Chefs delight foodie fans at Taste of Angus

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Food fans gathered at Glamis Castle at the weekend to enjoy the Taste of Angus food and drink festival.

The two-day event feature chef demonstrations from a range of well known faces - including 2014 Masterchef winner Jamie Scott, who was joined on Sunday by Nick Nairn for a demo.

Nick Nairn

Nick Nairn

Also showcasing their skills were Adam Newth from the Tayberry Restaurant, who was named Young Scottish Chef of the Year at the CIS Excellence Awards, Brian Mcleish, the head chef at Aberdeen’s Moonfish Cafe and a former BBC Masterchef: The Professionals runner up, and Praveen Kumargrew from Tabla, which is Perth’s only rosette standard Indian eatery and was one of the first restaurants to receive Visit Scotland’s Taste Our Best Award.

The Cookery Theatre, which showcased the cooking demos, was hosted by BBC Great British Menu’s Jak O’Donnell and Radio Broadcaster Ally Bally.

The event also included a craft ale tent and bar – which featured locally-brewed beer and gin cocktails, especially created for the festival.

The event included more than just food and drink however, with entertainment from The Cairn String Quartet, Sonnet 65 and Paul Black. There was also a host of activities for the younger foodie fans, including a bouncy castle, face painting, and games and activities.