6 fantastic events for foodies

6 events for foodies

With just days to go until the festival begins, we’ve prepared a selection of mouth-watering food-focused festival events to get your taste buds tingling.

1. Live Cooking Class

Join Standing Tall Arts for a live cookery demonstration featuring dishes from their new cookbook. All recipes have been contributed by young refugees living in Scotland.

Tuesday 15 June 2021, 19:00 – 21:00

2. Celebrating Refugee Festival Scotland

Pop along to Ruchazie Pantry to sample a selection of cultural dishes and recipes, listen to music and chat with people from the Cranhill community.

Wednesday, 16 June, 10am-3.30pm, 355 Gartloch Road, G33 3TJ

3. Syrian Food From Bute

The Syrian community on the Isle of Bute invite you to join them for a virtual cookery demonstration. They’re looking forward to sharing some traditional recipes and hope you enjoy trying, and sampling them yourselves.

Friday 18 June 2021, 11:00

4. Sharing Food Experiences

Join Sean Wai Keung for a creative online workshop on food and poetry. Bring along a photo, recipe or an idea about food that means something to you. Explore memories, share foodies thoughts and explore favourite ingredients. Ideas shared during the workshop will feature in an illustrated micro-publication which will be sent to participants and made available in community spaces across Renfrewshire.

Saturday 19 June 2021, 14:00

5. Tasteful Cuisine

Want to learn more about the tastes of Africa? Join cooks from across the continent as they demonstrate how to prepare popular dishes and traditional recipes from their home countries

Saturday 19 June 2021, 15:00

6. Rise Refugee Week Super Club

Enjoy the atmosphere of the sunken terrace at Woodlands Community Garden and sample food from the cultural heritage of the women from Rise. Book your six-person, private gazebo and let the celebrations begin.

Saturday, 19 June, 8pm

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