Loganair bids Tiree bon appetit for food event

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Loganair is to support the Croft and City Tiree Food Pop-Up event for the second year running.

Loganair will transport three guest chefs and a photographer to the event, which takes place on September 20 and 21 on the Inner Hebrides’ most westerly isle.

BBC Saturday Kitchen and Channel 4 Sunday Brunch regular Olia Hercules, Pakistani cuisine expert Sumayya Usmani and classically trained pastry chef Henrietta Inman will be flown to take part in the pop-up.

The weekend will include two supper clubs, with the guest chefs collaborating to create a menu designed to showcase Tiree’s produce, and their own respective heritages along with a film screening of archive footage of women in agriculture in Scotland, in partnership with Screen Argyll’s Sea Change event.

With chefs orginally hailing from Pakistan, Suffolk and Ukraine, the menu will be influenced by the cuisines of those areas while being unified by the produce of Tiree and Scotland.

Croft and City founder Janet MacKechnie said: ‘I’m thrilled to be returning home to Tiree with Croft and City for a weekend of events in celebration of local food produce with very special guest chefs who have helped lead the way in promoting cultural heritage in cooking.

‘Our dinners will celebrate the best of the island, while weaving in influences from further afield via our exceptional chefs. We can’t wait to welcome locals and visitors to the island and are delighted to have the support of Loganair to make it all happen.’

For more information on the event, please visit www.croftandcity.com.

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