Time for a initial tangible cruise during a Electric Picnic – The Irish Times
August 26, 2017 - Picnic Time
With performances from Chaka Khan, A Tribe Called Quest, Le Galaxie, Saint Sister, Rusangano Family, Soulé and heaps more, Electric Picnic is moulding adult to be sonically tasty this year. But what will we be eating during Stradbally this September?
The site will be once again bedecked with organisation favourite food stalls such as spud stalwarts Home Fries, Pakistani piquancy merchants Kinara Kitchen and Virginia O’Gara’s raw, fermented and vegan treats during My Goodness.
For a food-loving festival-goer, The Theatre of Food during Mindfield is once again a place to set adult camp. Curated by John and Sally McKenna, The Theatre of Food offers Irish food a theatre of a possess and offers a height to a brightest, best and many innovative of a Irish food theatre to uncover off their things alongside a few general guests.
On a theatre this year chefs Paul Flynn and Kevin Thornton will be heightening their knives on stage, while Dublin 8 pizza kings Gaillot Gray go conduct to conduct with their neighbours Assassination Custard.
Bakers Scéal Bakery and Patrick Ryan of Firehouse Bakery will be doing their thing with dough, and Ralph Rolle, a drummer from Chic, will be behind in city to speak about his Soul Snacks Cookie Company.
Food lovers’ favourite Takashi Miyazaki of a eminent Japanese take-away in Cork will horde a seminar called Love It To The Bone to prominence a intensity of fish bones, regulating fish from Goatsbridge in Kilkenny.
Apart from cookery demonstrations, The Theatre of Food will play horde to debates around food, with sustainability being a prohibited topic.
Protect a sea
Irish food fable Susan Steele, a conduct of a Sea Fisheries Protection Agency, will horde a speak called Vitamin Sea surveying a health advantages of sea H2O and a significance of safeguarding it. Steele will be behind on theatre with Fintan O’Toole and JP McMahon to dilate a lense on food sustainability, as good as how to strengthen a sea.
Fake News will be a subject explored by Mindfield, and so The Theatre of Food will demeanour during Fake Food News by a array of debates. Culinary artistic Ali Dunworth and cook Hilary O’Hagan-Brennan will take a closer demeanour during a existence of Instagram food, and Niall Toner will horde a review with food and tillage publisher and author Suzanne Campbell, food author Dee Laffan and cook Gary O’Hanlon.
Kitchen equivalence will also be on a list by a review with Jess Murphy (head cook during Kai, Galway), Maggie Roche (head cook during Hugo’s, Dublin) and Darina Allen (Ballymaloe House) led by Audrey McDonald (The Cookbook Café, Dublin).
Something new this year is The People’s Picnic hosted by Jacinta Dalton, Olivia Duff, Patrick Ryan and Niall Sabongi, 4 of Fáilte Ireland’s Food Champions.
The organisers are anticipating to emanate a initial ever community cruise during a Electric Picnic during 4.30pm on Saturday, Sep 2nd. Tickets, that embody an workman bushel of cruise goodies, are €20 per chairman and can be requisitioned during eventgen.ie/the-people-s-picnic. All deduction from a eventuality will be donated to Jigsaw, a National Centre for Youth Mental Health in Ireland.
The People’s Picnic will couple live around Periscope with The People’s Feast holding place in Aarhus, Denmark, that will occur simultaneously. You can follow The People’s Picnic on Twitter @EPpeoplespicnic.
Keep adult to date with The Theatre of Food happenings during electricpicnic.ie/stage/theatre-food.