Seaweed Foraging in Cornwall and the ISles of Sciily

Making the sea a supermarket

For­ager and author Rachel Lam­bert was filmed by the BBC, talk­ing about sea­weeds. Watch her here. Rachel is the author of the very pop­u­lar Sea­weed For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly, pub­lished in our Pock­et Corn­wall series. 



Tim Hubbard at the Port Eliot Festival!

Tim Hub­bard, author of The Great Gar­dens of Corn­wall: The People and their Plants, will be at the Port Eli­ot Fest­iv­al on Fri­day, 28 July. He’ll be talk­ing with Iain Dav­ies, Head of Gar­dens and Estate at Heligan, about the Cornish her­it­age of the great plant hunters, and reflect­ing on the hor­ti­cul­tur­al sig­ni­fic­ance of Corn­wall.



More on The Great Gardens of Cornwall at Chelsea

Corn­wall Live tells ‘How we wowed at Chelsea Flower Show’.

Author Tim Hub­bard (right) with Alan Titch­marsh at the Chelsea Flower Show, 2017.




Alan Titchmarsh with Tim Hubbard’s new book at Chelsea Flower Show!

Alan Titch­marsh launches The Great Gar­dens of Corn­wall: The People and their Plants at the Chelsea Flower Show! The Daily Tele­graph today shows him on the Tregoth­nan stand with Tim Hub­bard’s new book, which cel­eb­rates twenty-five years of The Great Gar­dens of Corn­wall:

Alan Titchmarsh lauches Great Gardens of Cornwall on the Tregothnan stand.




We’re number 1!

Tim Hub­bard’s book The Great Gar­dens of Corn­wall: The People and their Plants heads the chart of Top 10 Books in the West­ern Morn­ing News on Sat­urday 6 May. ‘A well illus­trated, use­ful guide’ is the ver­dict of the list’s com­piler – The Book­shop, Liskeard.



Fowey Festival

Fowey Rachel LambertThe Fowey Fest­iv­al is cel­eb­rat­ing its twenty-first anniversary this year! Our award-win­ning author and for­aging guide, Rachel Lam­bert, will lead a sea­weed for­ay down to Ready­money Beach on the morn­ing of Tues­day 9 May. Find out more and book tick­ets here. But hurry – num­bers are lim­ited!

Later in the day, Rachel will give an illus­trated talk entitled Super Sea­weeds: Cel­eb­rat­ing Cornish Sea Veget­ables. You can book for that here.

Rachel Lam­bert is the author of Sea­weed For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly, which received a Gour­mand World Cook­book Award, and Wild Food For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly, both pub­lished in our Pock­et Corn­wall series.



Super seaweed!

Cornwall’s coun­tryside is packed with nat­ur­al food­stuffs to delight the pick­i­est of for­agers – now a new award-win­ning book by mas­ter for­ager Rachel Lam­bert brings a taste of the delights of our nat­ive sea­weeds.’ (Corn­wall Life, Feb­ru­ary 2017) Corn­wall Life Magazine devotes a four-page art­icle to an inter­view with Rachel Lam­bert, author of our Pock­et Corn­wall book Sea­weed For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly, which was declared win­ner of the Fish cat­egory in the Gour­mand World Cook­book Awards 2017. These awards are the Oscars of food books.



World Cookbook Award for Rachel Lambert!

Rachel Lambert’s book Sea­weed For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly has just been declared the nation­al win­ner in the Gour­mand World Cook­book Awards 2017 in its cat­egory FISH. Edou­ard Cointr­eau, Pres­id­ent of the Jury, Gour­mand World Cook­book Awards, said, ‘This book is an intim­ate voy­age to the beaches and the sea. It is well writ­ten, and use­ful. It is a mod­el for books that could be done sim­il­arly in oth­er regions and coasts in many coun­tries.’

The Gour­mand World Cook­book Awards are regarded as the Oscars of food and drink books, with 89 cat­egor­ies for food and wine books. In 2016, books from 209 coun­tries com­peted for the awards. Pre­vi­ous win­ners in Eng­lish include Rick Stein and Hugh Fern­ley-Whit­ting­stall, and our author Car­ol Trew­in.

Sea­weed For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly now goes through to the final round of the Gour­mand Awards, and will be judged against books in oth­er lan­guages for the Best in the World. The res­ults will be announced in Shang­hai, China, in May 2017.



Book launch

Sign­ing and party for Rachel Lambert’s book Sea­weed For­aging in Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly at the Edge of the World Book­shop, Pen­zance 21.06.16.

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Seaweed Foraging in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Talks and Book Signings

Rachel Lam­bert will launch and sign cop­ies of her new book at The Edge of the World Book­shop (below) in Pen­zance on Tues­day 21 June, from 6 to 8 p.m. Come early for a glass of wine and sea­weed tasters from the book!2016-06-18 11.48.56

Rachel will be sign­ing at Water­stones in Truro on Sat­urday 18 June from 10.00 to 12.30.

On 8 July, Rachel joins Sue Kit­tow and Lisa Wool­lett at the Pen­zance Lit­er­ary Fest­ival to talk about the land and sea­scape of Corn­wall. St John’s Hall, Pen­zance, from 13.00 to 15.00.