Darlington and Stockton Times: Bishop Auckland Food Festival

Who's who at the festival - full exhibitor listings

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN A JAM: Jars of jams made from a variety of fruit make a colourful display

4:57pm Friday 11th April 2014

This year's stallholders will be offering everything from the finest, freshest local produce to handmade gifts at the 160 stalls throughout the grounds. Here is the full list of exhibitors at Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

More than 30,000 expected to visit ‘lovely’ food festival

Darlington and Stockton Times: SHOWCASE OF BEST IN REGION Visitors enjoy the attractions in the castle courtyard at a previous Bishop Auckland food festival

3:03pm Friday 11th April 2014

WITH more than 30,000 expected to visit the Bishop Auckland Food Festival for a second year in a row, it is hard to believe the event was started by just ten volunteers.

Expect to have fun at Simon’s lively show

Darlington and Stockton Times: ENTERTAINING: Successful chef Simon Rimmer

3:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

SIMON Rimmer said he has been on an “incredible journey” after switching from working as a designer to becoming a successful chef.

Paul’s on right track with steam train pizzas

Darlington and Stockton Times: FULL STEAM AHEAD: Owner Paul Bulmer, of Pizza Loco, with his “steam train”, a former cattle trailer, which has a wood-burning stove for cooking pizzas

3:19pm Friday 11th April 2014

A FORMER cattle trailer has been transformed into a “steam train” with woodburning oven to create pizzas in only 90 seconds.

Welly gives home-baked biscuits wag of approval

Darlington and Stockton Times: TAKING THE BISCUIT: Alison’s dog Welly stands guard over home-baked Wellybix treats

3:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

TASTY treats for man’s best friend will be on offer from a fledgling business visiting the Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

Weird and wonderful for children

Darlington and Stockton Times:

3:25pm Friday 11th April 2014

FOOD rockets, edible stories and vegetable juggling are just some of the weird and wonderful attractions set to keep the family entertained at the Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

Plenty to enjoy near Bishop Auckland

Darlington and Stockton Times: STEP INTO THE PAST: Beamish Museum offers a variety of activities for the family – Picture: Beamish Museum

3:38pm Friday 11th April 2014

BISHOP Auckland, in the Vale of Durham, is a lively market town with a fascinating 2,000-year heritage.

Victor launched his chilli range after friends ‘asked for more’

Darlington and Stockton Times: CHILLING OUT: Victor Nwosu with some of his Wiga Wagaa Chilli sauces and oils – Picture: Tom Banks

3:20pm Friday 11th April 2014

WHEN dinner party guests ask you to make extra so that they can take some home, you must be doing something right.

Cooking with nature’s ingredients

Darlington and Stockton Times: LIKES TO INTERACT: Mark Lloyd encourages his audience to recreate dishes using seasonal British food

3:12pm Friday 11th April 2014

EXPERIENCED chef Mark Lloyd’s approach to simple yet good-quality food will encourage the festival crowd to recreate it for themselves.

How to make a leftover masterpiece

Darlington and Stockton Times: Chef Richard Fox

3:14pm Friday 11th April 2014

CHEF Richard Fox is renowned for cooking with beer thanks to his passion for the brewing industry.

Johnny uncovers the history of sausages using pirates

Darlington and Stockton Times: FARM TO FORK: Johnny Pusztai will be taking on the younger crowd with his burger challenge

3:13pm Friday 11th April 2014

AWARD-WINNING butcher Johnny Pusztai is looking forward to cooking up a storm on his return to the food festival.

Find out what’s lurking in your lunches at event

Darlington and Stockton Times:

3:11pm Friday 11th April 2014

CBBC star Stefan Gates will be exploring the science behind snacks and discovering what is lurking in our lunches with a special demonstration.

Pink peppercorns and juniper help give Durham Gin its unique flavour

Darlington and Stockton Times:

3:22pm Friday 11th April 2014

VISITORS to the food festival will be able to raise a glass to Durham’s first gin distillery.






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