The Walthamstow Garden Party is back this year with an excitable fizz in the air. It'll be brimming with music, poetry, crafts, and my speciality: food and drink, available by the bowlful.
We'll be weloming back some familiar faces such as last year's star Northern Imagination, alongside plenty of exciting local stall holders on Artillery Island and a brand new exciting development of three food demonstrations to tease your tastebuds! These include Organiclea, a familiar face to Walthamstow and Hulya bringing her exotic spices to the Island.
The schedule looks like this:
Saturday 18th July
12.30 - 13.15
Organiclea, taking you step by step through country wine making
Sunday 19th July
12.15 - 13.00
Hulya from Made by the Chef demystifying Eastern Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine with a splash of how make them 'free from' allergens thrown in to make it even easier.
13.15 - 13.45
Organiclea demonstrating how to make tasty salad from their veg box
They're free to attend, on a first come basis. Doors open at 12pm so why not make Artillery Island your first stop for some yummy lunch.
Here's a little more information on Organiclea and Hulya, our brave pioneers on this exploration.
Organiclea - Country Wine
Come along on Saturday lunchtime to learn from Organiclea wine enthusiasts
how to ferment fruit and wild food into country wine
with some theory, some practical work, and a if you're lucky maybe even a chance to
sample some locally made country wine.
Learn more about what young country wine is and how it preserves the best of the season. In
this demo you will learn that wine-making does not
need specialist equipment and you don’t have to own a
Hulya - Eastern Med & Turkish Cuisine
On Sunday we're pleased to welcome Hulya to the stage; no stranger to the limelight with TV and food show appearances under her belt, along with teaching, judging and writing for a variety of food magazines - it's amazing she has the time to see us!
Organiclea - Veg box salad
Organiclea return on Sunday to show you that creating fantastic meals from seasonal veg doesn't
need to be complicated or out of anyone's reach. Let
the produce speak for itself and join Organiclea for a
quick demonstration on a few tips and tricks on how to
whip up a sensational salad for summer.
Hopefully see you there! Be sure to say hi :)