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Food Festival


Dartmouth in Devon engaged the whole community in its food festivalThese are just some of the activities we had in 2006! 

The foody auction.

A series of foody workshops
ran throughout the festival in venues all around the town and in the surrounding area. Many of the pubs and most restaurants have created individual programmes for themselves.

Old Market Square
Thursday 12th 2pm-5pm, Friday 13th

9pm-5pm, Saturday 14th 9am-5pm

Real street food, cooked before your eyes by highly skilled chefs and
designed to showcase local produce at its best. Recipe cards and cookery guidance were on hand to make sure you can do it all at home

Cookery Demonstrations
Old Market Square
Thursday 12th 2pm-5pm, Friday 13th
1pm-5pm, Saturday 14th 10am-5pm

45 min cookery demonstrations by local chefs with big passions for their food.

Drinks Tastings
Old Market Square
Thursday 12th 2pm-5pm, Friday 13th
1pm-5pm, Saturday 14th 10am-5pm

45 min tastings. Try local beers, cider, juices and wines. Match the food from the shacks to the drink.

Workshops in and around town
Thursday 12th 10am-5pm, Friday 13th
10am-5pm, Saturday 14th 10am-5pm

An expert, some passion and an audience! 1 hour opportunities to listen and ask questions of some people who really do understand food, drink and the environment.

The Windjammer holding a "wondrous" Crab Clinic

Adam shows his ice cream made in Dartmouth

Primary school children touch and learn.

Two young chefs at work in The Royal Castle Kitchens.

Wayne from RB's cooking locally caught fish from Mark Lobb.

One of the more interesting events was the formal laying of tables at the Royal Naval College, those attending the event learnt how to fold and present their work!

Farmers Market Saturday

Wayne from RB's Restaurant cooking Mark's scallops.

Jilly Rowden's locally grown beef burgers!

Jacques Marchal demonstrating his skills.

Adam Dickson cooking Gara Barton rare breed pork and venison.

Tim & Sue Harris (Commodore BRNC)  Jill, Jill's Mum, Dave's Mum.

Philip Watts' excellent cookery demonstration!

Philip's incomparable crab salad

Mark Godfrey & James Brown  toasting the end of the 2006 Dartmouth Food Festival with a welcome glass of  "Devon's Pride" real ale brewed near Stokenham


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Dartmouth Food Festival  -  does life get any tastier ?