Fifteen Cornwall Restaurant

Buttervilla and the Modern Salad Grower by Jane Sarchet

Tucked away in the far east of Cornwall is a collection of artisan growers that supply some of the country’s top restaurants with fresh salads, vegetables and herbs. This month’s sourcing trip included a trip to two of these, Buttervilla itself, and The Modern Salad Grower. The morning’s adventure kicked off at Buttervilla, the home […]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Sourcing Trips, Uncategorized and tagged on 11th September 2015


Top BBQ tips from Fifteen Cornwall’s junior sous chef Jack Bristow

Our junior sous chef Jack Bristow is a big fan of cooking over coals, and has shared with us some of his top tips for barbecuing success. So make the most of September before the evenings draw in and fire up the barbie. What are the best meats for grilling? I likes cuts with a […]

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This entry was posted in Ingredients, Other News, Restaurant, Top tips and tagged on 10th September 2015


Cornish Gypsy Cocktail Recipe

The Cornish Gypsy is an elegant cocktail and is best enjoyed as an aperitif or after dinner.  It’s a favourite of James Keast, one of our bar staff, who is remaining faithful to his Cornish roots! Here Enzo, another of our bar team, shows us how to make this simple, delicious cocktail.   Ingredients: 50ml Gin (we […]

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This entry was posted in Cocktails, Cocktails, Drinks, Recipes and tagged on 3rd September 2015


Seaside Taglierini Recipe

Taglierini of monkfish, Cornish crab, mussels and clams with fennel and parsley By Andy Appleton Serves 4 Photograph: David Loftus   Ingredients 300g firm white fish fillet, such as monkfish, gurnard or John Dory 100g prepared fresh squid, including the tentacles 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced on […]

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Great Cornish Food Festival 2015

  The Great Cornish Food Festival is back for its 12th year again this year on Truro’s Lemon Quay from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September. It is organised by Cornwall Food & Drink and is the largest event anywhere dedicated 100% to Cornish food and drink. Over the three days of the festival there will […]

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This entry was posted in Andy Appleton, Cornwall, Events and tagged on 2nd September 2015


Fresh Pasta – Fifteen Stories Part 3

Fresh Pasta – Fifteen Stories Part 3

Fifteen Stories captures Andy Appleton creating the fresh pasta that Fifteen has become synonymous with.

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This entry was posted in Andy Appleton, Fifteen Cornwall, Fifteen Stories, Ingredients, Pasta Making Classes, Restaurant and tagged on 31st August 2015


How to be a butcher, a baker and a fishmonger

Training is an essential part of what we do on the Apprentice Programme, and we believe it’s incredibly important for each of our apprentices to receive the very best. At the start of their career many chefs learn the usual knife skills, time management, methods of cooking; but what about those additional skills that form […]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Charity, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall, Our Suppliers and tagged on 28th July 2015


Crispy zucchini flowers with Amalfi lemon aioli

Serves 4 – 6 as a starter, snack or antipasti. Serve with a side or salad to make into a main dish (Image by Beth Druce)     For the battered flowers: 100g plain flour 100g corn flour 70ml white wine 150ml sparkling water Salt & pepper 8/12 zucchini flowers 200g spider crab when in […]

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Newlina Zucchini Flowers – Fifteen Stories Part 2

Newlina Zucchini Flowers – Fifteen Stories Part 2

Fifteen Stories visited Paul and Laura Salmon and discovers a ten year journey to develop a sustainable eco garden in Cornwall.

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This entry was posted in Andy Appleton, Cornwall, Cornwall, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall, Fifteen Stories, Ingredients, Our Suppliers and tagged on 27th July 2015


Fifteen Stories – Part 1

Fifteen Stories – Part 1

First in a new series exploring the people and places behind what we do.

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This entry was posted in Andy Appleton, Apprentices, Cornwall, Fifteen Stories, Restaurant, Sourcing Trips and tagged on 20th July 2015