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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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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 18

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 18

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 18: Rick meets Springwatch presenter and biologist Gillian Burke, who takes Rick on a walk through a rare habitat called an Atlantic temperate rainforest on the banks of the Helford River. Rick also follows his passion for cured meats when he discovers a husband-and-wife team making premium Cornish salami. And at Tresillian House, he cooks up a childhood dish of high tea with breaded ham, new potatoes and homemade salad cream, which he shares with head…

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 17

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 17

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 17: Rick Stein travels to St Ives to meet one of Britain’s little-known artists, Alfred Wallis. In the shadow of Bodmin Moor, Rick visits a very rare collection of medieval stained-glass windows in the church of St Neot. It is here he ticks off an item on his bucket list by taking part in a rather unusual celebration called Oak Apple Day, marking the occasion when Charles II became king.     And on the Cornish…

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Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 16

Rick Stein’s Cornwall episode 16

Rick Stein's Cornwall episode 16: Rick Stein takes a trip back in time to his early days running a nightclub in Padstow before a bracing dip in Bude's stunning sea pool. Then Rick braves the notoriously wild Atlantic waters to learn about the ancient fishing method of handlining at Sennen Cove off Land’s End. The catch of the day is some deliciously plump pollock, which Rick uses to make the ultimate fish pie for the head gardener of Tresillian House,…

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