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Cornish Pasty Week 2024 – Supporting Local Schools

Cornish Pasty Week 2024 will see pasty makers around the county raising money for local schools and inspiring the next generation of cooks and bakers. In 2023, Cornish Pasty Week introduced the Cornish Pasty Community Fund, with pasty makers raising a whopping £14,500 for a local food redistribution charity. This year the fund will support […]

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Cornish pasties without proper pastry?

Cornish pasties have been in the news after the Cornwall NHS Trust announced they are experimenting with alternatives made with filo pastry or pasta. Our view is that the Cornish pasty recipe has stood the test of time and will continue to do so. Part of the reason the Cornish pasty became so popular is because […]

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Redruth Pasty Festival – a day to remember

The annual Redruth Pasty and Mining Festival took place over last weekend and we were delighted to be involved, helping youngsters to get to grips with the art of pasty-making. Within the Make Your Own Pasty Marquee, over 250 children created their very own pasty, complete with the crimp, and then got to take home […]

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  To kick off the first-ever Cornish Pasty Week (25th February – 3rd March 2018), the Cornish Pasty Association, the trade association behind this initiative, will be taking the Cornish pasty to the capital. Follow the travels of Mr & Mrs Pasty, who via the sleeper service, courtesy of GWR, will arrive in the early […]

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World Pasty Championships – the best yet

Thousands of people flocked to the Eden Project on St Piran’s Day – Cornwall’s National Day – to celebrate the county’s most famous foodstuff. More than 200 pasties were entered into the eight classes covering amateurs, professionals, juniors and companies. Luisa Ead claimed victory in the Cornish Pasty Company category on behalf of her family’s Chough […]

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Top bakers on show at World Pasty Championships

We are getting ready for the World Pasty Championships at the Eden Project next Saturday 5 March and it’s St Piran’s Day! There will be a whole host of pasty related fun throughout the day. We will be hosting three sessions where children under 12 will make their own pasties under the expert tuition of a […]

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Entries are open for 2016 World Pasty Championships

Get ready… and bake! It’s time to show off your talents in the World Pasty Championships. Entries are now open  for the competition at the Eden Project in Cornwall on March 5 next year. The championships are traditionally held on the Saturday before St Piran’s Day and next year will be the first time the two […]

World Pasty Championship 2016

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Cornish Pasty Association announces new Chair

Jason Jobling, director of Warrens Bakery, based in St Just on the far western tip of Cornwall, has become the new Chair of the Cornish Pasty Association, following the Association’s recent AGM. The Association represents the interests of pasty-makers of all sizes throughout the county and created the groundswell that led the EU to grant […]

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World Pasty Championships 2015

Ask any Cornishman who makes the best pasties and they will almost certainly tell you – “Mother!” Now one man – John Lethbridge of the Fisherman’s Friends (no less) – can rightfully claim that to be true, after his 88 year old mother won the coveted title of 2015 World Pasty Champion in the amateur […]

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The Cornish Pasty is one of the ‘top 80 global foods’

A list of the top 80 global foods compiled by Kenwood has included the Cornish pasty. The company’s “Around the World in 80 Plates” has been compiled by a panel of global food experts. A spokesperson from the Cornish Pasty Association said: “Few traditional foods have stood the test of time as well as the Cornish […]

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