‘Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon or not at all’
Harriet Van Horn
Tickle your taste buds with our tantalising themed food, theatre and poetry events!
Let our Flying Kitchen take your guests on a evocative journey through food. Come on a food forage exploring Scotland’s wild larder with a backwoods lunch using your own local produce to compliment the forage. Or we can provide delightful culinary themed food demos and tasting to a seated audience, promoting your venue and local produce.
Learn to eat like our ancestors did!
Hot stones, fire pits, roots and leaves, join us as we become hunter-gatherers, on an edible journey to the past!
The Poetry Kitchen
Delve into a wonderful world of food and poetry and discover food that has inspired great poetry through the ages, from mutton broth, to a humble salad, to Soulful Strawberry’s, Cheeky Chocolate and Glorious Gastronomic Garlic.
WWI Kitchen – Your Country Needs Stew
Join a field Kitchen and experience the impact of WWI upon the British Kitchen. From trench food and field kitchens, serving up bully beef, turnip bread and sandbag mess, to the daily food of the British worker, once had rationing began!
WWII Kitchen – Keep Calm and Curry On!
In 1939, Britain imported 55 million tonnes of foodstuffs per year. One month after the start of the Second World War, this figure dropped to 12 million. Britain suddenly had to focus on food production. Rationing and fake foods were upon us. Join us and get canny in the kitchen, save money, and discover rationing fun!
A Scottish High Tea
Come experience the true gastronomic delight of the sumptuous Scottish Highland High tea. The ‘Flying Kitchen’ serves up traditional highland fayre is the ‘special’ of the day. Join our cook and her theatrical team as they tell the story of the ‘high tea, a light, layered lingering repast, whipped up before your very eyes. Treats and fancies, cream & scones, preserves & cheese, oatcakes & pâtes, sweets and savories, layer upon layer of heavenly highland food prepared before you, for you to try!