Exploring the South Coast of Cornwall from the Comfort of Trenython Manor

There’s something rather wonderful about staying in a beautiful historic property full of original features in a part of the world you adore. CLC Trenython Manor in Tywardreath, Cornwall  is one such place. In its day job, it’s part of the portfolio of CLC World Resorts & Hotels, a resort developer selling holidays through property ... Read more »

Lee Groves’ Ray Wings in a Pepper & Brown Butter Sauce

In a recent post, I shared our cooking class with chef Lee Groves, during a seafood holiday to Cornwall. Lee has kindly given this interview for Kavey Eats, and shares his recipe for Ray Wings in a Pepper Butter Sauce, below. Can you give us a little potted bio of chef Lee Groves? How did ... Read more »

Seafood Cookery Class with Lee Groves

Back in June, Pete and I were invited to spend a few days in South West Cornwall on a “Seafood Safari” holiday organised by The Food Travel Company. Based in the lovely Coswyn Barn conversion at Lanyon Cottages, our small group enjoyed an early morning trip to Newlyn Harbour, a pootle around Cornwall and two ... Read more »

Sam’s On The Beach, Polkerris, Cornwall

When this second outpost of popular Fowey bistro Sam’s describes itself as “on the beach”, it’s not kidding! from Sam’s image gallery Located in the old RNLI lifeboat station on Polkerris beach, customers can enter from the back or up the ramp and steps from the sandy beach itself. Our table by the window gives ... Read more »

Ben Tunnicliffe at The Scarlet

The Scarlet Hotel‘s restaurant is in the very capable hands of Ben Tunnicliffe, formerly of The Abbey in Penzance, where he earned a Michelin star for his cooking. Ben gives a frank, informative and sometimes amusing account of his cooking career on the hotel’s website. He also reveals his food philosophy which boils down to ... Read more »