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Everything you need to know about Scottish Fan Fest before it launches in Edinburgh next month

Treat yourself to a day out at Edinburgh's latest food and drink festival, which is launching next month

Published: January 17, 2018
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If two days of Scottish food, drink, entertainment and produce sounds like your ideal way to spend a chilly February weekend then check out Edinburgh's latest foodie festival, Fan Fest.

Held in the Signet Library on the 10th and 11th February, Scottish Fan Fest will be a celebration of Scottish culture with the chance to try, buy and speak to some of the best producers in the Scottish food and drink industry.

The Scottish Malt Whisky Society will be on hand to help you discover the best whiskies Scotland has to offer, while producers such as Thistly Cross Cider, The Smokehouse, St Andrews Brewing Co, Jarvis pickle pies and Scoff Foods will showcase their exciting products.

Scottish Fan Fest describes what visitors can expect on their website: "Scotland is definitely a food nation with really tasty dishes thanks to a wide range of raw products and passionate people! Join us for a Scottish culinary experience.


Picture: Scottish Fan Fest Facebook

​"Scottish Fan Fest will gather unique producers and professionals together under one roof who can't wait to showcase their products and produce with you.

"From the famous Haggis to the internationally acclaimed Smoked Salmon, Scottish Fan Fest invites you on a gastronomic adventure!"

As well as great food and drink, there will also be a variety of craft designers selling their wares.

There will also be live entertainment, alongside screenings of the Six Nations rugby matches.

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​Tickets are £11.35 and available to buy now.

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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