Ottery Food Festival goes down a treat with crowds

PUBLISHED: 12:34 06 June 2018 | UPDATED: 07:15 07 June 2018

A live demonstration by staff and students from The King's School.

A live demonstration by staff and students from The King's School.

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The best of the regions food, drink and chefs were on display at the weekend for Ottery’s sixth Food and Families Festival.

Lots of action at the food festival.Lots of action at the food festival.

There was something for all the family, with food tasters, live music and face painting and activities for children.

In the main marquee, talented cooks from across East Devon serving up tasty dishes for the crowd to try.

Among those demonstrating were students from The King’s School, past and present, as well as South African chef Bruce Cole and Ottery businessman Christopher Piper.

Honiton business Bloomberry Juice Company received the Nick Agg-Manning trophy for the best market stall.

Judges presented an award for the best market stall at the food festival.Judges presented an award for the best market stall at the food festival.

Judges secretly inspected all the stalls marking them on their appearance, products and how they were packaged, price and child friendliness.

Ottery Carnival organised the evening entertainment which had a Caribbean theme.

Ruud Jansen Venneboer, from the festival committee, said: “Every year we increase the amount of people. It is as successful or even a little bit more successful than previous events. We were pleased with the weather.”

Pinnicle Icing from Tipton St John show off their intricate icing designs, which feature tractors, emojis and flaming tar barrels.Pinnicle Icing from Tipton St John show off their intricate icing designs, which feature tractors, emojis and flaming tar barrels.

Lisa Hackett and Alice from FillFull show off their zero waste products at the food festival.Lisa Hackett and Alice from FillFull show off their zero waste products at the food festival.

Customers treated themselves to delicious cakes from one of the stalls.Customers treated themselves to delicious cakes from one of the stalls.

Ethan Clarke demonstrates in the main marquee on Saturday.Ethan Clarke demonstrates in the main marquee on Saturday.


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