A guide to what's on at Glasgow's Eat and Drink Festival
Including demonstrations from Hardeep Singh Kohli and Gregg Wallace, plus Harry Potter and Disney themed cocktail classes
As Scotland's leading home event celebrates its 70th year, the Eat and Drink Festival will give festival goers a chance to celebrate some of the best food and drink across the country. Street food trucks will park up in the SEC, allowing you to try everything from burritos to burgers and bhajis, while a top line-up of chefs and industry experts host cookery demonstrations, drinks masterclasses, whisky tutorials and more.
If you're planning on heading to the Ideal Home Show, entry to the Eat and Drink Festival is free – here's a whistlestop tour of what's going on at the four-day food and drink event.
Where can I watch?
Throughout the festival, The Foodie Lab gives visitors a chance to pick up all the latest tips and tricks from some of the country's most creative chefs. On the Sunday and Monday, writer, broadcaster and chef Hardeep Singh Kohli prepares curried cauliflower cheese and spiced mackerel with a punjabi salsa. Café St Honoré's Neil Forbes will be in the demonstration theatre on Friday and Saturday, cooking up different dishes that support the Love Food Hate Waste campaign. Masterchef's Gregg Wallace, Harajuku Kitchen's Kaori Simpson, Rosemary Shrager and others will also be sharing their kitchen knowledge.
Where can I eat?
Because that's what we all came for, right? Well, there's plenty to choose from over at The Great Eat, which showcases some of the country's most innovative street food vendors. Juicy Aberdeen Angus burgers are available at The Buffalo Farm stand, burritos and bhajis come from Lov Mexico and Spice Lounge Scotland, The Daily Mozz serve up their speciality cheese steak sarnies while Camp Halloumi serve up more cheesy delights.