In this new series Rick Stein reveals the Cornwall that he knows and loves: a unique part of the British isles with a strong sense of identity and a history rooted in its Celtic past.
With his famous natural inquisitiveness, Rick shares the road less travelled – championing the food, history, music, art and culture of the county many locals argue should be a country in its own right.

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 15

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 15

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 15: As Rick’s Cornish odyssey comes to an end, he takes a city break in Truro, where he discovers an unusual ghost story and tours the magnificent cathedral.     Deep in the Cornish countryside is a family passionate about offal, who prepare Rick a delicious meal of pickled ox tongue and beef heart tacos. In Cornwall’s most northerly parish, Rick tells the story of an eccentric vicar, Robert Stephen Hawker, who would retrieve and bury…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 14

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 14: West Penwith is as far west as it is possible to go in mainland England. Rick explores its rich and diverse history, from Lamorna Cove, made famous through song and art, to the UNESCO-protected tin and copper mining area of Botallack, where Rick talks with a mining explorer.     With the Atlantic sea mist enveloping the landscape, Rick follows an ancient track in search of Cornwall’s oldest building. And from the safety of his…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 13

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 13: Rick is at Tintagel in Cornwall, where he discovers that it was an important trading port with Europe and the birthplace of perhaps Britain’s greatest legend, the tale of King Arthur.     At Camborne, once the richest mining area in the world, Rick explores how the Methodist religious movement was so important to Cornwall, and how Methodists would cook a rather unusual bun during special feast days. And on the Roseland Peninsula, Rick meets…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 12

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 12: Rick is on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula. He begins his journey at a spot thought to have been visited by Jesus, which inspired the hymn Jerusalem. At the picturesque town of St Mawes, he embarks on a tour of the bay with Alex and Olga Polizzi, who own one of Cornwall’s most luxurious hotels.     At one of the county’s oldest butchers, Rick looks into the ancient practice and benefits of ageing meat, before…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 11

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 11: Rick explores the beating heart of the postwar British modern art movement in the seaside town of St Ives, the home of leading artists such as Barbara Hepworth and Terry Frost.     At the Lizard Peninsula, known locally as the graveyard of all shipping, Rick heads out to sea to fish for a delicious seasonal visitor, the red mullet. And on the wild coast at Land's End, Rick discovers that Cornwall has a rather…

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