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Cornish Fare: Ice Cream

I was recently fortunate enough to spend a week in Cornwall. My Mum tells me we went there occasionally when I was a little kid, but I don’t remember it. She also tells me that one morning I cycled round the garden on my tricycle picking up crusts left out for the birds and eating them.

Don’t worry, I wasn’t undernourished. Probably just fancied a quick snack on the go…

Anyway before H and I went, I had naturally done some food research and generated a list of ice-cream producers whose wares I wanted to try.

In the end we only managed a few (unfriendly weather conditions in the latter part of the week led to us bunkering down somewhat), but they were all good so I wanted to share them with you.

ice-cream and clotted cream

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Over the last few weeks we have been coming up with more and more elaborate ways to create delicious dishes from two gooseberry bushes that reside in the garden.

I’m always slightly baffled by gooseberries. For some reason they ended up in a “can be eaten straight off the plant” slot in my brain, alongside raspberries, strawberries and the like.


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