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Finalists announced for Great British Cheese Awards

Great British Cheese Awards finalists Great British Cheese awards finalists have been announced with both retailers and producers recognised as well as cheese types. THE FINALISTS Best Speciality Cheese Retailer George & Joseph Cheesemongers, Leeds Neal’s Yard Dairy, London The Cheese Hamlet, Didsbury, South Manchester The Bristol Cheesemonger, Bristol Country Cheeses, Topsham, Devon The Courtyard

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Edinburgh venues up for awards

Three independent Edinburgh venues short listed for national awards Three local venues are up for the prestigious Food and Travel Magazine Reader Awards. Wedgwood the Restaurant, The Voyage of Buck and Millers64 have all been short listed and now face a public vote before the final in September. Its been ages since we've been to

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Drink: Oak Aged Makar Gin wins Silver

Oak Aged Makar Top of The Barrel at International Spirits Challenge Glasgow Distillery Company won a silver award at the International Spirits Challenge with their Cask Aged Oak Gin.  Released as a limited edition in December last year, the newest variant of Makar gin achieved a silver award in the gin category. The competition is now

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North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards Winners Announced.

Recognition for businesses at North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards Last night saw 11 winners announced at the North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards dinner and ceremony. The awards, delivered in partnership by Opportunity North East (ONE) and Aberdeenshire Council, are part of an ambitious programme of activity to support food and drink

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Judging Day for Scottish Baker of the Year 2017

If  you have ever wondered what 850 scones, loaves, savouries, cakes, morning rolls and biscuits all in one room looks like then I'm your woman to ask! I joined 55 other judges today (22nd March)  to help find the best bakery products in Scotland. 11,000 bakery customers up and down the land voted for their

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STV win against Michelle McManus in Bake off

Yesterday Mrs Foodie was along at The Kandy Bar Bakery in Saltcoats to see the launch of the search for Scottish Baker of the Year 2017. Reigning champ Michelle McManus teamed up with World Of Sport Champion Wrestler Grado and together they took on STV Glasgow’s Live at Five presenters David Farrell and Jennifer Reoch in

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Drink: Scotland’s Best Brewer Search Begins

SEARCH BEGINS FOR SCOTLAND’S BEST BREWER   The Scottish Beer Awards, sponsored by Aldi, have been launched for its second year with a promise to work hard with breweries to promote the growing range of high-quality Scottish beers available.   They have also announced a new industry trade show and conference for the brewing sector taking

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CIS Excellence Awards – Nominations Open

Entries and nominations for the 14th annual CIS Excellence Awards, in partnership with, are now open. Aimed at established and emerging businesses and individuals involved in Scotland's catering, hospitality and tourism industries - from chefs, foodie pubs, colleges and caterers, to restaurants, hotels, software developers, food manufacturers, training companies, local authorities, tea rooms, guest

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Food: 2017 Q Guild Smithfield Awards

Mrs Foodie had the pleasure of being asked to assist in judging for the 2017 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards, which will be held in London. This involved two days of judging products such as Gluten-Free products, Traditional Pork Sausages, Speciality Sausages, Burgers, Ready-to-Eat Meat & Roasts, Bacon & Cured Products, Pies & Bakery -

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Search starts for 2017 World Scotch Pie Champion

    Scottish Bakers has announced the dates for the 18th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.   Butchers and bakers throughout the land have until Friday 21st October 2016 to enter the most prestigious pie competition in the land.   With the launch of a new website, to make it easier for entrants to