A big welcome to Cohort 12

A big welcome to Cohort 12
Next Monday, our new apprentice chefs from Cohort 12 start their first week in the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen.  This marks the next stage in their journey which started back in October with our recruitment activity day. A shortlist of applicants were selected to join us at RAF St Mawgan where the 505 Wessex Squadron donated [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall, Sourcing Trips, Suppliers on 14th April 2017



Italian agretti

Italian agretti
We have a great relationship with our suppliers; along with the Cornish seasonal produce we buy, we also source specialist ingredients from Italy. This morning we received a delivery of agretti from La Credenza. Also known as Monk's Beard, agretti is a succulent, similar to samphire with a slightly salty, grassy, mineral flavour. It is [...]

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This entry was posted in Ingredients, Suppliers, What's in season on 17th February 2017



Coffee by numbers – a trip to Origin Coffee

Coffee by numbers – a trip to Origin Coffee
‘With the smell of freshly roasted coffee in the air, we knew we were close’ said James Catherall our Bar Manager, who along with the rest bar team recently spent a day with our friends Origin Coffee at their roastery in Helston. Our bar team recently visited Origin to learn the importance of speciality coffee. Origin [...]

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This entry was posted in Drinks, Suppliers on 6th April 2016





Our apprentices have gone quackers at Cornish Duck by Jane Sarchet

  Last month’s sourcing trip saw the Fifteen Cornwall trainee chefs visit Cornish Duck, the glorious farm in central Cornwall that supplies the restaurant with the most wonderful free range duck.   The students had a tour of the farm, hatchery and processing rooms which included a quick lesson in poultry butchery. Watching them take […]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Sourcing Trips, Suppliers on 2nd October 2015




Primrose Herd Sourcing Trip by Jane Sarchet

I’m guessing there aren’t many people that would get excited at the prospect of visiting a pig farm early on a mizzly grey morning, but I knew that hanging out with the Fifteen Cornwall apprentices at <a href="http://www find more information.primroseherd.co.uk/”>Primrose Herd was going to be a whole lot of fun. After introductions and a […]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Sourcing Trips, Suppliers on 20th July 2015




Top Three Tuscan Buys from our Online Shop

Top Three Tuscan Buys from our Online Shop
FONTODI OLIVE OIL The punchiest, pepperiest oil you can buy. Amazing for dressing big meats like beef and lamb or mix two parts Fontodi to one part Volpaia vinegar and a little honey for a super simple salad dressing AMEDEI CHOCOLATES “They’re Yummy!” says our Marketing Assistant Kelly, and that’s just the start. Crafted by […]

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This entry was posted in Suppliers on 24th October 2014