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Malta Food Event in December

Festivaldelgusto are very pleased to be working on an exciting new event in Malta this December held together with MCA, the Mediterranean Culinary Academy and several Slow Food groups from Italy and other Mediterranean countries. We have been planning to hold an organic and sustainable food event in Valletta the capital of Malta since the Slow Food Mediterranean conference in Valletta last October.
The event will mainly be aimed toward promoting small artisan producers from around the Mediterranean region as well as representatives from many of the countries taking part. During the day there will be a series of workshops, talks and pop up street food stands as well as a dedicated kitchen where chefs can prepare dishes which are typical of their home countries.
It is hoped that the event can be held outside in the streets close to the beautiful Hastings Gardens, but if this is not possible because of the weather in December then it will be relocated to an indoor venue in another part o…
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Holkham Hall and Estate food festival

Holkham Hall Estate is a beautiful stately home owned by the Coke Family, Lord and Lady Leicester and is set in over 23,000 acres of land near the north Norfolk coast and has over 300 staff, a large organic farm with numerous residential properties and also the world famous Holkham Beach which has featured in many well known films over the past few years.
Slow Food Anglia part of Slow food International approached us at Festivaldelgusto last year to ask if we were able to help with the organisation and logistics of this important food festival, as it is expected that over 3,000 visitors will come to the days festival and over 150 to the evening Italian Sagra styled meal.
The event will be held on Saturday 8th April at the newly refurbished and there will be up to thirty local food producers and traders in the Lady Elizabeth Wing during the day as well as street food traders and several local charities with stands in the outer courtyard.
Festivaldelgusto will be helping with the promot…

Norwich Christmas event

Norwich is a city which has seen a dramatic increase in interest in local food culture over the past five years and seems to have new restaurants, bars and cafes opening every month and an explosion of interest in good, sustainably sourced food and drink.
We are pleased to be involved with several small local food and drink businesses who have plans to hold food festivals and food related events across the city this December and in 2017, one of these is the local street food group, Feast on the Street who will be holding an Christmas festival at the Shoe factory Social club on the 10th December.
The festival at the old Shoe Factory will be the first collaboration between Feast on the Street, Slow Food Norwich and us at Festivaldelgusto, Feast on the Street are a small group of fifteen independent street food traders based in Norwich and in north Norfolk.
The venue where the festival is being held is a fantastic old factory and a warehouse near the centre of Norwich and unfortunately t…

Festivaldelgusto at Gusto Italia

Festivaldelgusto are very pleased to be one of the participants with Slow Food Anglia at the prestigious Italian food and drink event, the  Gusto Italia which is held on November 7th and 8th at the Sheraton Hotel, Park Lane in central London. As part of our ongoing commitment to our friends and clients in Italy we are attending the event to build on the very close links we now have with Sicilian and mainland Italian olive oil producers, chefs and artisan food businesses. We will also strengthen our ties that we now have built up with Olivaverde, Slow Food Anglia, Slow Food Sicilia and Slow Food groups in Italy.
Carmelo Carnevale the Sicilian chef who is responsible for organising Gusto Italia has personally invited Slow Food Anglia members and they have included us in their stand at the event. Carmelo came to Norwich to take part in our joint Festivaldelgusto and Slow Food Anglia festival we held there in August and he also met with our partners at Olivaverde at that event and sampled …

Festivaldelgusto with Olivaverde

Festivaldelgusto will be working closely with the olive oil group Olivaverde at the new and exciting Breks Food festival in Norfolk this September. Both groups have been involved with food, drink and lifestyle festivals in London and the east of England for many years and we are looking forward to our joint cooperating with the new Breks Food festival to be held at the Fire Pit near Swaffham in September which is being held in conjunction with the annual Slow Food festival that has been held at the Fire Pit Camp over the past three years. One of the main aims of both Festivaldelgusto and Olivaverde is to be involved with local communities and events in areas in which we promote our fine artisan produced olive oils so we are very pleased to be involved with the Breks food festival for the first time. Festivaldelgusto normally are focused on events in Italy and the Mediterranean region but are pleased to be part of the Breks festival this year.



The Fire Pit Camp is an independent family ru…

Slow Food Mediterranean Conference in Malta

Two years ago the small Slow Food group on Malta was approached with the idea of a dedicated Slow Food Mediterranean festival which would be held in a well known venue on the Island of Malta, the aim was to bring artisan olive oil and food producers from Malta and Sicily together for the first time in this way.
Festivaldelgusto are now very pleased that working together with Slow Food Malta and with Slow Food Sicilia as well as Slow Food Anglia on plans to bring the first artisan food festival of this type to the Island in June 2017.
This October 29th 2016 there will be a Slow Food conference on Malta at the Excelsior Hotel in Valletta to promote the festival and to raise awareness of the Slow Food group on Malta. there will be workshops and talks during this one day event and there will be a maximum of 80 places available to both Slow Food members and other guests.
The groups in their respective countries are all very passionate about the ethos and also the work of Slow Food as an o…

Slow Food and Festivaldelgusto in Norwich

We will be working with Slow Food NorwichSlow Food Anglia and Norwich City Council on the first Slow Food artisan food and life festival to be held in the city of Norwich in August 2016, this is now planned to be an annual event and we are all very pleased to have such great support from the city council in the beautiful historic city.
Slow Food Norwich was set up in Norwich in 2009 by people interested in promoting good, clean fair food in the city and also in the county of Norfolk, Slow Food Anglia was established in 2015 and is now the regional entity which helps set up new groups and also promotes and supports all the established groups across East Anglia.
Norwich City Council are very proactive in promoting environmental issues and hold several events on environmental and sustainability issues in Norwich each year including their well known One Planet Festival , they also work closely with Slow Food Norwich on the Pumpkin Waste festival events held each autumn in the city. The …