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Cookery Demos

Cookery Classes

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12.00                  Nishma Shah - Shambu's - Shambhu's Asian fusion

1.00                    Anna Middleton - Rawsome - Probiotics and Fermentation

2.00                    Jay Morjaria - Sutra Kitchens  - Vegan Mexican

3.00                    Aneesh Popat - The Chocolatier - Textures of Chocolate

4.00                    Saskia Fraser - Quick, easy and delicious Raw Food for busy lives

5.00                    Jay Morjaria - Sutra Kitchens - Vegan Canapes



12.00                      Rebecca Kane (Shine on Raw) - Raw Chocolate and Coconut Bliss

1.00                        Deborah Durrant (Deliciously Raw) - Entertaining 

2.00                        Vegetarian Cookry School - Seasonal Vegetable Paella and Tapas dishes

3.00                        Anna Middleton (Rawsome) - Magic Raw Cake Demo

4.00                        Rebecca Kane  (Shine on Raw) - Raw Fajitas

5.00                        Jay Morjaria - Sutra Kitchens  - Vegan Gourmet



12:00 - Nishma Shah - Shambhu's Asian fusion

Nishma Shah is the vegan chef behind Shambhu's, the London-based family run vegan catering company and creators of a popular range of vegan & gluten-free cheesecakes (Shambhu's Lemon & coconut cheesecake has been nominated for a VegFest UK award this year). One secret of Shambhu's success is how Nishma draws inspiration from culinary styles from around the world. At the Bristol Vegfest, Nishma's theme will be Asian fusion, with two exotic, delightfully tasty, healthy and simple-to-make dishes: vegan sushi and chilli tofu.


13:00 - anna middleton - probiotics and fermentation

Anna Middleton is a Holistic Nutritionist based in Bristol who enjoys sharing information about the effects that different foods have on the way we feel. Anna gives talks & workshops on cellular nutrition, raw foods and Naturopathic Techniques that can support healing and transformation of health.


2pm - Sutra kitchen chefs - Vegan Mexican
Before the conquests of the Spanish, the food of the native Mexicans was largely based on a vegan diet. Using the bold and exciting flavours from Mexico, Sutra kitchen's chefs will create a series of tasty vegan dishes such as Black bean filling for soft flour tortillas, a zingy pico de gallo and an amazing chunky guacamole! A feast for any fiesta!


London based artisan chocolatier Aneesh Popat will demonstrate how to create a set of different textures in chocolate. With the use of chocolate based sponge, crumble, ganache and tempered shard casings he will show how to create a truly indulgent chocolate heaven!


16:00 - Saskia Fraser

In this fun recipe demonstration, Raw Food Mentor and Life Coach Saskia Fraser will be showing you simple and tasty raw food recipes that can be created in a matter of minutes. Saskia demonstrates how raw food is accessible to everyone, including beginners, busy parents, sceptics and kids. Whether you just want to introduce a bit more raw food into your diet or you want to embrace the raw food lifestyle, the recipes in this demo will inspire you with their ease and deliciousness to eat more raw for energy, natural beauty and vibrant good health!

5pm - Chef Jay Morjaria - Vegan canapes
Get your party off to great start with a selection of mouth-watering and easy to prepare vegan canapés all accompanied with a thirst quenching cocktail. Chef Jay Morjaria will show you how to combine simple and fresh ingredients to create a selection of guilt free canapés that will impress your guests and make you the perfect host


12:00 - Rebecca Kane 

Raw Food Chef, Author and Presenter, Rebecca is the founder of the Shining Academy, a company committed to working with people so they can connect to their true nature and take their lives to the next level. She does this through her fun teaching style, skills as a kinesiologist and love of raw food.

At 12pm Rebecca will be giving a demonstration of her quick, easy and very tasty raw Chocolate and Coconut Bliss Balls and raw Spaghetti Bolognese.

13:00 - deborah durrant - deliciously raw: entertaining

Join Deborah Durrant from Deliciously Raw and learn to make amazingly elegant and decadent raw food for entertaining . Just back from spending a few months training with Matthew Kenney in California, her courses were shortlisted for the Best Short Cookery Course in the UK and Ireland by the Looking to Cook Awards. Deborah will show you how to make an appetiser, main meal and elegant dessert to wow your friends and family in a little under an hour.


14:00 - The Vegetarian Cookery School - Seasonal Vegetable Paella and Tapas Dishes

At the Vegetarian Cookery School and Demuths Restaurant in Bath we love the food and flavours of Spain and one of our best loved dishes is Paella. Rachel Demuth and Jo Ingleby will show you how to make the perfect vegetarian paella with locally grown vegetables. Paella is traditionally made with fish or meat but just as delicious with vegetables-if you know the tricks to the getting it right! We will share our tips and techniques as well as other delicious tapas dishes from Andalucia, where Jo lived for many years. The dishes are all vegan and wheat free.


15:00 - Anna middleton - Magic Raw Cake Demo

Anna is passionate about making healthy food taste fabulous and has become Bristol's leading raw food expert - as well as hosting raw dinner parties, she makes raw cakes and chocolates packed full of nutrient dense medicinal foods which she posts all over the UK as well as delivering to health shops in Bristol.


At 4pm Rebecca will be giving a demonstration of her quick, easy and very tasty raw Fajitas with all the trimmings - Sour cream, salsa and nut ‘meat' - You will not want to miss these!

5pm Chef Jay Morjaria - Vegan Gourmet
Chef Jay Morjaria will create two vegan gourmet dishes using fresh and quality ingredients. These easy to re-create and sensational dishes will impress your friends and family and make you look like a haute cuisine chef. He will also teach you a few simple knife skills and techniques that will give and insight into restaurant secrets.



Central London's first exclusively Vegetarian and Vegan cooking school




Sutra Kitchen is Central London's first exclusively Vegetarian and Vegan cooking school and deli, located in Soho, Central London. This innovative concept is home to a range of Vegetarian, Vegan and Raw cooking classes as well as a mouth watering gourmet deli.

Established by up and coming Vegetarian Chef and personality Jay Morjaria, Sutra Kitchen has become a favourite with Vegetarians and non-Vegetarians alike who enjoy its practical, hands-on and affordable classes allowing them to develop their culinary interests and learn how to make fresh meat free dishes from scratch. Jay has regularly appeared on BBC Radio London as guest chef and food expert.
Sutra Kitchen also plays host to a range of events including corporate team building classes, cooking demonstrations for special occasions, themed supper clubs and canapé receptions

Having taken part in Vegfest 2012, Sutra Kitchen is delighted to be sponsoring and hosting the cooking demonstration theatre at Vegfest 2013 across all locations, bring its culinary expertise and passion for Vegan food to a wider audience.


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