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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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Recipes A Spring Perfect Roulade from Simon Rimmer

When it comes to UK chefs, there aren’t many as well-loved as Simon Rimmer and in the arena of household appliances brands as recognisable as Hoover. Naturally then our 14th year as the UK’s biggest and dare we say best food and drinks festival required somewhat of a bang equal in measure to Simon and…

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Interviews, Recipes International Women’s Day: Candice Brown

It’s International Women’s Day and we’re in the Foodies Festival mood for celebrating the fantastic female foodies of the UK. And you can’t really talk UK food without mentioning the icon that is ‘The Great British Bakeoff’ and of course series winner, Candice Brown. Having grown up in her parent’s pub in North London, her love of…

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Interviews, Recipes International Women’s Day: Rosemary Shrager

Friend of Foodies Festival Rosemary Shrager is without a doubt one of the icons of female cooking in the UK. Loved by generations of foodies her delectable approach to food balances the contemporary methods of fine dining with the sensibility and warmth of traditional cooking. This International Women’s Day we take a moment to reflect on Rosemary’s…

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Interviews, Recipes International Women’s Day: Melissa Cole

Beer, chocolate, sommeliers, and International Women’s Day may not exactly be the first things that comes to mind on a Friday in March, but at Foodies Festival we’re all about combining out-of-this world combinations for an extraordinary culinary experience.  It’s exactly this extraordinary experience that we are celebrating in showcasing four of the UK’s most inspiring…

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Interviews, Recipes International Women’s Day: Louise McCrimmon

It is no hidden fact that women in the culinary sector are often overlooked but here at Foodies Festival we’re all about the trailblazing female foodies who are creating fine contemporary experiences at restaurants across the UK. This International Women’s Day we’re spotlighting four friends of Foodies who encapsulate the mesmerising tastes of modern dining….

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Recipes Rainbow Pizza by SuperChefs UK

Easy Rainbow Pizza Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15-20 mins Serves: 1-2 people (depending on the size of your flatbread!)   Ingredients: For the base we used a shop bought garlic and herb flatbread Toppings: 2 tablespoons passata Grated mozzarella or cheddar Your favourite rainbow coloured veggies (red, orange, yellow, green, purple) Cherry tomatoes…

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BIRMINGHAM CANNON HILL PARK

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Birmingham Cannon Hill Park over the weekend of 21st, 22nd & 23rd June with a mouth-watering summer festival!

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