Programme for Scottish Food Fortnight Revealed

The programme for Scottish Food Fortnight 2007 was announced today revealing participants and supporters from all over Scotland. Backed by culinary stars including Martin Wishart, Nick Nairn, Andrew Fairlie and Gordon Ramsay, the two week long celebration of Scottish produce begins on the 1st September 2007. The programme for Scottish Food Fortnight 2007 was announced today revealing participants and supporters from all over Scotland. Backed by culinary stars including Martin Wishart, Nick Nairn, Andrew Fairlie and Gordon Ramsay, the two week long celebration of Scottish produce begins on the 1st September 2007. Scottish Food Fortnight 2007 will be officially launched at Glamis Castle, venue for Scotland’s Countryside Festival, on 31st August 2007 by the fortnight’s patron Lady Claire McDonald. Over the following two weeks, events such as; the Dundee Flower and Food Festival, The Gluten Free Fayre, The Taste of Mull & Iona Food Festival, The Taste of Tain, Loch Lomond Food and Drink festival and other food events will be held right across Scotland to celebrate Scottish Food Fortnight. One highlight for budding chefs in the west will be the cookery classes to be held by Scotland on Sunday food columnist Jaqueline O’Donnell at her award winning restaurant The Sisters.  Organisers of the Fortnight are also in talks with the UK’s version of The Tour de France, The Tour of Britain www.tourofbritain.com, who are looking to host a celebration of fitness and food as the cyclists cross the finishing line in Glasgow on the 15th September. Scottish Food Fortnight 2007 will be closed by a spectacular Food Fest in Clackmannanshire where cookery displays and a Central FM roadshow will be held in a specially erected tented village. Many of the Farmers Markets held across Scotland during September will be promoting the Scottish Food fortnight messages – for details on your local Farmers Market, visit www.scottishfarmersmarkets.co.uk For information on more events taking place throughout the fortnight, such as French wine and Scottish cheese tastings, a Gourmet seafood trail, a local game food festival, cookery classes and farm visits, keep watching

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Programme for Scottish Food Fortnight Revealed

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