Norfolk Food Festival 2012

Norfolk Food & Drink Festival News

The Mars food factory, Hardwick Industrial Estate, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

Expansion to Mars Food site in King’s Lynn welcomed by business representatives

Business representatives from across west Norfolk have welcomed the announcement of a multimillion pound expansion to the Mars Food Ltd site in King’s Lynn.

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The Mars Food factory on the Hardwick Industrial Estate in King's Lynn.

Prime minister David Cameron set to announce boost for West Norfolk food manufacturer in meeting with President Barack Obama

A multi-million pound expansion to a west Norfolk food manufacturer is set to be announced by the prime minister today as part of a trade and investment link-up between the US and the UK.

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EDP reporter Kathryn Cross learning how to make sausages, with Creake Abbey head butcher Lisa Scothern. Picture: Ian Burt

Expert cookery advice on offer at new Norfolk food workshops

Lisa Scothern, head butcher at Creake Abbey Food Hall in North Creake, is imparting some of her vast knowledge to the public in a new series of food workshops. Kathryn Cross went along to find out more.

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Olly Sanders pictured at his handmade food stall at Aylsham Market.

What to expect from the Food Festival in Aylsham this weekend

It heralds the annual outing of the most famous breakfast in Norfolk and this year welcomes an orchestra with a difference, which will feature butternut squash bugles and carrot clarinets. STACIA BRIGGS looks forward to the Aylsham Food Festival this weekend.

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Wroxham Barns Scone Competition - Winners, runners up, and judges. © Keiron Tovell Photography 2014

Contestants rise to the occasion at annual scone competition at Wroxham Barns

Billed as Britain’s only dedicated scone competition, more than 90 people rose to the occasion at this year’s Wroxham Barns Scone Competition.

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The Wroxham Barns annual scone competition - Ian Russell from Wroxham Barns with the winners, (from left), Valerie Noon, Marion Skinner, Emma Mayhew, Louise Gasparro, and (front) Amelia Wicks.
Pic by Keiron Tovell

Do you have what it takes to win Wroxham Barns’ seventh annual scone competition?

The love of the great British scone will see bakers do battle in a bid to be crowned a Norfolk champion.

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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital will be the venue for a gourmet pop up restaurant raising funds for the oncology ward. The Lavender House and the Assembly House chef, Richard Hughes, left, and the NNUH head chef, Jon Batchelor, right, ready to serve up to John Church. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital’s new gourmet pop up restaurant to raise funds for oncology ward

It’s not the first place you’d think of if you were looking for high-class hospitality and fine dining but the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is planning a very different kind of operation in its restaurant next month. STACIA BRIGGS finds out what’s popping up at the NNUH.

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Walk the Pork farm walk at Scott's Field Pork at Fen Farm, Oxborough. Picture: Ian Burt

Photos: Walk the Pork farm showcases a real flavour of the Brecks

It was a perfectly porcine way to start proceedings at the Brecks Food and Drink Festival which begins today. STACIA BRIGGS joined this year’s Walk the Pork near Oxborough.

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Norfolk Food and Drink Festival and Battle of the Bangers at the Forum -  Winner of The Peoples Choice category Icarus Hines (right) being presented his award by Richard Larner (left), and Paul Pearce (middle) from Brewin Dolphin  © Keiron Tovell Photography 2014

Norwich Food and Drink Festival Sausage battle debut goes off with a bang for Icarus

The skies above Norwich might have been grey and overcast but beneath there were sizzling temperatures and an explosion of scintillating home-grown tastes as six butchers battled it out for the coveted ‘best banger’ title.

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Scenes from the North Norfolk Food Festival at Holkham Hall - Leanne Kershaw of the Norfolk Sloe Company. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Photo gallery: Thousands celebrate north Norfolk’s world class produce at food and drink festival

Thousands of people celebrated north Norfolk’s world class produce in the stunning grounds of the Holkham Estate near Wells.

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Afternoon tea at the Assembly House. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norwich Food and Drink Festival dates to get your teeth into

It’s the largest event of its kind in the country and it’s right here in our fine county – the Norfolk Food and Drink Festival 2014 celebrates a delicious decade this year and has a programme of events guaranteed to whet every appetite. STACIA BRIGGS reveals some of the highlights of the first half of the festival.

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