Walks in and around Boscastle No Car Needed Leave your car on our drive and take yourself off for the day with one of our packed lunches and enjoy the beautiful area of Boscastle. We are fortunate enough to be a stones’ throw away from the South West Coastal Path, a well trodden path from…

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Spring has sprung at last! We have seen the crocuses, snowdrops, primroses and daffodils lift their heads, now the tulips are starting to grow too. Flora Flora and fauna are popping up everywhere. The bluebells and wild garlic have started their journey. All around us here in Forrabury and down in the village, the daffodils…

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I have tried a few biscuit recipes in my time whilst running our B&B here in Cornwall. I like to bake lemon shortbread rounds for our B&B guests to enjoy although every so often I like to change the flavour and orange shortbread goes down a treat too. For occasions like Valentines Day I add…

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Many people who come and stay with us at The Old Parsonage tell us they enjoy our homemade granola and have asked for the recipe so I thought it would be a good idea to include it here on our website. Our granola is based upon the BBC’s ‘Good for you’ granola recipe. I have…

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Our Favourite Paintings at The Old Parsonage January 2021 I would like to apologise for being very lax indeed with my blog posts, no excuse other than I tend to prefer posting onto our Facebook and Instagram pages.  However, one of my resolutions this year is to try to write a blog at least once…

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Recipe for Orange Drizzle Loaf This is a great recipe for orange drizzle, you can add the butter cream icing for the middle or not, it’s entirely up to you. This recipe is taken from the ‘Mary Berry Everyday’ recipe book (I know, I know but her recipes are just so good & foolproof, well they are for…

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I have recently purchased a wonderful waffle maker (Cuisinart ) and decided to try out one of the recipes on my youngest son! The recipe was quite straight forward and is listed below :- Ingredients 250g plain flour 7g (1 ½  tsps) baking powder 20g caster sugar 5g (1 tsp) salt 475ml milk 2 eggs 30ml vegetable oil…

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Making marmalade We have had a rather wet start to 2018 and I thought what better way to get through the damp weather than by making marmalade ready for our breakfasts this year. It was my first attempt and I am rather pleased with the results! I didn’t have a clue on how to make this marvellous preserve…

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  2018 has started in a flurry of frosty mornings and crispy cold days and what we need is a little bit of comfort. As it happens, I am ready to start experimenting with new cake recipes, this is my idea of comfort. My cousin, Kathy, and her family came to visit a couple of…

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