Celebrating 'Leeds Loves Food'
An event to showcase the finest food and drink producers in the North of England, from primary produce, fresh from the Field, through to the most sumptuous of patisserie ....
A wonderful opportunity to sample and buy some of the finest produce from the region, all under one, very beautiful, roof!
The Corn Exchange is one of Leeds' most spectacular buildings, Cornucopia brings together a delicious selection of goods for a two day event that we would like to run on a seasonal basis, celebrating the diversity of our changing landscape, bringing you the finest of fresh produce at just the right time.
If you came to 'Good Food Friday', or enjoyed Leeds Loves Food, if you support independent retailers or care about food miles, if you'd like to inject a little excitement in to your food shopping and discover some great new recipe ideas too, then this is a 'must do' event.
Entry is, of course, free of charge and there is plenty of parking, along with superb public transport links, all close by.
Past Event Reviews
Cornucopia - October was a triumph of local produce, generating lots of tweets, likes and blogs, not only did stallholders report great sales on the day, many met buyers from the retail sector and forged new relationships.
December was a Christmassy affair, whilst February featured seasonal Rhubarb and lots of Valentine themed produce.
Here are a selection of the lovely reviews we received
A fabulous recipe utilising the delicious and healthy pumpkin oil
Combines a visit to Cornucoopia with shopping in Leeds Kirkgate Market, to very good effect.
Was delighted to meet Pin Up's Pantry
Has been trying to get to Cornucopia from the first, she finally made it and we're so glad she did, fabulous review, covers almost every stall, brilliant!
Superb, as ever, photography by Mike Wallis
An Excellent preview by Nomtastic
Jo Blogs, glowing :)
Casa Espresso, an exhibitors view
Cultureleeds 'got' chilli
Food and Biscuits with some great 'close up' pics
Fayre By Alley, more lovely pics
Leeds Foodie, love the latin
Geek Leeds, Chocolate'y
Come Dine with Rach enjoyed
Announcing Brand New Street Food Festival to compliment Cornucopia
Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Northern StrEats was set up by food traders for food traders. They found the best of the best…
Fish& reinventing the chippy with flavours like lemon, lime & chilli batter sustainable fish& chips from their beach hut in Leeds, Lulabelles the award winning pink campervan serving Yorkshire tea and sumptuous homemade seasonal cakes, Moorish Feast with the most amazing Moroccan cuisine…
Just a tiny taste of what Northern StrEats can offer ...
A superb addition to an already great event. We look forward to working with you.
An Evening with Brian Turner
Hosted by Piazza by Anthony's a gorgeous four course, locally sourced, menu created by Brian and prepared by the award winning chefs at Anthony's. Proceeds in aid of Cancer Research UK, at just £50.00 per person this is an excellent opportunity to meet the man himself and enjoy a pleasant evening in such a beautiful setting. For tickets visit the eventbrite site
Yorkshire man Brian Turner is one of Britain's most successful and well-known chefs. His early mentor was the food writer and broadcaster the late Michael Smith. Brian Turner has trained at some of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants in Europe.
In 2005 Brian was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Yorkshire Society. Recognition continued in 2006 with the British Hospitality Association Award for the training and development of young people as well as an Honorary Doctorate of Science conferred by Leeds Metropolitan University
Brian regularly appears on TV in Daily Cooks Challenge, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and 'Ready Steady Cook', he has made numerous appearances on the 'Food and Drink' programme and has also been a judge on 'Master Chef'. He featured, as resident chef for many years on Granada's 'This Morning' eventually moving to the BBC for his own series 'Anything you can Cook'