A fair fish for a fare dish!

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Packed with more than 250 events Pembrokeshire Fish Week, Saturday 23 June – Sunday 1 July, will be a celebration of the county’s fantastic seafood, spectacular coastline, wonderful beaches and maritime heritage.

This year’s seriously fishy festival has an array of exciting new events including an evening celebrity chef masterclass entitled A Fair Fish for a Fair Dish at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven on 27 June with four highly respected chefs – Bryn Williams, Anthony Evans, Alyn Williams and Ravinder Bhogal. But there’s a catch! Earlier in the day they will go fishing or diving for fresh sustainable seafood off the Pembrokeshire coast, ready for transformation into delicious recipes in front of a live theatre audience. The masterclass will be presented by food writer, broadcaster and owner of the Sosban restaurant in Llanelli, Simon Wright. Tickets for A Fair Fish for a Fair Dish, which beings at 7.30pm, are £17 per person (£15 concessions) including a glass of wine, courtesy of Celtic Wines.

There’s also a three-course Dive and Dine pre-show supper served at 5.30pm with canapés by Guy Morris of cooking app On a Plate, a locally caught fish main course from Bryn Williams and dessert by Alyn Williams, all for £30 per head. To book places for the masterclass or supper contact the Torch Theatre Box Office on 01646 695267 or www.torchtheatre.co.uk

Also new this year is the chance to learn about Indian fish cookery from acclaimed Kerala-born cookery star Anand George, founder of Cardiff’s New Purple Poppadom. Anand will be holding two Indian fish curry masterclasses and presenting an Indian fish cookery demonstration at Pembrokeshire Fish Week’s opening day event at Milford Haven Marina, where there will also be food, craft and produce stalls, drop-in music and art workshops and live entertainment.

Young chefs can enjoy learning to cook with fish in new cookery demonstrations at Folly Farm Adventure Park or they can join beach explorer sessions, go crab-catching and take part in fishy family crafts and sandcastle challenges.

Other events include seashore foraging picnics at some of the most stunning beaches in Wales, sea angling championships and coaching sessions, beach and river walks, snorkel safaris and harbour fun days. And for foodies there are lots of opportunities to tuck into the freshest seabass, mackerel, crab or lobster plus paella suppers and fish tapas nights as well as fish preparation workshops.

To find out more and download the 2012 Fish Week brochure visit www.pembrokeshirefishweek.co.uk or call 01437 776 168.


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