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 25

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 25

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 25: In our fields and hedgerows are plants that are delicious as well as plants that are deadly, as Rick learns from a professional forager who takes him on a tour around the beautiful Camel Estuary. Inspired, Rick creates his own version of a Greek Horta pie with foraged greens.     Afterwards, it’s a trip down memory lane with his long-time fish supplier Matthew Stevens, who remembers Cornwall before the tourists came. Over a pint…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 24

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 24: Rick is in Falmouth, discovering that far from being 'that bit on the end of Britain’, Cornwall used to be at the very heart of the British Empire’s communication system and is still very much a working port today.     It was the seas around Cornwall that inspired author William Golding to write his famous novel Lord of the Flies, and his daughter Judy tells Rick how her father was horrified by what he…

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 23: On a visit to a dairy, Rick meets a man who is paid to eat 700 samples of cheese a week and cooks his sumptuous cheese and chive scones. His next stop is the salty old fishing town of Newlyn, the unlikely setting of one of Britain’s most revolutionary art movements. Rick discovers an intriguing tale of deception behind one of the most famous paintings produced here.     In this new series Rick Stein…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 22

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 22: Rick boards the ferry in Penzance to take him to the Isles of Scilly, a group of islands which were once part of Cornwall. Here, he finds out about the islands’ rich history, including one of the Royal Navy’s worst shipping disasters in which 1,500 men lost their lives.     In the world-famous gardens of Tresco, Rick meets a beekeeper attempting to breed a native Scillonian honeybee to deal with the harsh Atlantic climate.…

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Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 21

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 21: Cornish king crab is on the menu for Rick as he heads out of Newquay to catch and cook this tasty crustacean. Afterwards, he takes a trip inland to Bodmin Moor to meet Robin Hanbury Tenison, one of the 20th century’s last great explorers.     His farm is home to one of Cornwall’s most ambitious rewilding projects, where Robin’s son, Merlin, has recently introduced a pair of wild beavers who are doing their best…

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