Halifax Food Festival continues as thousands turn out for a tasty treat

Halifax Food Festival.
Halifax Food Festival.

The Halifax Food and Drink Festival offers up a feast of delights as it moves into its second day.

Thousands of people flocked to Halifax town centre yesterday for the event taking in more l than 70 stalls.

Halifax Food Festival.

Halifax Food Festival.

Producers of culinary delights have come from across the country to tempt the public with delightful roast meats, chutneys and curry treats.

There are also a host of cookery demonstrations throughout the day to give you hints and tips using the local produce from the festival at home.

The running order looks like this:

11am - Phil Leverington, known as The Demo Chef is a passionate advocate of local produce. He only cooks with ingredients available from the festival on the day and will be creating a number of imaginative dishes that everyone can make at home.

12pm - Andrew Colwill, farmer and butcher from Coddy’s Farm will be demonstrating how to make simple tasty meatballs, delicious served with crusty bread.

1pm - Two time Yorkshire Pudding Champion, Christopher Blackburn, will be sharing his winning recipe from ITV’s Food Glorious Food of Chinese Style Yorkshire Pudding with Duck and Hoisin Sauce.

2pm - Renowned local chef Lee Marshall of Design House Hospitality is joined by Ben Varley, Head Chef at The Rock Hotel and former contestant on BBC’s Masterchef: The Professionals, to offer two very different versions of a well known dish.

3pm - Chef Jason Main from The Cooking School at Dean Clough will begin by pairing temptingly tart gooseberries and refreshing elderflower in his Yorkshire Gooseberry & Elderflower Crumble. This delicious dessert is followed by pure summer indulgence in the form of an irresistible White Chocolate and Yellisons Buttermilk Bavarois with a Nectarine and Lavender Compote.