banana Bread and Butter Pudding

Autumn is a time for warming comfort food and getting ready for the delicious treats of Christmas. Here we have reinvented the traditional winter bread and butter pudding by adding a few yummy ingredients. We recently discovered Sargies chocolate sauce in the farmers market at Trevaskis Farm, and thought this would be wonderful addition to [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

An evening at The Bowgie Inn, Crantock

We have heard lots about The Bowgie Inn and on a recent camping trip in Crantock thought we should give it a try. This wonderfully coloured pink pub is found perched high on the headland above Crantock Beach with magnificent views over the surf, River Gannel and Newquays Pentire headland. When you are sat on [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Food and Drink|0 Comments

The Lakeside Cabin Cafe at Nance Fishing Lakes, St Ives

The Lakeside Cabin Cafe is one of Cornwall's hidden gems. A friend recommended this place so having never even noticed it before we decided to track it down. Located on the back road to St. Ives, Nance Fishing Lakes are found nestled between Carbis Bay, Halestown and Trink. It's not really somewhere you would stumble [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Food and Drink|0 Comments

A curry at Rick Stein Fistral, Newquay

We are curry lovers. End of. After trips throughout Asia and India we definitely have a taste for the fragrant curries of the East. We have sampled many of Cornwall's curry restaurants and takeaways, as well as several of Rick Stein's seafood restaurants for a cheeky fish and chips, but never the two together. We [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Food and Drink|0 Comments