far the most comprehensive biographical survey yet published on the art and artists of the period, Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall 1880-1940 is an indispensable resource for collectors, curators and dealers. It will also be a delight both visually and for its literary content for the general reader.
The Newlyn School of artists has long been a remarkable British phenomenon and even into the twenty-first century continues to fascinate. This dictionary and source-book brings together many contributions; whether reproduced from contemporaneous archive material or written from todays modern standpoint. At the core of the book are biographies of the many artists and craftspeople working in Newlyn, Lamorna and Penzance, extending into St Ives and the surrounding areas.
Takes you on a delicious baking journey through Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. Rediscover classic cake recipes and learn about their fascinating history while adding new and creative baking ideas to your own collection.
This beautiful edition of The Poldark Cookery Book, by author Winston Graham's wife, Jean M. Graham, presents the recipes and the wherewithal for you to cook up your very own Poldark Christmas. Along with dozens of festive treats inspired by the Poldark novels, here you will find ample homely recipes for traditional West Country fare. From Figgy Obbin Pudding to the Nampara staple of Baked Pilchards, there are both inventively thrifty and sumptuously indulgent recipes aplenty that will delight fans of the Poldark series starring Aidan Turner and food enthusiasts alike.
Times columnist Lindsey Bareham has produced the definitive recipe book on that great Cornish invention...The Pasty. As well as the classic Cornish Pasty, Lindsey gives us many Pasty outtakes from its varied culinary history to the journeys it experienced as the ubiquitous food of the Cornish miner. Lindsey has created a worldwide list of recipes spanning from Mexico and Brazil to Australia, and even manages to include some pudding pasties!
John Harding was just eight and a half years old when war was declared in 1939. His is the `Voice of a schoolboy' in this remarkable memoir of an idyllic childhood spent In Cornwall against the background of the dark clouds of war.
Moving from Bristol to Plymouth in what has been described as `England's darkest hour', he, together with his mother, brother and sisters, experience the horrors of the Blitz, as a result of which - joined by their father - they move to the remote and seemingly peaceful region bordering the Fal estuary in Cornwall.