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27 February 2013

:: UPDATED! :: Eat Cambridge: 8th – 15th March 2013

Finally Cambridge is getting its own proper food festival.
Eat Cambridge is a new annual event aimed at local people and showing off its local producers. The first ever festival takes place in Cambridge from the 8-15 March 2013 and plans are already well under way. It will include everything from supper clubs to sourdough, Michelin stars to street food vans. 

Events include…

  • A huge food and drink fair on Saturday, 9th March in the Guildhall
  • Pop-up restaurants
  • Secret supper clubs
  • Food debates
  • Street food night market
  • Food and wine tasting
  • Behind the scenes tours
  • Cookery lessons
  • Chef talks and demos

We are pleased to announce that some Artisan Food Trail members will be taking part, and so far, those confirmed are:

Capsicana Chilli Co
Chillies aren’t just about the heat! So go along and talk to Ben and he’ll tell you all about his chillies, where they come from, what you you can use them in and also what they taste like.
A brand new range of chilli sauces will be launched at the event.

The Kandula Tea Company
Suppliers of bespoke fresh tea leaves and compostable tea gems from the heart of Sri Lanka. Their passion for real tea and the elephants of Sri Lanka is evident in everything they do.

On Thursday 14th March, The Kandula Tea Company will be giving a tea tasting at Duke House B&B (call 01223 314772 to book)

Food Safari
Organiser of ‘field to fork’ experiences for people who really care about their food. Passionate experts on wild food foraging, local meat and fish, and sustainable living.

As part of the fringe events, Food Safari will be hosting 'A Taste of the Wild' on Wednesday 13 March Wild food expert, and Cambridge resident Jacky Sutton-Adam will give a short talk on opportunities and experiences of wild food foraging in Cambridge and the surrounding countryside.

After the talk there’ll be a chance to enjoy some forager’s soup and home made bread and put any questions about wild food foraging to Jacky.

This is a relaxed and fun event that will give an insight into wild food foraging and will whet your appetite for Food Safari's guided wild food forays in Cambridge with Jacky in May, August and October.

For more information about Eat Cambridge visit the website:
You can also download the festival brochure here

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