Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.
Entries Open for First Pasty World Championships
6:01am 3rd February 2012
The search to find the finest pasty on the planet - gets underway in Cornwall.
Eden's launching the first ever World Championships.
Entries are now open ahead of the contest at the biomes in March. It follows the granting of European Union Protected Geographical Indication status last year. It means only pasty makers based in Cornwall using a traditional recipe are allowed to label their products as Cornish pasties.
Tony Trenerry, Senior Sous Chef at the Eden Project, said: “Since we announced the World Pasty Championships we’ve been getting some really exciting interest, not only from pasty-makers in this country but from as far afield as America and Australia. It just shows how the pasty has gone from this little corner of Great Britain to many far distant places across the globe.
“The World Pasty Championships are a way of bringing some of that fantastic tradition back in one place where the pasty originated. It’s an opportunity for both makers of the classic Cornish pasty but also the creators of more unusual pasties to come and parade their wares on this great stage.”
You can find out more and enter online here.6:01am 3rd February 2012
Share This StoryTweet
WATCH: 25p Shop Founder To Open Supermarket
Charlotte Danks is revealing big plans for Newquay
WATCH: Cornish Schoolgirl Will Walk For The First Time
Izzy's had surgery in America
Barclays boss backs London's Brexit future in Sky News interview
National News: The chief executive of Barclays has insisted that London will remain Europe's pre-eminent financial centre even after Britain leaves the EU.
Game of Thrones' Dark Hedges tree destroyed by Storm Doris
Showbiz News: A 200-year-old tree in a landmark avenue made famous by Game of Thrones has been destroyed by Storm Doris.
Condom factory u-turn highlights increasing power of church in Russia
World News: It looks like an ordinary community in central Russia with a busy, four-lane highway and a rusty-looking railway line, but there are plenty of local people here who think Bogolyubovo is holy ground.
Non-league Lincoln make FA Cup history
Sports News: Lincoln have become the first non-league team to reach the quarter finals of the FA Cup in more than 100 years.
Ancient microbes found trapped in crystals in Mexican cave system
Strange News: A population of microbes that are tens of thousands of years old has been discovered in a place called Hell.