Flavour of Herefordshire Food Festival
Come and enjoy Herefordshire’s 6th annual food festival weekend, which promises to be a tasty time out for all the family.
Coinciding with harvest time, the festival celebrates all that is scrumptious about the county and almost 100 producers will be exhibiting their home-grown, artisan made fayre, giving you the chance to meet the makers, growers and chefs behind the county’s very best flavours.
With the area being world famous for its Hereford cattle and cider, you can also meet some of this year’s newly presented regional food award winners, jubilant from their success. Sample their prepared produce, hot and cold, and stock up your larders from the Food Pavilion and Farmer’s Market shopping areas.
Get mouth-watering inspiration as you watch demonstrations in the live cookery theatres and feast your eyes and your palette on someone very special in the gourmet world- culinary genius and celebrity chef, Jean Christophe Novelli. Known as Britain’s favourite French chef, and 5 AA Rosette and Michelin star award winner will be presenting three live demonstrations each day of the festival.
Apart from this, local chefs and winners of the Flavours of Herefordshire Food Awards will also be treating you to live sessions across the cookery theatres and showing everyone how to make the very best of the county’s glorious produce. This is bound to inspire you to hotfoot it down to the extensive onsite Food meats, sweet treats, savoury nibbles, vegetables, preserves and condiments, dairy goods, wines, beers and cider and juices are just a taste of the things to offer.
There will be children’s activities, educational talks from food groups and societies like honey makers, hop growers, apple projects from this year’s Year in the Orchard, Hereford Cattle Society, plus many more and insights in to the actual processes used to obtail the best from county’s crops and meats. Understand more about the provenance of Herefordshire food while you try and buy everything from bread to beverages, vegetables to sweet treats, fruit and meat packed full of the taste of home.
Day tickets: Adults £7.00, Under 14s £6.00, under 3s free. Concessions (over 65) £6, disabled helpers Free. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children £22.20
The Flavours of Herefordshire Food Festival is an annual event in its 6th year. It is held 22-23 October 2011 from 10am-4pm
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