Part of Food MarketsFriday 2 November 2012 -
Sunday 4 November 2012
This celebration of our nation's favourite beverages returns to Southbank Centre.
Taste, smell, learn and buy from some of the best tea and coffee producers in the UK, including Choi Time, Dark Fluid and Sea Island Coffee.
Visitors will have the opportunity to create their own unique blends of tea, as well as roast their choice of coffee beans to their own specification.
A series of free tutored tastings, talks and demonstrations are available in the Cookery Theatre, coordinated by renowned chef and culinary expert Valentina Harris. Topics will include Latte Art, A Japanese Tea Ceremony and cooking demonstrations from chefs, including Adam Simmonds, Miranda Gore Browne and Caroline Hope.
Speakers taking part in the talks and demos include Henrietta Lovell, founder of the award winning Rare Tea Company, tea specialist Jane Pettigrew and Jonathan Jones from the UK's only tea estate, Tregothnan in Cornwall.
A range of exhibitors offer tea and coffee essentials, as well as a collection of freshly made treats that are perfect for teatime - or simply anytime.
11am - 8pm Friday and Saturday
11am - 6pm Sunday
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