We’re delighted to hear from Paul in Corwall (Truro) that they are embarking on the Cornish Diet. Paul writes: “We have just launched the Cornish Diet, and in support of that we have constructed an initial directory of local producers , currently 70“. This is fantastic news and undoubtedly Cornwall has incredible food traditions in seafood and in dairy.
“Fife and Cornwall share many common features – they are both peninsula counties with long coast-lines and are both predominantly rural. Fife has a population of 360,500, an area of 507sq miles and 115 miles of costline. Cornwall has a population of 501,265, and area of 1376 sq miles and 433 miles of coastline. Cornwall, therefore, has more acreage per person – but undoubtedly has to support a higher tourist population than Fife.”
The reasons for attempting to adopt a Cornwall diet are:-