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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 ahead of Pacari Chocolates joining us at Foodies Festival…

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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. Cooking live in the Hoover Chefs Theatre in Tatton Park is local culinary hero Simon…

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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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Uncategorised 5 Cooking & Kitchen Hacks for Busy Homes

With the evenings lasting longer and your summer calendar filling up with spontaneous BBQs or last-minute trips, time in the kitchen can be sparse. So, we’ve teamed up with Hoover to bring you five speedy cooking and kitchen hacks to help you cook the way you live. 1. A little bit extra When you do…

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Recipes Summer dining with Simon Rimmer & Hoover

A taste of the Mediterranean With summer gently arriving on UK shores, our thoughts are quickly turning to al fresco dining and the easiest ways to impress dinner guests. Rich in full-bodied flavours such as sun-blushed tomatoes and smoky chorizo, this dish packs a taste of the Mediterranean. And if you’re looking to boost your…

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Interviews, Recipes A Master Halva from Irini Tzortzoglou

Fresh from her cooking demonstration at Foodies Festival in London and ahead of her next festival culinary treat, Masterchef 2019 winner, Irini Tzortzoglou takes a moment to share one of her all type Greek desserts; the iconic halva. This is an easy, quick and affordable staple of many Greek households. You can serve it simply in…

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Recipes Treat yourself to a healthy bite this summer

Healthy summer snacks can be the difference between keeping that hot weather fit frame going or giving up until next year – don’t worry we’ve been there too. Thanks to our friends over at Healthy Food Guide there’s a way to combine healthy summer eating with moreishly scrumptious goodness. Take a read of this chocolately…

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Recipes Here’s a taste of a delicious. recipe

Zesty lime, coriander and coconut chicken curry   Everyone loves a curry, and this simple-to-make chicken recipe is such a crowdpleaser it will head straight to the top of your favourite dinners list. Serves 4. Hands-on time 30 minThis is a mild curry that’s light and aromatic in flavour – it only uses one chilli,…

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TATTON PARK  15TH, 16TH & 17TH NOVEMBER 2019

 

TATTON PARK, CHESHIRE

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to TATTON PARK, Cheshire over the weekend of 15th, 16th & 17th November with a mouth-watering festive festival!

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