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Queen Elizabeth II

The Devizes Food and Drink Festival is saddened to learn of the death of Queen Elizabeth II. We are thankful and grateful for her 70 years of dedicated service and join with the country in sending our deepest sympathy to Her Majesty’s family

Since we last saw you

2021 seems a long time ago.  After last year’s festival we did the washing up, donated the proceeds from our charity raffle and kitchenalia stall to three local charities, and had a breather. And of course we published the winning pies from the New Pie for Devizes competition, see below Then the Ukraine War started, and we just had to do something for the refugees.  What we do best is feed people,  and in record time we put together a community supper. People and local companies were wonderfully generous, with donations of ingredients, table decor, even sunflower seeds that are …

The new Devizes Pies

In 2021, we asked people to compete to create a new Pie for Devizes.  The entries were delicious, and the judges had a hard time deciding on the winners, but in the end these two had the edge. DEVIZES PICNIC PIE Created by Sue Lippiat Ingredients   Hot water crust pastry 1 lb plain flour 6 oz lard 1 tsp fine salt 1 egg yolk ¾ pint water     Filling   7 eggs and I yolk 115g packet stuffing 600g pork sausage meat 250 g bacon, lean & fat, minced Boiled new potatoes, halved Cornichons Jar of roasted red …