Cornish food and drink for the ultimate Cornish-style barbecue
The weather may have been a little unsettled recently, but we’re certain the sunshine will make a comeback soon so we can fire up our barbecues for some al fresco feasting!
To whet your appetite, this week’s blog features an array of delicious Cornish food and drink that will take your summer BBQs from average to exceptional and give them a distinctive Cornish edge.
Let The Primrose Herd take care of the meat course with their Family Barbecue Pack which is overflowing with award-winning, quality Cornish pork products such as pork and apple burgers, tenderloin medallions, meaty ribs, and tasty pork sausages. The Primrose Herd rear their animals in the traditional, non-intensive way, which guarantees superb flavour and, importantly, ensures good animal welfare. Served in Cornwall’s top restaurants, The Primrose Herd pork is an excellent choice for your next BBQ.
Pop a couple of bottles of Cornish Chillis sauces on the table and watch them fast disappear! We’re big fans of Cornish Chillis’ Chilli Ketchup and Myjer BBQ Sauce, both handmade with 100% Cornish-grown chillis, and sure to be popular with all your BBQ guests.
Tregida’s Fresh Fish Kebabs are great for the BBQ and come ready prepared in a pack of 3, using fresh fish from the markets in Plymouth and Looe. All that’s left for you to do is baste them in oil, add your favourite rub, barbecue, and serve with a squeeze of lime!
While you’re waiting for your supper to grill, why not spread some Cornish Blue Pâté with Fig, by The Cornish Cheese Co. onto some crusty baguette or crackers and dunk in some crudités? This smooth and creamy pâté makes a scrummy nibble whether pre- or post-BBQ!
A Cornish starter
Wow friends with a plate of plump King Scallops from Fresh Cornish Fish. This fishmonger of over 30 years stocks fish bought daily from Newlyn market and sells it nationwide via its website and shop in Cornwall.
Their king scallops are available fully cut or in a half shell, freshly prepared from the small day boat that landed them. And as the perfect accompaniment, juicy Samphire Grass is also available. This can be delivered to your door within 24 hours of order, and you can either steam or sauté it in butter, to add out-of-this-world flavour to your scallop starter!
Remarkable gin and tonic
Switch up your G&Ts with Copperfish Distillery’s Looe Gin with Fresh Kumquat (40% ABV.) This Taste of The West 2022 Gold Winner blends classic ‘London style’ original dry gin with the citrusy addition of kumquat. Add some premium tonic and enjoy with good friends!
Haywood Farm Cider are experts at making quality ciders and sell their Original Still Ciders in dry, medium, and sweet 10L boxed bags. Fabulous for parties, cider drinkers will be delighted to have their favourite appley tipple on tap! Available for purchase online, place your order today to stock up for the summer ahead.
A Cornish dessert
Round off your meal with a plate of tempting scones, jam, and cream from Cornish Cream who deliver packs of freshly baked scones straight to your home. From the Cornish Cream range, the Cornish Cream Tea with Korev Lager works perfectly for a barbecue party. Each scone is individually wrapped for freshness and comes with its own portion of jam and a generous serving of Cornish clotted cream!
When the sun goes down
As night falls, light the fire pit and wrap your hands around a mug of indulgent hot chocolate made using Red Robin Pantry‘s Hot Chocolate Truffle Bombs. Simply add to hot milk and allow your truffle bomb to melt in! Sold in a box of 6, there’s plenty for everyone in the family.
You may also like to pair your hot chocolate with Red Robin Pantry’s Jumbo Gourmet Marshmallows which come in 6 out-of-this-world flavours such as Raspberry Prosecco and Lemon & Blueberry. They’re light and fluffy, and a true delight!
Pick up all these barbecue essentials and discover a world of Cornish food and drink at Shop Cornish.