Publish Date: Monday 12th December 2016
The very best of Limerick Food and Drink will be on show at the 'Christmas Food Producers' evening in the Milk Market this Thursday 15th December along with a host of festive fun for all the family to enjoy from 5pm to 9pm!
'A Christmas Evening of Limerick Food' is the second free event organised by Limerick Food Group (LFG) - a voluntary group of people working within the food community of Limerick with the shared vision of connecting people through food and prompting the community in Local Food, Local People and Local Business with the hashtag #bialuimní to support Limerick food online.
The evening kicks off at 5pm when the Christmas Market Lights will be switched on by Mayor Kieran O'Hanlon.
Christmas Hampers will be available to buy at low cost for those looking for a foodies dream Christmas present filled with fresh Limerick delicious food.
The night will feature a range of Food Producers some with origins around the world but who now call Limerick home brining you the finest dish inspirations based on ingredients home grown in Limerick.
Feast your eyes on local cheese, vegan produce, Limerick drinks, delicious hot dishes to go, gluten free sweet/savory and more. Local Chef Tom Flavin will start the evening’s series of demonstrations whipping up a seasonal taster on the new cooking unit from 5pm. Live music by local choirs will entertain the crowds for the evening.
The local producers will have a wide range of food from Limerick including Minced Pies, Puddings, organic beef & lamb, Christmas Maroons, Cheese range, Christmas Hams, Chestnuts, Brandy Butter, Christmas Deserts/Baked Goodies, Ham Hoc, Beef Brisket hot off the grill, freshly rolled sushi, local Thai food, pulled Limerick pork, steaming paella, seasonal galette, Christmas Italian Pasta, Santa’s cookie mix, Gluten Free Goodies, seasonal oils, mushrooms, curries, seafood pasta, sliders, herring and gravlax tasters, and lots more. Limerick Treaty City craft beers with warm Christmas tipples on offer that will make the perfect Christmas experience.
“We are delighted to have such an amazing collection of Limerick Food Producers at our door step within the Limerick Region and on Show at Christmas Time in the Limerick Milk Market. It’s a time for Family, Friends, good cheer and great food which Limerick has in spades this year so come see our one stop shop this #ChristmasInLimerick with twilight fair lit Christmas Food Producers event with a unique opportunity to chat to the people behind the magic of Limerick Food.” said David Fitzgerald Manager, Limerick Milk Market and member of LFG Committee.