East Lothian Scottish seafood firm to make a splash at Edinburgh Food Festival 2018  

East Lothian’s Alandas Scottish Seafood is representing the region at Assembly’s Edinburgh Food Festival, which takes place at Assembly George Square Gardens, Edinburgh, 25-29 July 2018.

Alandas, which is based in beautiful Prestonpans, offers a fish and chip experience; where fresh prawns, beautifully cooked salmon and mouthwatering fresh oysters are served every day.

All of the seafood used by Alandas is caught daily in local Scottish waters, including their freshly caught lobsters. Not only that, but Alandas tasty chips are made from locally-sourced potatoes, ensuring the flavour is perfect time and time again.

Alanda Black from Alanadas, said: “We’re really looking forward to bringing taste of East Lothian to the Scottish Capital as part of this year’s Edinburgh Food Festival.

“Our mouthwatering menus, unique recipes and tasty seafood will have you running back for more. Watch out for our lobster rolls, chips topped with fresh crab and spicy Haddock tacos just to start.”

The Edinburgh Food Festival is free of charge and welcomes visitors of all ages, with stallholders offering everything from ice cream and fish & chips, to street food, pies and chocolate.

Festivalgoers will also be entertained will be a series of talks and demos taking place in the gardens’ beautiful Piccolo Tent. Taking to the stage to talk all things food and drink is a range of key industry figures; including Author and Whisky Consultant, Blair Bowman.

New for 2018, Edinburgh’s Ting Thai Caravan will be cooking up a storm with authentic Thai and South East Asian street food. They will join over 20 other top local food and drink producers from and across Scotland, including East Lothian’s Alandas, during the 5-day event.

Edinburgh Food Festival has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2014, hosting top industry figures such as Edinburgh’s Carina Contini and Neil Forbes, as well as Shirley Spear from The Three Chimneys on the Isle of Skye. The event welcomed over 25,000 visitors in 2017.

Entry to the festival (and the talks) is free and non-ticketed. For talk times and further information visit www.edfoodfest.com. Follow on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with @EdFoodFest #EdFoodFest2018.

For more information on Alandas, visit: http://alandas.co.uk

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