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Recipes A very berry recipe from Irini Tzortzoglou

Cook along with Masterchef winner Irini Tzortzoglou this Saturday as she cooks this delightfully summer perfect Greek dish with British strawberriesPan fried Feta Saganaki in sliced bread with a strawberry and rocket salad with small pickles and elderflowers. Serves 4 as a starter For the Saganaki200g Greek Feta cheese 8 slices of wholemeal bread1 tsp…

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Interviews Meet the Maker: Renegade & Longton Sparkling Wines

For our next ‘Meet the Maker’ feature we’re introducing and chatting with Renegade & Longton Sparkling Wines. Brendan (the Renegade) and Richard (Longton) have left behind careers as a corporate accountant and a GP respectively to indulge their passion for sparkling wines! Using the traditional method for making champagne and Richard’s handy garden shed they…

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Interviews Meet the Maker: Summerdown Mint

Our ‘Meet the Maker’ series is back for 2020 and our first one is extra special. Not just because this maker is an award-winning farm to tastebud artisan producer, but because they’re the very first food announcement of the year and every VIP and goodie bag ticket holder will receive their very own taste of…

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Interviews, Recipes Scottish festive cooking with a touch of oriental spice

The season of indulgence is well and truly upon us. With Edinburgh’s Christmas lights up in all their splendour – and villages, towns and cities across the country rolling out their festive menus it’s time to turn your attention to seasonal home cooking that’s bound to impress. Chef Barry is the energetic and culinary genius…

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Interviews Meet the Maker: Juan Santelices of Pacari Chocolates

If there’s one thing that tastes like Christmas, it’s chocolate. Pacari Chocolates are more than your average chocolate maker though. Creators of decadent premium chocolate that’s delicious and kind to the environment, communities and palettes; in this week’s Meet the Maker feature we head to Ecuador via Edinburgh. Redefining the way premium chocolate is produced…

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Interviews, Recipes A luxury Italian take on festive dining

With Foodies Festival Christmas in Tatton Park just around the corner, and the exciting news that Italian luxury car brand Maserati will be at Foodies Festival in Edinburgh, a little plate of Italian luxury seems like just the ticket this week. Showing you how to cook the way you live in the Hoover Chefs Theatre in Tatton Park…

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Interviews Meet the Maker: Ashlee Winstanley of KO-CO Brownies

Our Meet the Maker series is going down a treat with our foodies and this festive season we’re thrilled to bring you all the seasonal makers who will add that special touch to your Christmas dining and gifting plans. Taking a trip from Oxford to Blackburn, this week’s feature is with Ashlee Winstanley, founder of…

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Interviews, Recipes Sumptuous festive cooking with Neil Forbes

As renowned chef Neil Forbes of Edinburgh’s iconic Cafe St Honore joins us in the EICC for Foodies Festival at Christmas, he shares with is the game recipe that’s perfect for festive winter dining. Roasted Haunch of Roe Deer with Braised Red Cabbage, Golden Beetroot and Hazelnuts INGREDIENTS Serves 2 Prep time: 30 minutes; cooking time:…

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Interviews Meet the Maker: Fiona Cranston of Cranston Pickles

Over the Foodies Festival summer season we were joined by hundreds of artisan food producers whose local food knowledge and business stories blew us away. From luxury cheeses to handcrafted gin, our 40,000 strong Foodies Festival goers were treated to the sensory pleasures of some of the UK’s best loved foods. Following an amazing summer…

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