Hampshire Fare at Milford on Sea Food Week

Hampshire Fare is delighted to be supporting Milford on Sea Food Week being held on the 7th-13th April.

You will find us in the Milford on Sea Community Centre on Tuesday 8th April along with many of our talented local producers and chefs. Come along and join us for these free events.

Agriculture Today - 2pm to 2.30pm

Come and listen to a 20 minute talk by the agricultural specialists, Sparsholt College. They will explain the agricultural hot news of today and how they offer agriculture apprenticeships for the farmers of tomorrow. Demo’s with food produced at Sparsholt. *Sparsholt Stand presence all afternoon.

Hampshire Fare Producer Stalls - 2pm to 4.00pm

Sample and buy produce directly from a wide variety of local food and drink producers from across Hampshire. There is also a display of The Southern Co-operative's Local Flavours range.

Farming Today with Ian Nelson - 2.30pm to 3pm

Ian Nelson, farmer, entrepreneur and proprietor of Sunnyfields Farm in Totton Southampton, will explain his 'Food & More' concept. Since founding Sunnyfields in 1984, with no farming experience, Ian has gone on to create a successful organic farming business and introduced exciting initiatives to support farming and produce across Hampshire.

Fish Filleting & Cooking with David Wykes - 3.15pm to 4.15pm

Join David Wykes, Chef/Patron of renowned and award-winning Verveine fish restaurant, to learn about fish filleting skills. David will demonstrate fish preparation and then cook a classic fish dish.

Hampshire Cheese, Wine & Ale Tasting - 6pm to 8pm
Hear about the delights of Hampshire wine, cheese, beer and ale. Local producers will have displays of their ranges, and informally explain what they do whilst providing tastings of their products.

James Durrant in the Kitchen - 7pm to 8pm

Come and watch James Durrant create dishes that can be perfectly paired with Hampshire wines. His culinary career started in the kitchens of Gordon Ramsey and he went on to become head chef at the Michelin star Maze in Mayfair. Today James runs Durrant Restaurants, providing his expertise as a private chef and operating his own pub and restaurant at The Plough Inn in Longparish near Winchester.

Find out more about what's happening throughout the week at the website below.