A Cornish girl's food adventures

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Cherry and mascarpone pasties

Cherry and mascarpone pasties

I think this post might be my biggest tribute to my Grandmas baking yet. She was a pretty decent cook, although she mostly stuck to the ‘meat and two veg’ type recipes of her era, but my goodness was she a good baker. This was […]

Dinky crab & chili pasties

Dinky crab & chili pasties

Crab was a particular speciality where we were living in the USA. Hauled out of the Chesapeake and boiled up with Old Bay seasoning or turned into delicious crab cakes. It’s a delicacy back home in Cornwall too, freshly picked and eaten in sandwiches. I’ve […]

Gool Peran Lowen!

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Happy St Piran’s Day!

St Piran is the patron saint of Cornwall and tin miners and 5th of March is Cornwall’s national day. It’s a day of celebration back home and Cornish people are very (and rightly so) proud of their culture and heritage so it seems appropriate to offer up some traditional Cornish treats…

I think we’ll have pasties for dinner and fairings for ‘afters’ as we say in Cornwall! If I could source a pint of Doom Bar to wash it down with then Mr Colonial Cravings would be a very happy man…

PASTIES

PASTIES

Not calzone, not empanadas, good old fashioned Cornish pasties. Common as muck back home but nigh-on impossible to track down in my new neck of the woods. Having grown up In Cornwall this is one of my top comfort foods and so ironically it becomes […]