SCREENBITES SPECIAL: NOTHING LIKE CHOCOLATE
+ TASTING FROM DORSET’S CHOCOCO
Nothing Like Chocloate follows the story of Chocolatier Mott Green of the Grenada Chocolate Company Cooperative as he makes chocolate using ethical and sustainable processes from cocoa pod to candy bar.
“An engaging movie that provokes both the brain and the taste buds.”
–Brent Simon, Shockya.com
There will also be an opportunity to indulge your inner chocoholic with Screen Bites when Claire Burnet, co-founder of award-winning Dorset-based Chococo, comes to Bridport to talk and offer tastings of her delicious fresh chocolates. Claire, who founded Chococo at Swanage twelve years ago with her husband Andy, will introduce tonight’s film, Nothing Like Chocolate, a beautiful and thought-provoking documentary.
Be warned: you may never again want to eat mass-produced chocolate bars!
Doors open at 7.30pm for a mini farmers market with local food producers offering tastings and a chance to buy some of the area’s finest artisan products. This will be followed by Claire’s talk and tutored tasting and the film.
11 JUNE, 7.30pm
ANNA DEL CONTE IN CONVERSATION WITH LOCAL FOOD WRITER, SHIRLEY BOOTH
Anna del Conte is the doyenne of Italian food and cooking. As the first Italian-born cookery writer in Britain to specialise in Italian food, Anna’s influence on modern gastronomy is far-reaching. Nigella Lawson says of her: “Anyone who cooks should have Anna’s books. She is, I am telling you, the best writer on Italian food there is”.
“Anna del Conte is my favourite Italian food writer” Delia Smith
Anna del Conte will be in Bridport in conversation with friend and colleague Shirley Booth, an award-winning writer and filmmaker, with whom she shares a love for genuine local ingredients, in which Dorset is blissfully rich They will talk of lamb and pork cooked the Italian way, of squids and octopus both fished locally but not much eaten, of green beans and peas and broccoli, and of pasta of course in its many different shapes and guises.
12 JUNE, 7.30pm