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Tasty treats at Food Festival
IT’S time to prepare your taste buds for the 10th annual Salisbury Food & Drink Festival, which starts this weekend.
There promises to be a fantastic week of foodie events, family fun and gourmet produce in and around the city.
The week kicks off with the Food & Drink Festival Market Day on Sunday.
There will be a wide range of foods on offer from more than 60 local and regional staffs, from Miss Marshmallow and Bry’s Cupcakes for the sweet tooth to the Wiltshire Chilli farm for those looking for a fiery start to the week.
For children, there will be foodie treasure hunt from 10am, and the market will be held in Salisbury Market Place and the Guildhall from 10am to 4pm.
Dinghams Cookshop will be running a creative cooking workshop making fire-baked pizzas and Hoodwink street theatre will be performing, and as will the big band Young Jazz in the afternoon.
Author of Hens in the Garden Charlotte Popescu will also be giving a talk in the Guildhall (book tickets via salisburyfestival.co.uk).
And there will be Fine Wine Tasting on the hour at the Cambridge Wine Merchants Stall.
In the evening, Salisbury Arts Centre will be showing French film Romantics Anonymous, in which a socially awkward choclatiere hires the tries to revive his ailing business. Book via salisburyfestival.co.uk.
rest of the week presents many opportunities for food lovers to continue their experience.
Neal’s Yard has arranged various events focussing living a natural and organic lifestyle, including a herb walk to the Water Meadows and tips about making medicinal home remedies and tasty cordials,taught in store. And River Cottage’s John Wright will take a group on a wild food foraging walk around the River Bourne Community Farm.
Festival Feasts will be on offer at restaurants, pubs and cafes around the city, offering festival-goers the chance to indulge in everything from morning coffee and a cake from Patisserie Valerie, a light lunch at La Mollina, or a full-blown meal out at the Rai D’or or Strada.
Details can be found at salisburyfestival.co.uk.
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