Wild Food Festival returns to Zaube

Following a couple of years of Covid-enforced absence, the popular Zaube Wild Food Festival will make a welcome return and take place on July 9 from 12:00-18:00 at the village of Zaube in Cēsis district.

Entrance to the festival is free of charge and organizers are promising lots of activities for adults and children alike.

Various wild meat meals will be offered by the local hunters' club including wild boar stew, deer pancakes, grilled red deer and others. Several other caterers will prepare special wild food dishes, including vegetarian and vegan wild food options such as forest mushrooms, tree-fungus, berries and wood sorrel.

Zaube Wild Food Festival

In order to support Ukraine, this year there will be special Ukrainian guest chefs who will offer Ukrainian national meals with the touch of wilderness.

The craft beer association as well as several other home brewers will also be present, while healthy cocktails and snacks for children will also be on offer. Several wild cooking masterclasses for adults and children will take place (for which it is necessary to book places in advance).

The day's program includes music, creative workshops using natural materials and various outdoor activities including archery, boating and rides in a horse-drawn arriage. A green market with home-made products will be the place to stock up on supplies and souvenirs.

More details are available at the dedicated Facebook page and website.

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