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  To kick off the first-ever Cornish Pasty Week (25th February – 3rd March 2018), the Cornish Pasty Association, the trade association behind this initiative, will be taking the Cornish pasty to the capital. Follow the travels of Mr & Mrs Pasty, who via the sleeper service, courtesy of GWR, will arrive in the early […]

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World Pasty Championships – the best yet

Thousands of people flocked to the Eden Project on St Piran’s Day – Cornwall’s National Day – to celebrate the county’s most famous foodstuff. More than 200 pasties were entered into the eight classes covering amateurs, professionals, juniors and companies. Luisa Ead claimed victory in the Cornish Pasty Company category on behalf of her family’s Chough […]

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Top bakers on show at World Pasty Championships

We are getting ready for the World Pasty Championships at the Eden Project next Saturday 5 March and it’s St Piran’s Day! There will be a whole host of pasty related fun throughout the day. We will be hosting three sessions where children under 12 will make their own pasties under the expert tuition of a […]

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Entries are open for 2016 World Pasty Championships

Get ready… and bake! It’s time to show off your talents in the World Pasty Championships. Entries are now open  for the competition at the Eden Project in Cornwall on March 5 next year. The championships are traditionally held on the Saturday before St Piran’s Day and next year will be the first time the two […]

World Pasty Championship 2016

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Cornish Pasty Association announces new Chair

Jason Jobling, director of Warrens Bakery, based in St Just on the far western tip of Cornwall, has become the new Chair of the Cornish Pasty Association, following the Association’s recent AGM. The Association represents the interests of pasty-makers of all sizes throughout the county and created the groundswell that led the EU to grant […]

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World Pasty Championships 2015

Ask any Cornishman who makes the best pasties and they will almost certainly tell you – “Mother!” Now one man – John Lethbridge of the Fisherman’s Friends (no less) – can rightfully claim that to be true, after his 88 year old mother won the coveted title of 2015 World Pasty Champion in the amateur […]

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The Cornish Pasty is one of the ‘top 80 global foods’

A list of the top 80 global foods compiled by Kenwood has included the Cornish pasty. The company’s “Around the World in 80 Plates” has been compiled by a panel of global food experts. A spokesperson from the Cornish Pasty Association said: “Few traditional foods have stood the test of time as well as the Cornish […]

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World Pasty Championships 2014 – The Results

Around 150 entries battled it out at this year’s World Pasty Championships on Saturday, 1st March, when 8 different awards were up for grabs. It was a fantastic Cornish showcase – the county’s iconic food in one of the county’s iconic settings – and a good helping of spring sunshine made the day full of […]

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Oy! The Oggy Oscars are coming back! Eden to host 3rd World Pasty Championships

The celebrated World Pasty Championships are to return to the Eden Project for the third year running on the Saturday before St Piran’s Day. March 1, 2014 is announced as the big date for the annual celebration of the dish Cornwall gifted to the globe, culminating in the much-anticipated Oggy Oscar awards. The competition sees […]

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2013 World Pasty Championships Winners

Reigning champion Billy Deakin was the big winner in the second annual World Pasty Championships, held at the Eden Project in Cornwall on 2nd March 2013. Billy, from Mount Hawke, Cornwall regained the champion spot in the Cornish Pasty Amateur category of the prestigious awards. Last year he missed the prize-giving ceremony because he had […]

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