Forgotten Feast: Surplus Food Banquet at the Russet, Hackney Downs Studios

An elaborate Moorish Banquet of unloved foods gets served up at The Russet by Hackney’s Forgotten Feast on Friday 9th March 7pm tickets are £25 per person. Please follow the link to buy a ticket: Forgotten Feast will transform surplus food into a bountiful seasonal banquet. Surplus food is delicious, healthy produce that hasn’t made it into the shops because too much was ordered, it’s in the wrong packaging or it’s just a bit wonky.  Be prepared for a culinary exploration, we will cater for vegetarian and red-blooded carnivores alike. The Russet is run by our friend and food waste hero Steve Wilson of the  Peoples Kitchen. Everyone will sit together for the feast so come alone with friends or with your loved one and sit with other diners to celebrate. By coming to this dinner you actually reduce your carbon footprint. Saving the food which you eat and by the profits being used to help create awareness around unnecessary food waste. £1 from each meal will go directly to  FareShare which will intern help feed 4 hungry people The MenuThis is our dream menu of course our food is sourced at the last minute. So expect some last minute surprises. Potted hare with chilli and cacao Beet hummus Cod’s cheek (the fishermans fillet) croquettes Smoked salmon and ricotta on bruchettaHarira soup with E5 sourdough Salt boiled lambs head or Cilantro falafal with harissa Chickpea puree with cumin and greens Celeriac boulangere Lentils with salsa verde and grilled peppers Braised chicken hearts with Oloroso Carrots with orange and cinnamon Blood orange jelly roasted rhubarb and ice cream with a ginger biscotti