VegfestUK Latest News
JTCOmniblendFry'sOrzo CoffeeVBites

Cookery Demos

Cookery Demos

Delicious plant-based recipes brought alive by some wondrously inventive chefs!

Sponsored by Fry's UK

Fry'sFry's

Click here to see the floor plans

Click here to download the event programme

 

Saturday

12.00       hunkimori - Indulgent Desserts

1.00         Adrian Smith (Vegan Peasant Catering) - Creative Canapés

2.00         Jane Easton (Viva!) - The Viva! Cookbook Proudly Presents... Sexy Sides & Salads

3.00         Saskia Fraser - Easy and Delicious Raw Food for Energy and Vitality

4.00         Stephen Ward - Last Days of the Raj: Vegan delights of Anglo-India

5.00         Stephanie Jeffs - Explore Raw

 

Sunday

12.00       Rachel Demuth & Jo Ingleby - Moorish Tofu Recipes

1.00         Jane Easton (Viva!) - Everyone’s Going Dairy-free! Delicious recipes for you to try at home, from Viva!’s new Dairy-free Guide

2.00         Sarmado Sibley - Gourmet Raw Living Foods

3.00         Neil Robinson & Tim Barford (Yaoh) - Hemp Smoothie Demo

4.00         Anna Middleton - Raw Falafel, Courgette Hummus & Hemp Tabbouleh

 

 

saturday

12.00 - HunkiMori - Indulgent Desserts

People often mistakenly think that the words “vegan dessert” are a contradiction in terms. Chelle Hughes from Bristol vegan dining pop-up hunkimori will demonstrate how to make desserts that ditch the dairy but not the indulgence! Learn how to make a velvety rich dark chocolate torte and a creamy toffee-tasting banoffe pie.

www.hunkimori.com

Back to top


 

1.00 - Adrian Smith (Vegan Peasant Catering) - Creative Canapés

Adrian is head chef and creative partner at Vegan Peasant Catering. Based in London, they provide canapés and bowl foods for corporate events, private parties, weddings and fundraisers. He will demonstrate how to wow your guests with visually stunning canapés that will make anyone think you are a natural. It’s all in the clever construction, colour and flavour combinations. Make sure to stay until the end, as recipe cards will be handed out.

http://veganpeasantcatering.com

Back to top

 

2.00 - Jane Easton (Viva!) - The Viva! Cookbook Proudly Presents... Sexy Sides & Salads

Jane Easton, food and cookery coordinator of Viva!, demonstrates the following mouthwatering recipes from Viva!'s brand-new cookbook:

  • Smoky Black Bean Cakes -  pretty little burgers with a subtle, smoked paprika taste.
  • Cauliflower & Flageolet Bean Antipasto - a simple, Mediterranean style marinated salad oozing with flavour
  • Tropical Rice & Beansprout Fruity Salad with Sesame Orange Dressing - simple to make, sophisticated to taste. You're in for a treat with this contemporary salad and its sublime dressing

www.viva.org.uk

Back to top

 

3.00 - Saskia Fraser - Easy Raw Food for Busy Lives and Raw Food Beginners

Raw Food Expert and Mind, Body, Spirit Coach Saskia Fraser shows how easy and delicious it is to introduce a strong element of raw food into your diet for amazing energy and vitality. In this accessible raw food demo Saskia will explain what raw food is and how it works with your body to de-stress and energise you. Saskia will be sharing practical raw food recipes so you can easily integrate delicious and nutritious raw food recipes into your busy schedule to help improve your energy and wellbeing long term. Come along and taste her raw food, because tasting is believing!

www.rawfreedom.co.uk

Back to top

 

4.00 - Stephen Ward - Last Days of the Raj: Vegan delights of Anglo-India          

Steve was born in Calcutta, India during the last days of the Raj. His parents witnessed the massacre that was partition and decided then to return to the UK the land of their ancestors.

But as with all British and Anglo-Indian residents of the sub-continent they adapted some native Indian  recipes and brought them half-way across the world with them.

Now Steve is happy to share these secrets with VegfestUK visitors. The items that Stephen will be preparing are falouries, paratas and daul.

Back to top

 

5.00 - Stephanie Jeffs - Explore Raw

Come along and be inspired by Stephanie’s gorgeous recipes! Raw Foodie Stephanie Jeffs will demonstrate some of her favourite raw food dishes from her ebooks that are guaranteed to get you ready for a raw detox. Stephanie’s sessions are always fun and energetic. She will also share with you her tips on how she lost 9 stones and cured herself of chronic disease. Come along grab a taste of raw and kick start your own wellness journey by watching Stephanie prepare some of her signature dishes including plates from her tantalising Chinese buffet supper. Raw Chinese? Oh yeah.

www.exploreraw.com

Back to top

 

sunday

12.00 - Rachel Demuth & Jo Ingleby - Moorish Tofu Recipes

Rachel Demuth and Jo Ingleby from award-winning Demuths Cookery School will be demonstrating their favourite ways with tofu and how to make it moorishly delicious.
Together they will show you how to make marinades and seasonings for tofu and serve a dish of Japanese Crispy Sesame Tofu with seasonal vegetables.

Rachel has been cooking and teaching world vegetarian and vegan cuisne for 30 years and is widely regarded as one of the great plant-based chefs working in the UK today. Jo is an experienced and creative chef and teacher, and an ex-head chef at Demuths Restaurant.

Website: vegetariancookeryschool.com
Blog: racheldemuth.co.uk/blog
Facebook: facebook.com/VegCS
Twitter: @demuths

Back to top

 

1.00 - Jane Easton (Viva!) - Everyone’s Going Dairy-free! Delicious recipes for you to try at home, from Viva!’s new Dairy-free Guide

Jane Easton, food and cookery coordinator of Viva!, demonstrates some excellent dairy-free recipes, showing no one has to go without after ditching dairy!

  • Artichoke Filo Pie with Creamy Butterbean, Sundried Tomato & Olive filling: a delectable conversation stopper that’s surprisingly easy to make.
  • Mango & Pecan Cheesecake: does what it says on the tin!

 

www.viva.org.uk

Back to top

 

 

2.00 - Sarmado Sibley - Gourmet Raw Living Foods

Come & learn how to create amazing and delicious raw food recipes to inspire your guests. This demonstration is going to show you some simple techniques to prepare raw foods like the professionals. Sarmado is going to teach some basic skills to create restaurant style dishes to get you back in the kitchen.

Gourmet raw living foods can be delicious. They're a fabulous addition to a conventional menu or diet which can really encourage those wishing to choose healthier alternatives. Let's face it, we all want to eat in a way that makes us feel happy, inspired and vibrantly alive.

www.rawlovelife.com

Back to top

 

3.00 - Neil Robinson & Tim Barford (Yaoh) - Hemp Smoothie Demo

Join show director and Yaoh manager Tim Barford with his special guest Neil Robinson, who used to play professional football at the top level with the likes of Everton and Swansea City in the 70's and 80's, whilst on a veggie and later vegan diet. Tim has been vegan for 30 years and is a big fan of hemp and smoothies, and he and Neil put the two together into a lively and humorous demo which involves some fantastic smoothie tasting, including their favourite smoothie recipes. This demo is informative and easily accessible, and includes vegan sources of protein and essential fatty acids.

www.yaoh.co.uk

Back to top

 

4.00 - Anna Middleton - Raw Falafel, Courgette Hummus & Hemp Tabbouleh

Anna Middleton of “Rawsome” will be giving a food prep demo showing us how to make raw falafel packed with medicinal mushrooms, hemp & herb tabbouleh and a baobab courgette hummus made without chickpeas. Super nutritious, tasty & very easy to make.

www.rawsome.co.uk

www.annamiddleton.com

Back to top


Viva!JASONBeech's ChocolateYaohBute IslandNakdLavera