The first British Dal Festival celebrated the magic of dal through events across the City of Bristol throughout the week of the festival, from 19th to 25th March 2018. Here’s what we got up to:
Join Juliet Clark from Bosh Bristol for a delicious dal buffet supper club. Three types of dal based on Juliet’s eating travels in India and Sri Lanka served with some flatbreads and coconut sambols. With a bit of salted caramel brownie to finish.
A simple supper, served from 5pm until 7.30pm at the bakery, celebrating UK grown peas and pulses.
Showcase your dahl recipe to be in with a chance of winning a meal for two at Tina’s Kitchen in Lewes.
Love Dal - come along to a delicious dal demo and learn all about the health giving properties of dal and spices. Treat yourself to a tasty lunch in the Greenway Centre.
Join Gopal's Curry Shack for a 3 course feast of Indian-inspired food, made with seasonal, vegetables and of course, pulses!
An afternoon to celebrate the great British bean with the brilliant Kinda forest school tribe.
A dal takeover at the weekly Farmers’ and Producers’ Market in Bristol. We look forward to welcoming The Thail Cafe for another fantastic free dal lunch. Last year we served 200 people in an hour. There will be also be dal related stalls alongside the regular traders selling everything from pulses and vegetables, to spices, chai and other warming winter treats.
An evening of dal tasting and demonstrations held at Mustard Coffee Bar in association wth bace foods. Includes a delicious goody bag to take home.
Chloe Edwards from Lewes based food business Seven Sisters’ Spices, will be doing a Cookery demonstration at the Fitzjohns Foodbank on Monday February 11th, showing users of the food bank how to make 3 delicious and healthy dishes from the same few ingredients.
Join Poco for this special edition of their 'Meet the producer' series and find out more about the people behind Hodmedods - an innovative, sustainable producer of pulses and grains in the UK. Guests will be treated to a delicious cocktail and 3-course meal, incorprating Hodmedods produce in every dish.
Manchester’s co-operative grocery will be celebrating the versatile pulse with a dal feast outside the shop!
Hampshire Table will be serving up an aromatic South Indian Sambar, using British split peas and local fresh vegetables.
91 Ways are delighted to be partnering with the Bristol Hindu Temple for the opening event of this year’s festival.
Discover the delicious diversity of dal in this hands-on cookery class in South West London hosted at Indian cookery school Meri Rasoi.
The British Dal Festival will culminate in a grand finale with street food, market stalls, children’s activities, a demonstration kitchen, and music to celebrate the diversity, versatility and deliciousness of pulses
Food growing organisation Incredible Edible will be planting lentils, peas and beans with local volunteers in Bristol's Millennium Square on Thursday 22nd March.
Who said there's no such thing as a free lunch? The Thali Cafe and 91 Ways will be cooking up a vast vat of dal for your enjoyment at one of the oldest farmers’ markets in the country. There’ll be the opportunity to buy fresh produce and pulses too, from award-winning pulse pioneers Hodmedod.