The Great Perthshire Picnic

Posted in News, on 11 September 2017, by , 0 Comments

There’s another fantastic week of food and drink events taking place in Perthshire coming up – check out these amazing local offerings…

11TH - 17TH SEPT

HALF-PRICE BREAD AT LOCH LEVEN’S LARDER

Visit Loch Leven’s Larder – an award-winning family-run farm, restaurant, deli and gift shop – easily accessible from all over Scotland, within just a few miles of the M90. Spend £10 in our deli between 11-17 September and get a loaf of bread at half-price. Wonderful food, gorgeous views – the perfect place for a picnic!

12TH SEPT

MURRAY’S BAKERY HIGH TEAS AT GIRAFFE CAFÉ

Enjoy the return of Murray’s café, this time in pop-up form and held in Perth’s popular social enterprise – Giraffe Café – on South St.

Come and enjoy a selection of Murray’s award-winning pies followed by a mixture of delicious cakes and delicacies.

Entry: £12.50pp | Time:  6pm – 8pm

Giraffe Café & Gift Shop, 51-53 South St, Perth PH2 8PD

13TH SEPT

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE MAKING WORKSHOP

Hands on chocolate making workshop – rolling, dipping, decorating and of course eating delicious handmade truffles.  Find out how to make a ganache, how to temper chocolate and just a little more about this amazing food.  Flavours will include local and seasonal as available.

The workshop will cover basic techniques of ganache making and tempering chocolate, using equipment that you would have in your own kitchen.  So – come along to make chocolates as a one off – or come to launch a new chocolate making passion in your own home!

All equipment will be provided, just bring good humour, taste buds and some creativity.  You will take home all the chocolates that you have made as well as a whole new set of skills!

Event Entry Type: Places are limited to six people, so booking is essential.

Cost of Entry: £40 per person

14TH SEPT

SCOTTISH GIN TASTING AT THE KIRKLANDS

We all know the Kirklands is the place to go for Gin in Kinross, why not come along to our Scottish Gin tasting and sample 4 different Gins with matched tonics including our own Apple Infused Gin, have some bar bites and learn some useless Ginformation.

Event Entry Type: Book with the Kirklands Hotel

Cost of Entry: £15.00 per person

15TH SEPT

MEET OUR LOCAL HEROES AT CRIEFF FOOD CO

COME AND MEET SOME OF OUR LOCAL HEROES, THESE ARE THE LOCAL SUPPLIERS AND PRODUCERS WHO ARE MAKING AND SUPPLYING WORLD CLASS PRODUCE ON OUR DOOR STEP.

Come into The Crieff  Food Company where we will have tastings from wide array of our local producers, from cheese, artisan bread, tea, coffee to confectionary, jams/preserves and locally grown rapeseed oils and dressings.

We are blessed here in Crieff to have a huge variety of local producers and suppliers of world class food / produce on our doorstep. some of these producers have been in business for generations and some just setting out, but what they have in common is that they are all passionate about what they do.  Our aim at the Crieff Food Company is to champion these producers, support and encourage their endeavours and show off their produce.

We will be showcasing many of these producers on our “local heroes” day, come along taste their produce meet some of them and learn a bit more about what they do.

Some of the local products on show will be:

  • Cheese
  • Bread
  • Teas
  • Coffees
  • Jams and preserves
  • Local Baking
  • Dressings and oils
  • Meats
  • And much much more.

Event Entry Type: Just show Up

Cost of Entry: Free

Time of event: 10am – 4pm

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