Thursday, January 29, 2009

Best of British and Irish Food

Thurs 29 Jan 2009

As promised, we've had the cake and now ... the competition. On 28 March The Best of Britain and Ireland opens at London's ExCel. The event runs over the weekend and is an exhibition dedicated to domestic tourism. In these economically straightened times, with the pound plunging against the euro, it's probably timely to remind ourselves of what's on our doorstep.

Of course, it's also time to think about all the great food that's on our doorstep. We're often hearing about traditional dishes being forgotten in favour of more exotic imports. Now, you've got a chance to champion a traditional British or Irish dish, make a video and, potentially, have your video seen by over 20, 000 people at the exhibition.

A good first step (besides thinking about what dish to focus on) is to join the facebook group (while you're there - join the Eating Leeds network). Once you've made your video you can post to the facebook group directly, to a youtube channel, or to iFoods.tv.

At the moment this is all the detail I have - but rest assured that any updates will be passed on!

Also - don't forget to watch Jamie Saves Our Bacon, tonight at 9pm on Channel 4. You might even get some ideas for your video!
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2 Comments:

Anonymous Phil Dean said...

Cool blog guys - stumbled across it (as you do) looking for a picture of Trio in Headingley for my blog.

Still pretty new to this blogging game have a look if you get a minute - www.theglobetroffers.com

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Blogger Alex said...

Glad you like the site, Phil! From your site it looks like you get out in the countryside quite a bit more than we do!

8:47 pm  

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