Event Preview: Loch Fyne Food Fair Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May 2016

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Loch Fyne food fish festival Glasgow foodie explorersFree Food Festival at Loch Fyne

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May 2016 see’s the return of Loch Fyne Food Fair.

Visitors to the festival can try shucking oysters, cupcake decorating, healthy snack making as well as observing a seafood masterclass and cocktail making demonstrations.

A lively ‘Gin Fling’ will round off Saturday’s festivities. Priced at £25 per head, this event is not to be missed and features a delicious three-course dinner paired with Makar Gin cocktails.

Retaining a strong emphasis on locally sourced food & drink, the event will showcase several producers from the ‘Food from Argyll’ collective, including Winston Churchill Venison, Gigha Smoked Halibut, Bumble puddings, Home Ground Coffee, Fyne Ales and Loch Fyne Oysters, whose seafood stands will be stocked with fresh local fish and shellfish.

Producers from further afield include Spencerfield Spirit Company, Great Glen Charcuterie and Mhor Bread.

The full weekend workshop line-up includes:

Saturday:

 ‘How to identify & use seaweed’ with Duncan Smallman

 Isle of Bute produce showcase with Jim Hood from Eat Bute

 Live gin distilling with Makar Gin, Glasgow’s newest gin distillery

 ‘Learn how to open oysters’ with Virginia Sumsion of Loch Fyne Oysters

Sunday:

 ‘Green Fry Foods’ – a guide to fun, tasty & healthy snack making with Liz Adams from Bute

 Cupcake decorating workshop, fun for all the family with Natalie’s Cupcakery

 Makar Gin cocktail sampling

 Loch Fyne Oysters seafood master-class with Oyster Bar Head Chef, Jamie Nicolson

Fore more information go to www.lochfyne.com

Places for the Gin Fling are bookable in advance £25 per head. To book email info@lochfyne.com or call 01499 600264

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    Mrs Foodie aka Emma loves to snuggle with Fred and Cleo, sleep and read. Can be found with gin or a pint in hand.

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