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One word, ‘pasty’.

Ansom!

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What Makes The Perfect Cornish Pasty? [INFOGRAPHIC] #Cornish #pasty

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Still outside, it’s been some time…

Sometime around 1997, I wrote the piece below.   ‘We’re going outside and we may be some time’ I reflected back on it eight years ago. I wrote about trying to understand the idea of seeking pilgrimage, finding something significant, central to or ‘at the heart of’ a person’s worldview. A seeking to discover, understand, or […]

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Cornish Hevva Cake

Jan. 2018, update to the below: Stick in mixed spice and chopped up crystallised ginger for n extra punch! It’s been a while since we posted a recipe, and we can’t believe we haven’t posted this one before. A staple food while growing up in West Cornwall, Heavy Cake is still loved by my ‘East […]

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Pasties from the homeland.

A Cornishman cannot survive on bread alone. An occasional supply of pasties from Kernow is needed to keep him sane. OK ideally we make ‘um ourselves but even the Cornish buy ‘um from shops. Most buy tiddy oggies weekly. I used to get batches sent up from warrensbakery.co.uk in Penzance and to be honest I […]

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Cornish Pasties – on a budget?

Being 300+ miles from the homeland can cause a fading Cornishman to suffer from Pasty Withdrawal, and this is not a good thing. We have been known to send for emergency supplies from Warrrens, which I have to say are good. Even ‘ansome’ when the withdrawal is severe. But this time, with budgets an issue […]

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Pilgrimage, going outside for some time…

Gotta make it positive! (says the little sprite on my right shoulder).  Awwh *!£#@!##%! !*#&*! (says the little !*#&* on t’other)… It must have been 15 years or so ago that I wrote “We’re going outside, I may be sometime…” ‘We’re going outside and we may be some time’ Twenty-five years I grew, nurtured on […]

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Don’t tell ma Cornish Cousins…

Carrot and mushrooms?! I’ll be struck off!!To be honest we usually put Mushrooms in but our oggies but this time we also were short of turnip (or swede to you english) and so carrot it had to be! (carrot with a tad cardamom cumin & honey). Yup, I might as well be Devonian, the relies will […]

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JPR Archive

Archives… 2008-2002 Time flies… Monday, 8 December 2008 Well time flies when you’re having fun! Em and I are well, if a little tattered around the edges. The little ladies keep us on our toes and Emma especially deserves a medal for keeping it all together. Abbie J. is 3 and a half now and […]