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FoodCycle's Forgotten Feast
Thursday, 21 June 2012 at 19:30 - Sunday, 24 June 2012 at 22:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
* EARLYBIRD TICKETS SOLD OUT*
This summer, FoodCycle are teaming up with Forgotten Feast and eco-chef Tom Hunt to create a sensational pop-up surplus feast in the heart of London.
From June 21st to 24th (Thursday-Saturday 19:30PM-22:30PM; Sunday 3PM-6PM) you can enjoy a three-course banquet at the Fleet River Bakery, home of FoodCycle's first ever cooking session back in 2009. An unforgettable celebration of taste will be created using delicacies that would otherwise be forgotten. From wild foods and ugly vegetables to unusual cuts of meat and fish - and we can cater for veggies and meat-eaters alike.
Tickets are now on sale for £32 and proceeds from the event will go to FoodCycle and to creating other Forgotten Feast events. FoodCycle is a UK charity which combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create nutritious meals for people at risk from food poverty and social isolation.
If you have any further questions please contact Eloise from Forgotten Feast at firstname.lastname@example.org or Steven from FoodCycle at email@example.com or 0207 3778771.
We also need volunteers to help out as waiting staff each night. In return, you can come another night for half-price. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd be interested. Pleae do not book the volunteer ticket until confirmed!
FoodCycle’s Forgotten Feast
90% of our vegetables are kindly donated from companies due to a surplus, or simply just wonkiness in its appearance. Therefore our menu is subject to change.
Beetroot hummus with misfit crudités
Courgette and feta fritters with labneh
Peperonata and flat bread
Organic leaves with mackerel escabeche and pickled carrots.
Organic leaves with green beans homemade ricotta and sourdough croutons
Rolled pig’s head porchetta with radishes and rocket
Home salted pollock and sole roasted with mussels, butter, spinach and sorrel
Roasted red peppers with vine tomatoes, capers and reduced balsamic
Mushrooms with oloroso and breadcrumbs
Roasted carrots with cumin and parsley
Grilled courgettes and radicchio with crispy garlic, sesame seeds, labneh and cumin
Chocolate torte with caramelised beetroot and whisked ricotta
For more information please visit:
Forgotten Feast - http://www.tomsfeast.com/restaurants/forgotten-feast/
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The Forgotten Feast is a collective that supports the ugly, the unwanted and the unloved. It creates an unforgettable celebration of taste that centres itself on the use of wild and seasonal foods, wasted foods and foods that havebeen forgotten or ignored by the modern world.
The people behind The Forgotten Feast believe that the 20 million tonnes of annual food wastage that exists within our society isinexcusable. This wastage can take the form of fresh fish discarded into thesea, unusual cuts of meat unused through lack of demand, and the massivefruit and vegetable wastage right down the line from grower to supplier.