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Rick Stein programme Cornwall

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mrsmopp Sun 24-Jan-21 00:52:05

My ancestors for many generations worked as tin and copper miners (women and children too) tand life was very hard. They wouldn’t recognize these images of Cornwall as it’s changed so much. We have the best scenery in the world now and we love it. Cornish and proud!!

Whitewavemark2 Fri 22-Jan-21 08:41:28

muse

Just finished watching Ep3. I've lived in mid Cornwall for nearly 50 years. Moved here when I was 22. Love the programme but sorry Rick the winters are not warm and frost free. They are wet and miserable when you have to work outside. Tonight a frost is already forming. 4th this winter. Yet again we've had a wet late autumn and winter with almost constant drizzle, showers and a few downpours. Mustn't moan, those with the floods are suffering so much.

He's making me think though, I must take some time out and get to see these lovely places when it's safe to do so and also out of season.

I’m Cornish but don’t live there. I do think of it as home though and make frequent visits, and yes it gets a lot of wind, rain and drizzle far more than where I now live in the South East.

I have diaries of my aunt talking about taking buckets of snow from out of the loft.

Kim19 Fri 22-Jan-21 01:05:36

Yes, I'm thoroughly enjoying it too. Just perfect timing after my meal.

muse Fri 22-Jan-21 00:57:15

Just finished watching Ep3. I've lived in mid Cornwall for nearly 50 years. Moved here when I was 22. Love the programme but sorry Rick the winters are not warm and frost free. They are wet and miserable when you have to work outside. Tonight a frost is already forming. 4th this winter. Yet again we've had a wet late autumn and winter with almost constant drizzle, showers and a few downpours. Mustn't moan, those with the floods are suffering so much.

He's making me think though, I must take some time out and get to see these lovely places when it's safe to do so and also out of season.

Ellianne Thu 21-Jan-21 22:21:08

I've been enjoying the series. It's right up my street, in more ways than one! The scenery is beautiful in all weathers and the cameras get some stunning shots.
I agree Rick Stein is very down to earth and gets people to open up about their lives and experiences in Cornwall. His recipes in the programme aren't to posh or complicated.
Ohmother you're right how he puts his knife and fork down after one mouthful, but I believe that is so the cameraman gets a shot of the food throughout, almost to show it off.

Ohmother Thu 21-Jan-21 22:03:17

Myself and OH are watching and enjoying it. There are some interesting areas and we find it so relaxing to watch.

We take bets on wether he really likes what he’s tasting of other people’s cooking. If he doesn’t he seems to take one forkful, compliments it, and then puts his fork down to chat. 😂

Deedaa Thu 21-Jan-21 21:16:48

It's been very good. When Caroline Quentin did Cornwall a couple of years ago it all seem aimed at the "Boutique Hotel" clientele. Rick is rather more down to earth. In spite of my 25 years in Cornwall I had never realised that the tin mine were a Victorian tourist attraction.

mercedez Thu 21-Jan-21 17:57:01

Great programme. We’ve even discussed moving there from Kent.

EllanVannin Thu 21-Jan-21 12:54:41

I've always enjoyed Rick Steins global cookery jaunts. It's his genuine interest in people and places and their ways with food which he's always willing to try. He seems to take everything in his stride.

Kate1949 Thu 21-Jan-21 12:48:02

It's lovely isn't it? We always watch Rick Stein.
There are a few programmes about Cornwall at the moment. Julia Bradbury has one walking in Cornwall. There is also one about Devon and Cornwall and one about the fishermen of Cornwall. All delightful.

Granarchist Thu 21-Jan-21 12:43:12

Its a lovely programme. Respite from all the horrid stuff going on in the world.

Redhead56 Thu 21-Jan-21 10:37:37

Anybody else watching this programme I think it’s really interesting. Rick goes to a different part of Cornwall talks about history meets locals and cooks a local dish.
I was particularly interested last night as he was in Camborne in fact he went past my brothers old house. My brother bought and renovated a tin miners cottage then moved to Wallasey on the Wirral.