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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 5

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 5

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 5: Rick Stein meets his good friend, the actor and comedian Barry Humphries, who fell in love with Cornwall in the 1960s when he escaped London to develop his now famous character, Dame Edna Everage, with near-disastrous consequences. Barry talks about his friendship with Britain’s favourite poet, John Betjeman, and asks Rick to review his homemade fishcakes. Rick also goes fishing for crab, before cooking a simple yet delicious crab omelette. And he takes a dip…

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 4

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 4

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 4: The town of Launceston in east Cornwall is bypassed by many who visit the county, yet Rick discovers that it’s home to an unusual superstition and a rare type of Norman castle. In the far west of Cornwall, Rick meets Graham Fitkin and Ruth Wall, two musicians who combine modern and traditional ways to make some extraordinary compositions. Rick rounds off his trip by cooking an alfresco dish of Cornish mussels with cider.    …

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 3

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 3

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 3: Rick Stein meets young chef Tom Adams, who runs Combeshead Farm, a leading field-to-fork restaurant in Cornwall. Here they grow and produce all of their own food, from sourdough bread to pork pies, as well as rearing a small heard of Mangalitsa pigs, a hairy, old-world breed which produces exquisite hams. Rick tries out a new recipe – pork chops with a sloe berry sauce – before moving on to the village of Rock, where…

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 2

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 2

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 2: Deep in the Cornish countryside, Rick Stein takes us to meet an extraordinary family who are making some of the best Gouda cheese in Britain, from which he cooks a tortilla dish with caramelised apples, onions and Cornish Gouda. In the fishing village of Mevagissey, he discovers the origins of the sea shanty and the history of the pilchard fishing industry, when shoals of pilchards were so large they would attract killer whales.    …

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 1

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 1

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 1: In this episode, Rick takes us to the place where his passion for Cornwall began – his family home at Trevose Head on the north Cornish coast, where as a child he would go fishing with his father.     He explores the wild yet beautiful landscape of the Land’s End peninsula with the artist Kurt Jackson before heading to the tranquillity of an heritage apple orchard preserved by head gardener John Harris. Here Rick…

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