Cornwall, with its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage, is not only a visual treat but also a culinary delight. We've curated a selection of the finest Cornish treats that will entice your taste buds and capture the essence of this remarkable region at Classic Cornish Hampers. Join us on a culinary adventure as we reveal the Top 10 Cornish treats essential for creating or selecting the perfect hamper - a symphony of flavours that reflects the heart and soul of Cornwall.
Cornish Cream Tea Classics:
No Cornish hamper is complete without the timeless duo of clotted cream and strawberry jam. Delight in the tradition of Cornish cream teas with these quintessential pairings, perfect for spreading generously over freshly baked scones.
Artisanal Cornish Cheeses:
Discover the distinctive flavours of Cornwall's artisanal cheeses, crafted with passion and expertise. From the deliciously smooth Cornish Brie to the creamy Cornish Blue, each cheese tells a story of the region's dairy heritage.
Heavenly Cornish Fudge:
Indulge in the velvety sweetness of Cornish fudge, a confectionery marvel that melts in your mouth. Handcrafted using traditional recipes, our fudges are a true testament to the skilled candy makers of Cornwall. Our favourites are Buttermilk Clotted Cream Fudge and Rodda's Clotted Cream Fudge.
Cornish Sea Salt Sensation:
Elevate your culinary creations with the pure taste of Cornish sea salt. Mined from the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, this gourmet seasoning enhances both sweet and savoury dishes, providing a pinch of coastal perfection.
Traditional Cornish Pasties:
Experience the authentic taste of Cornwall with the world-renowned Cornish pasty. Filled with succulent meats, vegetables, and seasoned to perfection, these handheld delights are a symbol of Cornish culinary craftsmanship.
Top Recommendations for Cornish Pasties:
Cornish Seaside Confections:
Let your taste buds embark on a seaside adventure with Cornish confections like sea salted caramels and chocolate-covered honeycomb. Immerse yourself in the sweet and salty symphony reminiscent of Cornwall's coastal charm.
Cornish Orchards' Artisanal Ciders:
Raise a glass to Cornwall's bountiful orchards with artisanal ciders that capture the essence of the region's crisp apples. From traditional scrumpy to fruity blends, savour the refreshing taste of Cornish cider.
Top Three Ciders:
Cornish Gins and Crafted Spirits:
Raise the spirits of your hamper with Cornwall's finest gins and crafted spirits. Distilled with botanicals inspired by the region's landscapes, these beverages add a touch of Cornish sophistication to any celebration.