CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Surrey Life today CLICK HERE

A hamper full of treats at the Hampton Court Palace, Foodies Festival 2011

PUBLISHED: 12:36 29 March 2012 | UPDATED: 19:28 20 February 2013

A hamper full of treats at the Hampton Court Palace, Foodies Festival 2011

A hamper full of treats at the Hampton Court Palace, Foodies Festival 2011

Showcasing speciality food and drink from all over the world, this month's Foodies Festival at Hampton Court Palace features everything from small artisan producers to delicious fine dining experiences.

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE


Originally published in Surrey Life magazine May 2011


Showcasing speciality food and drink from all over the world, this months Foodies Festival at Hampton Court Palace features everything from small artisan producers to delicious fine dining experiences. An opportunity to pick up all the must-have foodie products, here we introduce you to a few of the one hundred-plus exhibitors taking part in the festival


Share your favourite Surrey restaurants and foodie pubs


  • Located just yards from Hampton Court Palace, look out at the festival for the Craven Bakery who have been supplying the people of London and Surrey with freshly baked breads and cakes for over 80 years!




  • Perry Court Farm will be showcasing one of the most innovative snacks on the market, apple crisps; they count as one of your five a day and are only 76 calories.




  • Paella is a feast of the senses, with vibrant colours, authentic smells and Spains finest ingredients. Inspirational delicatessen Idelica provides everything you need to create this fabulous dish. To impress dinner guests, get their paella starter kit, which includes a traditional pan, seasoning and rice.




  • Rosie Macdonalds tomato chilli jam makes fish and chips a bit more special, smartens up bangers and mash and adds style to your burgers.




  • Explore the astonishing range of whole leaf Chinese tea flavours from Canton Tea. As well as having access to some of the best jasmine, white and oolong leaves, they have the most beautiful flowering tea, in which each exotic bulb blossoms in hot water and produces a wonderful honey infusion.




  • Yee Kwan produces handcrafted ice cream and sorbet, inspired by the aromatic flavours of the Far East. Try their green tea or guava flavours.




  • Reviving the family businesses, pork pie connoisseur Liv Scrimshaw is injecting a little glamour into the company her grandfather launched in the early 1900s. Bespoke wedding pork pies are now available too, a delicious alternative to cake!




  • A beautifully crafted liqueur created in the artisan manner from freshly hand-picked elderflower blossoms, St Germain is ideal for those who seek the perfect cocktails, and the elegant bottle looks pretty impressive, too.




  • The Truckle Cheese Company creates the most delicious cheeses and chutneys: we cant wait to try the fig and honey Wensleydale, with pear and vanilla pod chutney!




  • Holly Cupcakes are stunning little creations, as delicious as they look, or try Gorgeous Glittery bespoke cupcakes from Cupcake-a-licious these are no mere desserts, with
    each bespoke cake reflecting your personality and taste.




  • The Great British Sausage Company was established by young entrepreneur David Nye and their Hot Duchess sausage, with pork and jalapeo, comes highly recommended!




  • Stop off at the traditional Moroccan Exotic Tagine Caf for freshly prepared meals using the finest ingredients. Enjoy fresh sea bass served with traditional Moroccan herbs and spices or lamb tagine cooked to perfection with honey soaked prunes.




  • Flip Dunning decided to throw in the towel, give up her high powered (highly stressful) advertising career to spend her days doing what she loves, creating organic mushroom pt based on a recipe made up by her brother when he was eight. Pt Moi now sells out faster than Flip can make it!




  • Farmer Gosdens Jersey ice cream, made from the milk of pedigree cows, comes in amazing flavours including Guinness or watercress, raspberry and mascarpone or lemongrass sorbet. Visit their stand at Foodies and they will create a bespoke flavour for your special occasion.




  • Discover the Origin is a three-year campaign to promote Europes finest products. Sample Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Parma ham, matched with port and Burgundy wines, and pick up some recipe tips and food and wine pairing advice.




  • Tantalise the senses and elevate your soul with a glass of Premier, Grand Cru or Cuve Champagne from the Bubbly Champagne Company.




  • Remy Martin invites visitors to step into their Signature Lounge at Foodies. Once inside, they will be treated to an exceptionally fruity cognac served over ice accompanied by a perfectly matched petite delice.




  • Rossmore Oysters grow and sell some of the finest oysters from around Scotland, England and Jersey. Enjoy one with a glass of champagne, expertly opened by the fastest shucker in the country, Tristan Hugh-Jones.




  • A dining experience like no other, the traditional Portuguese speciality, roast hog, can be enjoyed with home-made apple sauce and spicy roquette salad and topped with crackling.




  • Yum Yum Trees delicious gourmet fudge is made using natural flavours and local British sugar and comes in an array of contemporary flavours including lime and coconut, chilli chocolate or lavender.




  • Prucia is the hottest cocktail must-have on the market. Fusing eastern and western cultures, this plum wine liqueur adds a refreshing twist to caipirinhas, mojitos and Champagne.




  • Showcasing the finest Portuguese delicacies, Rainha Santa will be offering samples of their fresh fruit marmalade, honey, extra virgin olive oils and wild herbs from Alentejo.




  • Pick up exclusive deli products from Gastro Nicks, a wonderful range of carefully selected international produce, including olive oil from Crete and Sicily, genuine aged balsamic vinegar from Modena, Italy, and unique French terrines including wild boar with juniper or duck with green peppercorns.




  • Casillero del Diablo wines signify the vibrancy, life and love of the country in which they are produced, Chile. Try the range of wines and meet the friendly and knowledgeable team, who will lead you through a tutored tasting. There is even the opportunity to win a giant three-litre bottle of Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon!



BOOK YOUR TICKETS:
The Foodies Festival runs at Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, from Saturday May 28 to Monday May 30. To book your two-for-one tickets, please visit www.foodiesfestival.com or call 0871 230 5573, quoting surreylife.

More from Surrey Life

16:06

Education expert Dr Ryan Hinchey, Coordinator of College Counselling at ACS International School, with campuses in Cobham, Egham and Hillingdon, answers your questions

Read more

Surrounded by reservoirs and located on the banks of the famous river from which it takes its name, Staines-upon-Thames (as it is now called) is a town working to reshape its future and celebrate its picturesque riverside setting

Read more
Yesterday, 16:30

She may have recently moved to the seaside, but Surrey still holds a uniquely “precious” place in the heart of legendary children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson – not to mention the crucial role the county played in bringing everyone’s favourite and newly-returning feisty foster-kid to life

Read more
Yesterday, 11:59

Great things to do in Surrey this weekend (23, 24 and 25 November): art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

Read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Surrey is full of secret hideaways and hidden gems. Slades Farm on the Wintershall Estate is definitely one of them

Read more
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The new hotel is set to open in spring 2019 and will be located in the heart of the vineyard, offering sweeping views over the North Downs Way.

Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

From Santa’s Grottos, to Victorian Christmas markets and late-night shopping, we’ve covered what’s on in Surrey this season

Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Whether you're looking for fine dining, pub grub or exotic dishes, eating out in Surrey has something for everyone. Here's our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Having bloomed in Brighton’s restaurant scene over the past decade, The Chilli Pickle opened its second site in Guildford this summer

Read more
Monday, November 12, 2018

Historic Royal Palaces and IMG have announced that Kylie Minogue is the first headliner confirmed for Hampton Court Palace Festival 2019. These will be her only London shows of summer 2019. Here’s how you can get tickets

Read more
Monday, November 12, 2018

Enjoy this linear rail to ramble section of the Thames Down Link route taking the short train-ride from Box Hill & Westhumble to Ashtead before walking back

Read more
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

It’s that time of year when our beautiful countryside is alight with the colours of autumn. Here, we pick out some of her favourite spots to enjoy the seasonal splendour – as well as some perfect places for a post-walk refresher

Read more
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Found on the stretch of the River Thames between Weybridge and East Molesey, Sunbury-on-Thames is blessed with a village feel where it meets the water. From antique hunts to the joys of river life, here are a few of our favourite reasons to visit

Read more
Monday, November 5, 2018

Verity & Violet are Loui and Jess – a singing duo from Surrey who specialise in blending vintage classics with modern favourites. The two have achieved success in the capital, but are now hoping to attract an audience closer to home

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Topics of Interest


Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad

Local Business Directory

Property Search