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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, 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, 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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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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BRISTOL  3rd, 4TH & 5TH JULY 2020

 

DURDHAM DOWNS, BRISTOL

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Bristol over the weekend of 3rd, 4th & 5th July with a mouth-watering festival!

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