On one of our trips to the UK, a friend of us, involved in the Artisan Food Trail made us aware of the Essex Food & Drink Festival which was held on the grounds of the characteristic Cressing Temple Barn. Regional food producers, often working with products from their own grounds, presented themselves. It was a treat, of course. A lot of businesses allowed to try their products and of course there were plenty of opportunities to buy. The variety and character of the food in this show was surprising. From spicy plants (from which come sauces for example) to wines, from curries (of course) to lemonades on natural basis, from honey to pies and pates… it was there! It is also very interesting to hear more when you talk to the people who make the food. How much they care of the process, of the end result. That’s worth a lot and makes you buy and also remember the precious addresses for when we are in that region a next time. This movie gives an impression of what was going on during the Saturday.
- Think global, eat local (saffronandhoney.com)
- Spa Menus – Local Focus, Bringing Nutrition Into Your Home (joyofspa.com)
- 5th stop of the Koppert Cress Tour Italy: in Tuscany at La Tenda Rossa (carpediemclub.wordpress.com)
- 2011 North Coast Food Guide (foodrootsnw.wordpress.com)
- Sublime to Ridiculous (inherfield.com)
- Local food movement goes national (theglobeandmail.com)