Food Calendar

What's happening when and where in the world of food.

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    The Duck feast is held every year on the 1st of June at the Cat Inn, in the village of Charlton, Wiltshire. The feast is held for 13 men.
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    There's actually a fair bit of conflicting opinion as to when exactly Egg Day is. In America, National Egg Month is in actually in May, sponsored by the American Egg Board.
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    Shavuot is a Jewish harvest festival. The date in the Gregorian calendar varies by year; it marks when the first of the harvests of wheat and fruit were brought to the Temple in Jerusalem.
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    The Salvation Army says Doughnut Day is the first Friday in June (anywhere between June 1 and June 7.) The Krispy Kreme Doughnut chain agrees with them, and in fact hands out a free doughnut to each customer on this day to back up their words with actions (current as of 2006.) You get your choice of doughnut, and you can thank them a little bit for their kindness by buying a coffee or tea to go w
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    The 5th of June is Gingerbread Day. Gingerbread is more traditional at Christmas or during the winter, when the warming effects of the spicy ginger could be most appreciated.
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    On this day, 8th June, in 1784, a boy named Marie-Antoine Carême was born. He would become the world's first celebrity chef, and codify French cooking in a way that still serves as a foundation today for European cooking.
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