Bristol Food Connections top picks

Bristol food Connections is back in full force from 12 to 23 June, and its programme of events (lots of which are totally free!) spans the entire city these are just the tip of a very delicious and educational iceberg…

12 June: Spoke and Stringer food quiz

Bring your appetite and your culinary knowledge to this special dinner and quiz on the harbourside, where you’ll be served small plates and snacks as you battle to come out on top. the event starts at 7pm and tickets are £25.

13 June: Cooking with young children demo

Cook, writer and teacher Jo Ingleby – named the BBC food and farming awards’ cook of the year in 2015, thanks to her work at Redcliffe children’s centre – will show you how to get young children experimenting with new foods. it’s a 12pm start and is free, with no booking required.

15 June: Cultural heritage and identity through food

A panel of cooks with globally diverse backgrounds discuss how the place we come from informs our relationship with food and culture. expect to see Zoe Adjonyoh from Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen in attendance, alongside Fozia Ismail from Arawelo Eats. this talk is at the Colston Hall at 2.30pm and tickets are £8.

20 June: Breadmaking workshop

Travelling kitchen is a social enterprise that’s holding several events called ‘Cook to connect Southmead’ over the course of the festival – this one is focused on baking bread. it’s to be held at the Greenway Centre and is free to attend, although you do need to book your place.

22 June: Biodynamic wine tour and tasting

Go on a tour of a biodynamic vineyard at Westfield Farm in Chew Magna and learn about sustainable practices in winemaking before getting involved in a tasting of for the full festival programme, check out the website; sparkling wine. tickets are £15.

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