Top of the Food Chain
Saturday 10 August 15:15 - 16:15
Beyond Vodka and Caviar
Sunday 11 August 15:30 - 16:45
Immerse yourself in the vibrant flavours of Russia with 2017 Young British Foodie nominee Alissa Timoshkina. Founder of London’s hugely popular KinoVino film supper club, Timoshkina brings together pre- and post-Revolution cuisine in Salt & Time, a...
Do or Diet?
Monday 12 August 14:00 - 15:00
Whenever the latest dieting fad comes along, those promoting new theories are well fed on the proceeds, while many people trying to shed pounds are left wondering why nothing seems to work. Meet Giles Yeo, geneticist and presenter on BBC’s Trust Me,...
Tastes of the Black Sea
Monday 12 August 15:45 - 17:00
From Potemkin cocktails to Mark Twain’s Debauched Ice Cream, the recipes discovered by Edinburgh-based food journalist Caroline Eden on a coastal journey from Odessa to the Turkish port of Trabzon are remarkable and revealing. Black Sea is her...
Palestine on a Plate
Wednesday 14 August 15:45 - 17:00
Chef Joudie Kalla’s new book Baladi is more than a recipe collection – it’s a tribute to a homeland; an exploration of Palestinian culture through its overlooked cuisine. Kalla, a graduate of Leith’s School of Food and Wine, has long been...
Corking talk about champagne
Thursday 15 August 15:45 - 17:00
Davy Żyw began his wine career in Edinburgh before becoming a sommelier in Mayfair and is now a champagne and wine buyer for Berry Bros & Rudd. There’s no better man to deliver the definitive guide to champers and sparkling wine. Whether your tipple...
Hungry for Change
Friday 16 August 17:00 - 18:00
Good food should be affordable for everyone. Jack Monroe is an active anti-poverty campaigner and her recipe books – including Cooking on a Bootstrap and Tin Can Cook – are about making simple yet delicious recipes on a shoestring, based on her own...
The future of food
Monday 19 August 14:15 - 15:15
Here to present her new book Food Routes, food historian and futurist Robyn Metcalfe explores a largely overlooked process of the global food system: how are edible goods moved from producer to consumer? She discusses the supply chain that is attempting...
Bringing it all back home
Monday 19 August 15:45 - 17:00
Globetrotting food writer and broadcaster, Ghillie Basan has scoured the Earth for flavours and recipe ideas. Now, she’s turning her attention to home with Spirit & Spice. She uses her knowledge of foreign cuisines to bring out the best in Scottish...
Recipes from Scotland’s National Chef
Tuesday 20 August 15:45 - 17:00