A guide to what's on at Glasgow's Eat and Drink Festival

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

The Ideal Home Show makes a trip to Scotland every year, and this time round it's bringing the interactive Eat and Drink Festival with it.

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.

A guide to what's on at Glasgow's Eat and Drink Festival

Where can I drink?

All that eating makes thirsty work, so head over to The Drinks Station to take part in themed gin, beer and wine tastings. Get industry insights on what drinks best match different dishes, learn about new trends and have a go at mixing your own cocktails. Highlights include a session from Glasgow's Driftwood bar about their Harry potter inspired cocktail menu, Global Patron Perfectionist, Mike McGinty from Voyage of Buck talking all things tequila and a 'Spot the Difference' wine tasting from the Glasgow Wine School.

Where can I shop?

Before heading home, check out the Artisan Producers Market, packed with fresh produce. Pick up chutneys, jams, pickles, bread, cheese, fresh fruit and vegetables and even seafood from a number of suppliers which include Heather Hills Farm, Taste Spain, Three Sisters Bake and Sunshine Kitchen.

SEC, Glasgow, Fri 26–Mon 29 May, ticket price includes entry to the Ideal Home Show. See below for The List's exclusive 2-for-1 ticket offer.