Festivals & Events 2019
The Great Estate Festival
31st May - 2nd June 2019, Scorrier House, Cornwall
Wild Gin Workshop - £15 per person
Saturday - 11:00am, 1:00pm or 3:00pm
Come and learn how to craft your own gin using foraged ingredients from Cornwall
Matt Vernon an expert foraging instructor and wild chef from Cornish Wild Food will be leading this masterclass. During the lesson he will teach you all about the wild ingredients he will supply to go into creating your own unique gin! Discover some really unusual flavours and forgotten ingredients. Learn how to identify them, the habitats they can be found, and tips on bringing them into your kitchen at home. He will then help you select various wild components to infuse into your gin. We will then finish up with a wild G&T. Booking is essential due to limited spaces. Over 18's Only.
Foraging Walk - Free
Sunday - 11:00am & 4:00pm
Escape the festival rambunctiousness and reconnect with nature
Come explore the Great Estate with Matt Vernon of Cornish Wild Food. Join us for a mini foraging walk within the beautiful grounds of Scorrier Estate. This is an introduction to open your eyes to the wild food that surrounds us everywhere we go. During the walk Matt will teach you about safe and sustainable foraging, you will learn about unusual and forgotten flavours that can be found in your garden, down the park and on your walks in the countryside. Matt will teach you how to safely identify these exciting ingredients and give you top tips on how to use them in the kitchen at home. Suitable for all the family.