We love to weave Cornish myths & legends through the heart of our company. Read about our favourite stories below!
We SaIL tHE HiGH SeAS To FiND nEW TaSTeS
To get our legendary pasties, we search high and low for the most mouthwatering ingredients. Which means we’re always heading off on new adventures. In time gone by, it would be pirates who comb our coastline and all the hidden spots for bounty, and whilst pasties have always been for all, if people were forced to smuggle them out of Cornwall, they would
OggI OggI OggI, Oi Oi Oi, YUm YUm YUm!
You don’t need to dig too deep to discover the many myths associated with Cornish miners. So many tales of these yesteryear heroes, toiling away, doing the hard, hard yards. Indeed, what was to become a universal cry of a million marches was originally the call from above that their pasties were ready, followed by their affirmative response: Oggi, oggi, oggi.. oi, oi, oi. If they knew they were West Cornwall Pasties, a yum, yum, yum, would certainly follow.
NeVeR KNoCk A PaSTy
In Cornish folklore, the Knockers are the spirits of people who had died in previous accidents in the many tin mines in the county. They’ll warn of any danger, and impending doom. And they’ll also talk positively and evocatively of the legendary stories baked into Cornwall. Like the delicious pasty – something never to be knocked!