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Truffles a taste of luxury.

Truffles are synonymous with luxury and used in high end restaurants throughout the world. Pound for pound they are one of the most expensive foods in the world. Truffles are expensive due to the high demand and the low yield. The finest truffles are those found naturally in woodland locations and are not cultivated. Add on the cost of training and keeping a dog or swine to hunt the truffle, the time taken to carefully extract the truffle from the ground and the fast transportation cost makes the delicacy a highly prized product.In 2014 a 4.16 pound white truffle dubbed the “World’s Largest’ sold as Sotheby’s auction house for $61,250. What are Truffles? A truffle is a fruiting body of...

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A Taste of Cornish Christmas.

Cornish Christmas Celebrations. A Cornish Christmas is a wonderfully magical celebration. With a delightful array of festive events throughout the season such as the Festival of Lights in Truro, The Winter Festival at the Eden Project, the Christmas lights at Mousehole and many Christmas Markets and seasonal events that all add to the enchanting time of year. There are so many special events that we wanted to capture the Cornish Christmas experience through a selection of the very best local food. We have put together a collection of hampers that we think offer an exceptional taste of Christmas in Cornwall. Christmas Bubbles & Treats. This hamper contains a bottle of the award winning 2013 Camel Valley "Cornwall" Brut, this fresh and fruity fizz, perfect for...

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Twelve Fantastic Cornish Beers and Ales

Lovers of Cornish Beer and Ale have a huge choice when it comes to independent breweries. There are independent brewers with a passion for their craft scattered throughout the county from The Cornish Chough in Mullion to St Austell Brewery in St Austell. With all this choice it can be difficult to know where to start. Our Malt & Hops Hamper has been created to appeal to seasoned ale enthusiasts and those looking to sample some of the best offerings, taking you on a taste experience which is as varied as the Cornish landscape in which these breweries are located. Cornish Beers & Ales from throughout the county. The Cornish Chough brewery is the most southerly brewery in Cornwall (and...

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