A little starstruck here. LOL! Today we went to the annual Yorkshire Ryedale Food and Drink Festival held at Castle Howard. One of the reasons for going was that our favourite "celebrity chef" James Martin was going to do cooking demonstrations there. We had a great time and got there really early so we had fantastic seats in the cooking theatre. Third row from the front and we sat next to the very wide middle isle so perfect for taking photos with no-one in front of you.
After the cooking demonstration we went around all the food stalls. There were some great local food on display. And then we went to the James Martin bookstall. It was hard to reach the table it was so busy and people were pushing so much. But I'm a very happy girl because not only did I get him to sign me three of his books "to Anso", but I also got to speak to him and got a photo taken with him. And on top of all that we got his brand new "Village Cookbook" which isn't even released until the 31st. As I turned my back to the table the "Village Cookbook" had already sold out. It might have only been 6 degrees Celcius, cold, very very windy and very rainy but we had a fantastic (and tiring!) day!! :)) Oh and I took over 200 photos of James Martin. Just like a true scrapper would....right?! ;)