"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating."
Luciano Pavarotti - Pavarotti, My Own Story
There's a number of activities this year which centre around food including:
WORLD ON A PLATE: INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL
Saturday 23rd March
11am - 4.30pm - Telegraph Centre and garden
Last year's International Food Festival brought the world on a platter. This year it will be even better so bring your appetites and taste buds. food will be served from around the world to sample and buy. If you would like to participate e-mail Jacqui Walker here
download a poster with full information here
FOOD STALLS THIS YEAR INCLUDE:
FESTIVAL CAKE COMPETITION
Sat, 23 March, 10.00am-4.00pm
Café Fed (above The Hill Station) Note change of venue!
Bake a cake, large or small, fancy or plain, decorated if you wish, and then let the Festival-going public of Telegraph Hill judge the results! New for 2013 only! - A "Cakes Made by Men" category.
Another opportunity to bake, sample and vote for your top three favourite cakes in the following categories: Traditional teatime; Decorated or Novelty Cakes; Made by Children (0-16 years). Plus, for this year only, a new category - "Cakes Made by Men". Entry forms available at the box office, to download or by email here
Deliver cakes before 12 noon, judging from 1-3pm. Grand prize giving at 4pm.
Free to enter competition, £1 for adults and 50p for children to taste and judge.
To mark the 5th anniversary of the Telegraph Hill Festival Cake Competition, a limited edition Cake Competition Recipe Book has been published. In full colour and with 22 unique and beautifully photographed recipes.
Come early to claim your copy, on sale for only £7.
Contact Roz Cake competition organiser here
And while we are on the subject of food - let's not forget a really exciting initiative all about growing food. The Common Growth project and Grow Wild are having special Grow events
SATURDAY 23rd March - Grow Wild - Gardens and Cooking Tour. Meet at Telegraph Hill Centre Foyer 11.00am–2.15pm
SUNDAY 24th March - See how our garden grows! Common Growth Community Garden, Sandbourne Road 2.00pm–5.00pm
Here is a short video about the Common Growth Open Day last year.
To get involved in these wonderful community food growing projects contact Grow wild