Street Food for lunch at Moretonhampstead Festival this Saturday 9th March

IMG_0650Talking of Street Food, as I did on my last post, there will be an abundance of the stuff at the free Moretonhampstead Food Festival:

Some ideas.

Dan the Fish Man has many a story to tell, so go and seek him out at the festival and heDan of Clovelly Fish may crack open a lovely oyster for to you to try. Personally, I love his kipper and marmalade sandwiches – what better breakfast, in fact, that is what I am going to have when I arrive! Watch him in this video cooking lobster. He sells wet fish for every budget, in addition to piscine pate, and oysters and mussels from Torridge.

Caribbean Food – Here’s a video (click on the blue words) I took at the Powderham Food festival of ‘Fancy That’ home-made Caribbean food. It is extremely difficult to find Caribbean food in Devon so if you want a little tropical spice at lunchtime find her stall.  Janice makes everything herself and I can recommend her goat curry.

Brazilian style BBQ – El Gaucho is a family run, South American style BBQ catering business based in Devon.  I haven’t tried them yet but how can you go wrong cooking wonderful meat “churrasco” style on spit roast over a charcoal and oak BBQ?  They serve it in a fresh roll with “chimmichuri” sauce which is made from finely chopped parsley, garlic and crushed tomato with oil, lemon, salt and pepper. Mmmmm.

IndianOke’s Kitchen  is cooked fresh on site in massive Indian kadais (or woks) and,IMG_4374 would you believe it,  a full-sized charcoal-fired tandoori oven – barely portable but well worth the effort. I look forward to tasting their wares.

Fish Soup – Cockleshell Deli make a mean crab sandwich, see it on this video I took, plus yummy pies and a famously good fish soup, just the ticket on a cold day.

josh_cockleshell pies4391Or you could always make up a picnic from the many other food stalls-  sourdough bread, charcuterie, some fresh oozy cheese…..

More Food & Drink to Take Away

Cobley Farm Free Range Eggs and Pasties

Homemade pasties and sausage rolls made using a family recipe.
Fresh Free range eggs with happy hens.


Original handmade churros with handmade sauces.


Beanbug Organic Espresso Tricycle sells triple certified barista coffees using freshly ground coffee and local organic milk. Our manual lever espresso machine really makes the best coffee!

Express Catering

SAFARI GRILL – offering burgers from around the world – including crocodile, kangaroo, venison, wild boar, alpaca and Aberdeen Angus.


Our chefs have carefully developed our pies with the emphasis on quality and taste, avoiding artificial additives, preservatives and processed ingredients.  This is real, honest, flavoursome food.

Lemon Jelli

Quirky French van serving origin coffee, clipper tea and crepes using local products.


Authentic homemade Egyptian/Mediterranean food cooked to order on our griddle/flame grill. Falafel, shish twook, shwerma, kofta, Turkish coffee. Beautiful food trailer decorated in and Egyptian theme.

Peradon Organic Farm

Award winning organic burgers from our farm. Free-range sausages and bacon served with a choice of bread and organic salad. Award-winning, Free-Range & Natural.

Pizza Buono

Pizza Buono is a wood fired authentic pizza oven, providing delicious, crispy Italian style 9” pizzas in 90 seconds. A choice of toppings including pepperoni, olives, chillies all to tempt you.

Red Earth Kitchen

A range of delicious ready meals, deli foods, and baked goods.  Hot soup, wraps and tagines to eat now, plus cold goodies to eat later.  All made by hand using local, free range meat and eggs.

Thai Delight

Home made Thai red and green curry and stir fry pad Thai noodles. Sauces also on sale for stir fry at home. Chilli tomato and chilli ginger.

Tom’s Pies

Award winning pies, handmade in Devon.

The Pancake Bar

Freshly made pancakes with a choice of sweet or savoury fillings using fresh local produce. Our entire menu is also available on gluten free pancakes.

Two Bridges Hotel

Two Bridges Hotel will be offering an array of delights from our scrumptious afternoon teas to delicious home baked cakes. Enter our competitions while feasting.

Wessex Pantry

Producers of award winning savoury pies.

The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel will be serving ready made at their stall.

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