Friday, June 20, 2008

Pengenna Pasties and Scones with Cornish Clotted Cream








Everyone told me to wait until I got to Cornwall to eat a real Cornish pasty. And since the Cornish Clotted Cream is legendary, I was geared up for that, too!
We found Pengenna Pasties and Tea Room in Tintagel. Pengenna is well-known in Cornwall for their home-made pasties and their scones using "original family recipes." A pasty is described as a "hearty meal wrapped in a delicious pastry." I ordered the Traditional Pasty (beef, potato, swede and onion.) It was too hearty for me, so I only ate about half of it. Next came an order of their famous scones and "real" Cornish Clotted Cream. Yum! After our walk to the castle ruins, we picked up a few pastries and scones to go at the Pengenna Bakery and to take back to the B&B for a light picnic supper later that evening.
Note: My fellow tea-loving, scone-making Blog friends can just imagine how much I enjoyed stepping into the bakery to watch this scone-making process!! Woo-Hoo!

2 comments:

BritGal' Sarah said...

Fabulous, I miss both Pasties and Clotted Cream tea's but my waist does not!

chloeandrudy said...

Yes, visiting the kitchens are the best, to see how things are made! Did they share any tips on making scones?
I'd love to try a Cornish pasty. Maybe I can find something similar in Victoria next month.
Val- ATAA

 

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