Who doesn’t LOVE food
……………and trying something new to tickle our taste buds
How do we celebrate our love of food? With an INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL , of course! If you’re looking to broaden your palate, check out this Food and Drink Festival which will take place in St Anne’s Square on the 9th and 10th of April. It will be a culinary journey were you can experience new tastes and flavours.. So get ready to discover the best local food and drink offerings the North West has to offer and the best local restaurants to try out next
The way I see it, the weekend can be can be covered in two main recipes
- First fire up your taste buds,
- Take local food and drink producers (see below),
- Add in real time demonstrations by chefs from some of your favourite local restaurants (schedule below),
- Sample said food,
- Give yourself a break perhaps in Ashton Gardens or one of the fabulous new micro pubs/breweries
- Repeat as many times as you can
So which local producer/makers are going to be there??
Delicious dessert that consists of ice shavings and topped with yummy flavoured sugar syrup, the kids will love it (and so will you)
Cake Up North
If Willie Wonka was to go into cakes, then this would be it!
North West Game (on Twitter)
Honest, no fuss, locally sourced wild game street food
Kick Ass Cheddar
A selected full flavoured extra mature cheddar. The cheese is tangy with a distinctive and powerful flavour. Strong Cheddar with an extra kick !!
Deliciously different luxury handcrafted chilled (Not-baked) Individual cheesecakes with oodles of flavours
Bree’osh – a lightly-sweet, soft baked brioche bun with an exquisite savoury filling
Coppice Cakes and Bakes
If you want to treat yourself or someone else, it’s GOT TO BE a cupcake
Some like it HOT, and some like Berties!!!!
WITH A PINCH OF
Cakes, brownies, blondies, cookies in fact everything to make you go oooooh!
Artisan Sauces, Spices & Preserves. Home of Ginalade® (Vegan) Our Original Marmalade Infused with Luxury Gin. (WOW)
A wide range of products including Salamis, Cured Meats, Game, Fresh Meats, Fresh Sausages, Burgers, Black Pudding, Haggis and a quality you can see for yourself
The Wilde Bakery
Artisan flapjack. Creating a modern twist to an old favourite with a variety of flavours, pick your favourite
JB Event Food
Popular catering at events and festivals, have come over all Chinese with some popular dishes and also offering Vegan and vegetarian options.
Carol’s Cake Tin
Cream Teas with the most divine scones, cakes, tarts and slices, need I say more
BeDazzle your favourite drink with this range of flavoured shimmer products, Pimp your Prosecco, Glam up your Gin, Va Va Voom up your Vodka (ok I’m done!)
MORE cheese Grommit??? Luxury cheese boxes and hampers
Crafty Clarence (Sweets)
I was GOING to say something for the kids, but you know who is the one sneaking them out of the bag. All types of sweets and Easter Treats
High quality cocktails, made with premium products, along with mocktails oh and beer too!
Stepping away for their vodka this time, their stall will be serving hot drinks including the finest barista coffee, cakes and savouries.
Anything that gets dipped in melted chocolate has to be fabulous! But if its light airy fried dough, then EVEN better
AND THE CHERRY ON TOP
Truly Scrumptious Ice Cream
It’s all in the name!
The Drink Event
includes these fabulous local small batch distillers and brewers proudly offering gins, rums, liqueurs and beers, in total 25 different drinks.(oh my!)
Tickets only £20.00 which include free gin glass, samples of gin from all of the distilleries showcasing their gins A tasting platter provided by Booths with lots of tasty nibbles and live music. Buy here http://stannesginfestival.co.uk/home/shop
Black Powder Gin Multi Award Winning Black Powder Gin.is situated in the picturesque countryside and overlooking the coastal peninsula of Western Lancashire resides one of the most unique and diverse distilleries in the region.
Goosnargh Gin More award winning Gin lovingly crafted by us, Richard and Rachel Trenchard, at their distillery based at the foot of Beacon Fell, based on the edge of the Forest of Bowland (and one of the loveliest labels!) .
Wild Fox Distillery Firstly fourth Generation farmers with an inherited passion for quality & caring for the surroundings. Diversifying in to ‘farm-to-bottle’ Gin crafting in 2019, they strive to embody the heritage of their farm
Lytham Gin Multi award winning Exquisitely crafted, small batch gin and rum made in Lytham’s only distillery by Sandgrown Spirits, launching a NEW version at the Festival
Lastly BEER from Farm Yard Brew Co
As recipes go, let’s leave it to the professionals
Live Demonstrations on the Sunday
Sunday 10th live demos from Chefs from these local restaurants (and butchers)
13.15 The Firepit – St Anne’s
What these guys dont know about THE best cuts of meat is not worth knowing .
14. 00 Olivers
Small but perfectly formed ……One of ST Annes on Sea hidden secrets and firm family favourite