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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 23

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 23

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 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

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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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 20

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 20

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 20: Following in the footsteps of one of his literary heroes, Rick roams the dramatic north Cornish coast to tell the story of one of Britain’s best-loved writers, Thomas Hardy, and his little-known love affair with a Cornishwoman.     Another famous writer, Dylan Thomas, dubbed Rick’s next stop, Mousehole, as ‘the loveliest village in Britain’. It’s here that Rick discovers the origins of the iconic Cornish dish stargazy pie. A short distance away, Rick joins…

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 19

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 19

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 19: Cornwall has more than its fair share of folktales. Perhaps the most famous is found near Land’s End, where Rick recounts the tale of the Mermaid of Zennor.     A short distance away, Rick joins a small army of seaweed harvesters who are feeding an increasing appetite for a natural food more common in Japan. Further inland is a racetrack that is home to some of the best Cornish banger-and-stock car racing drivers. And…

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