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The Cornish Pasty

incorporating

The Compleat Pastypaedia
A compendium of pasties from around the world
Also - featuring
   
The Devon Pasty   
 

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Search rankings .....
For "cornish pasty" - 1st on Google (13 Jul 2009)   2nd on Yahoo (17 Aug 2009)   1st on Google (6 Dec 2009)    1st on Google (15 Jan 2010)
For "cornish pasties" - 1st  on Google (17 Aug 2009),  2nd on Yahoo (17 Aug 2009)   7th on Google (6 Dec 2009)   6th on Google 15 Jan 2010
For "cornish pasty" - 4th on Google (1st June 2012), For "pasty" - 3rd on Google (1st June 2012), For "cornish pasties" - 2nd on Google (1st June 2012), For "pasties" - 2nd on Google (1st June 2012)

"The 86 million pasties that are produced contribute £37 million directly to the Cornish economy,
and the 40 Cornish Pasty Association members turn over £150 million a year."
House of Commons Hansard 18 April 2012, Column 427
- so the pasty is an important Cornish icon.
 

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Featured page - This is either an older web page that we think is worth high-lighting or sometimes a recent page that we are proud of.  Normally, we highlight something of historical relevance regarding the pasty. This week we highlight a ,page of great historical importance, History & origins of the Cornish pasty - II, which d'tell the story of the Scilly cave painting - one of those really local tellings!

Blatant "plug" for accomplished local musician, Josie Ghost

 

Quick links to the sections of the "The Cornish Pasty"

Cornish lamb & flag emblem - used formerly as a tin smelter's mark of purity, perhaps it should be on Cornish pasties .....

Cornish lamb & flag emblem - used formerly as a tin smelter's mark of purity, perhaps it should be on Cornish pasties .....

 

Web pages of special significance in pasty history

 

 

Images of (from the top): pafteymaker (1296 AD), pafty (William Caxton 1476 AD, the pafties, Plymourh 1510 AD) and Edward Kitter's D-shaped turnover pasty (1720 AD).

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