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14th July 2017

Cornwall is spoilt for choice for places to eat and drink, whether you’re looking for a chic city location, somewhere by the sea, a cosy pub or a grand hotel – there’s something for everyone.

Take a look at a few of our favourite places to eat this summer:

Mannings Truro

20th June 2017

Cornwall is renowned for its golden beaches, awe-inspiring scenery and delectable range of foodie haunts - so it’s the perfect place to explore when the sun is shining (and even when it’s not). Take a look at our top five things to do in the county this summer:

Visit Porthtowan Beach

14th June 2017

Cheese Please!

Our award-winning Farm Shop now has the addition of a yummy deli counter, filled with antipasti delights, charcuterie and of course, cheese. Take a look at a few of our favourites below.

Caerphilly

13th June 2017

Etherington’s Farm Shop would like to introduce our new butcher Paul, who brings with him over 30 years of butchery experience and will be joining Simon and Scott behind our butchery counter at Wheal Rose.

We’ve got to know him a little better, finding out why he got into the job, his favourite cuts and a few insights into the man himself.

9th June 2017

World Gin Day is celebrated on the second Saturday in June every year, and is a global celebration of all things gin! In our award-winning farm shop, we have a range of wonderful west-country tipples perfect for making cocktails, drinking straight up, or creating a classic G & T! Take a look at a few of our favourites below:

Tarquin’s Special Edition ‘Yeghes Da’

2nd June 2017

Grab the grill, dust off the comedy apron and retrieve the tongs from the shed, it’s barbecue season! This week is the 21st National BBQ Week, which promotes and encourages alfresco cooking and dining.

To make the most of your barbecue this weekend, take a look at our five top tips for a successful grilling:

A good soaking

10th May 2017

In conversation with Tara, our Farm Shop Manager

Tara is the face of our Farm Shop and the driving force behind the carefully sourced selection of products and the award-winning levels of service our customers enjoy. We thought we’d get to know her a little better - finding out a few of her favourite things about her job and top tips for shopping locally.

25th April 2017

With Great British Beef Week in full swing and running until the 1st of May, we thought we’d speak to our Head Butcher Simon - who has been in the trade for nearly 40 years - to find out his favourite cuts of beef, the best way to cook steak and a few other handy hints and tips.

13th April 2017

 

For many, wedding food is an essential part of the big day, from canapes and three course meals, to on-trend sweet tables and midnight snacks for guests seeing in the early hours. If you’re planning on tying the knot soon, why not give your guests a true taste of Cornwall, with our delicious range of wedding pastys?

10th April 2017

The humble harmony of succulent beef, chopped vegetables and crumbly pastry has become one of Cornwall’s most iconic symbols. Popular in the past with miners due to its handy shape with inbuilt ‘handle’ (the crimped crust was for holding and then throwing away, so the miners’ dirty hands didn’t contaminate their meal) and ability to hold its heat for several hours.

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