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April 27, 2012
Tony Borthwick of The Plumed Horse is one of the chefs giving demos at tomorrow’s Feast 2012

If you will be in Edinburgh tomorrow and have an appetite for some food-related shenanigans then you might want meander down the Jewel and Esk Edinburgh campus for Feast 2012.

Scottish produce

Now in its third year, this fledgling celebration of Scottish regional food will feature top local producers showing their wares; demos from local chefs and the chance to sample up to twenty regional speciality dishes such as Eyemouth fishcakes, Arbroath Smokie omelettes and Galloway stovies.

Among the chefs showing their skills are John Paul of The Marine in Berwick; Tony Borthwick of The Plumed Horse and Neil Forbes of Cafe St Honore.

Celeb chef

Special guest chef is Yogesh Utekar who, as well as being Principal at the ITM Institute of Management in Mumbai, is a familiar face on telly in his native India.

Thirsty thrapples won’t be a problem. Swing by the Booze Boutique for tastings from Inverarity Vaults, Thistly Cross Cider, Broughton Ales and the Spencerfield Spirit Company which makes the tremendous Edinburgh Gin.

If the chefs demos make you want to taste more of their food then John Paul’s restaurant and Mr Forbes’ Cafe St Honore are both on 5pm. Customers have given John Paul’s place a staggering rating of 4.8/5

The event will take place from 10am – 4pm at Jewel & Esk College, 24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, EH15 2PP. Tickets will be priced at £12 (all adults) / £5 (concession available for students and children under 16 years of age) / children under 5 years go free.