Stein’s at Home

Sent from Cornwall with love

If like us, dining out in your favourite restaurant, pub or café is something that you’re really missing during lockdown or you’ve had to cancel your much-loved winter break in Cornwall, we’ve got the antidote for your Kernow cravings…

Meals with a view in Cornwall

We know Cornwall has some fantastic coastal scenery, and it has some fantastic places to eat, so why not put the two together and create a list?

THE PIG’s Spiced Pumpkin Pie Recipe

A friendly and relaxed country hotel, THE PIG at Harlyn Bay has an inviting bar, cosy lounges all with open fires, sink in sofas, eclectic interiors and serves unfussy and hyper-local food in its restaurant. With an obsessive commitment to home grown local produce and a serious love of all things local, the garden and kitchen teams work hand in hand to create the restaurant's 25-mile menu, which is supported by local farmers and small producers, who supply anything that the team cannot grow or produce themselves.

Seven Starry Events this Christmas

This year's Christmas is going to be like nothing we have known before, but with a bit of magic we can make the most of it...Here in Cornwall we still have plenty of events going on....

An Autumnal Feast from Truro School Cookery

Aj and Maria from Truro School Cookery were asked to provided Visit Cornwall with an Autumnal dish to cook for those chilly nights after a windswept walk on the cliffs, But...

Aj and Maria have rather differing views about Autumn.

Christmas tips from Truro School Cookery’

Aj looks forward to Christmas all year, and his cottage is already festooned with twinkly lights and homegrown holly. The salmon smoker in his garden is hard at work curing his Christmas morning breakfast, his pantry is lined with jars of homemade mincemeat, chilli jelly and Christmas chutney and his homemade gifts of allotment elderflower cordial, pickled beetroot and green tomato jam are waiting to be wrapped in his hand printed paper. Margot the cockapoo is enjoying wearing her home-knitted woolly jumper and her Christmas Eve collar is hung up over the fireplace ready for the 24th.

Ali Pumfrey Chef

Ali Pumfrey is a bespoke caterer and private chef specialising in cooking healthy food using local suppliers in Cornwall. She made the move to Cornwall in 2020 to find a positive in what has been a surreal and strange year for most of us.