Sunday, 25 May 2014

Carsington Water Food & Drink Fair - 29th June

Carsington Water the famous Derbyshire visitor attraction hosts the very popular Food and Drink Fair on the 29th June.  This 'Summer Extravaganza' promises to be double the size of recent food & drink fairs and exhibitors will include some of the premier food & drink producers from the region. 

This Derbyshire food fair is rapidly becoming one of the highlights of the Derbyshire foodie scene.

This time the event will have over 25 food and drink stalls selling and showcasing the following tasty delights:
  •  Jaquest (smoked cheese, meats, fish)
  • The Loaf (artisan bread and other delicious bakery products)
  • Dad’s Bees (honey)
  • So Smoothies (fabulous fruit smoothies)
  • Really Good Cheese Company (artisan cheese)
  • Fruit and Herb Company (unique dressings, dips, oils and Derbyshire oatcakes),
  • Blooms (herbs and culinary plants)
  • Olive Oil from France (fabulous olive oil from their own olive trees)
  • Cocoa Tabby (artisan chocolates)
  • Apna Spice (Indian delights)
  • Smith Hall Organics (artisan pork pies and other meat products)
  • Greenside Deli (award winning jams, chutneys and preserves)
  • Sage Green Cuisine (vegetarian and vegan food)
  • Winning Works (slate cheese boards, wooden boards and other kitchen accessories)
  • Home Made Delights (hummous, dips, quiches and pasties)
  • Staffordshire Savoury Eggs (wide selection of savoury eggs)
  • Birdhouse Tea Company (teas)
  • Derventio Brewery (beer by the bottle and keg and gift packs)
  • Mainsail Restaurant (delicious hot and cold food)
  • Hartingtons of Bakewell (Artisan Food and Drink Courses, proving baskets, breadmaking kits, dough scrapers, cheese moulds......and lots more!!
Carsington Water Food & Drink Fair opens it doors to visitors from 10 - 4pm on Sunday 29th June.  Entry is free and there will be loads of free tasters and the opportunity to talk to artisan food producers to here their story before you buy.

Derbyshire Food Fairs

Friday, 16 May 2014

Gourmet supper club NEW menu launched at Derbyshire Food & Drink

The widely anticipated one off menu for the acclaimed Gourmet Supper Club staged at Hartingtons School of Food in Bakewell will be revealed at Derbyshire Food & Drink this coming weekend (17-18 May). 

Hartingtons will reveal the 6 course tasting menu to be prepared by chef brothers Christian and Danny Szurko at the prestigious Derbyshire event.  The Gourmet Supper Club has rapidly become a highlight of the Peak District dining scene selling out within days of the menu being release.  With only 3 more Gourmet Supper Clubs planned for the whole of 2014 it's a case of booking while you can.

The Gourmet Supper Club take place in the School of Food on Friday 5th September and a tutored wine tasting is provided by Jane Cummings of John Hattersley Wines of Bakewell. 

To see images of the recent Gourmet Supper Club have a look at our Facebook page.

Hartingtons will be featuring its full range of courses and showcasing some exclusive show offers at Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Cookery Courses