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Aldeburgh opens its doors for second day of food and drink festival

PUBLISHED: 05:30 30 September 2018

The Hillfarm Family Meadow Picture: RUTH LEACH

The Hillfarm Family Meadow Picture: RUTH LEACH

The second and final day of the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival begins this morning after kicking off with a host of special guests yesterday.

Freshly baked  by The Two Magpies Bakery in Southwold Picture: RUTH LEACHFreshly baked by The Two Magpies Bakery in Southwold Picture: RUTH LEACH

Among those guests at Snape Maltings was Great British Bake Off star Prue Leith who spoke to those gathered about her favourite recipes and shared many a tip with the audience.

There will be talks from a number of local chefs including James Barber, head chef at The White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh and Chris Lee, the head chef at the Bildeston Crown.

While masterclasses will cover everything from Vietnamese food to chocolate tasting.

Hundreds of food producers from across the region and beyond will be returning to the site to meet with visitors and discuss their own unique produce.

Visitors enjoying a presentation at the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival Picture: RUTH LEACHVisitors enjoying a presentation at the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival Picture: RUTH LEACH

Adnams will be returning with their Drinks Experience with a range of talks, tasting and demonstrations on offer.

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