Getting Festive at Foodies: Nicki reports

Festive fun and gorgeous colours at Foodies Festival Christmas

Festive fun and gorgeous colours at Foodies Festival Christmas

Last weekend we popped in to look round the Foodies Festival at the EICC. Loved the variety of stands there, we sampled most things from the gooiest ever chocolate brownies to gin, raw sugar cane rum cocktails, curry and everything in between. We loved the demos too and especially liked the look of Mark Heirs cured salmon using Arbikie Gin.

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Fizz Festival Edinburgh

Oysterman, Loch Fyne oysters, Damn Fine Cheese and The Drinks Bakery line up their goods.

Oysterman, Loch Fyne oysters, Damn Fine Cheese and The Drinks Bakery line up their goods.

Saturday morning at Edinburgh Academy. People are setting up and anyone who comes through the door is handed a champagne flute and a voucher for an oyster. Bottles pop: Fizz Festival, Edinburgh, has started.

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Food to entertain at the Fringe

Great street food is on offer Umami Spice Girl in Assembly George Square Gardens

So the Fringe festival is almost upon us, starting next week in the main and has it got some treats in store for the foodies among us. But you don’t need to wait until next week as happening now in Edinburgh’s George Square Gardens is Assembly’s Edinburgh Food Festival. It’s…

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