The Christmas Kitchen, our live demonstration theatre sponsored by Bosch and Tassimo, is the community hub of Eat & Drink Festival Christmas. Top chefs, foodie favourites and drinks experts will be on hand, cooking up a storm to educate and inform with flair. Visitors will be able to enjoy watching some of television’s most celebrated chefs and mixologists bring their unique style of cooking and cocktail making to life. Renowned chefs from some of the countries’ best restaurants and top drinks experts pass on their secrets and creative ideas.

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10:30

The Ultimate Christmas Taste Test

Nothing gets you into the festive spirit quite like biting into buttery and boozy mince pie, a yummy yule log or a classic Christmas cake. It was the ultimate Christmas taste test!

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11:30

Rosemary Shrager's Chestnut Pavlova Cake

Rosemary Shrager made a delicious Chestnut Pavlova Cake with fresh figs. A twist on Mont Blanc, a French Italian dessert popular around Christmas time.

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12:20

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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13:10

Christmas Spiced Chocolate Torte and Brandy Butter Ice Cream with Billy & Jack

Billy & Jack (Masterchef Semi-finalist's and hosts of Billy & Jack's Supper Club) made a Christmas spiced chocolate torte with brandy butter ice cream. A great alternative Christmas cake, or dinner party dessert.

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14:00

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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14:50

Rosemary Shrager's 4 Bird Roast

Rosemary Shrager demonstrated her stuffed four-bird roast recipe, made with duck, chicken, pheasant and partridge and stuffed with dried cranberries, pistachio nuts and parsley. It's the ultimate centrepiece for a Christmas feast!

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15:40

Christmas Spiced Chocolate Torte and Brandy Butter Ice Cream with Billy & Jack

Billy & Jack (Masterchef Semi-finalist's and hosts of Billy & Jack's Supper Club) made a Christmas spiced chocolate torte with brandy butter ice cream. A great alternative Christmas cake, or dinner party dessert.

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16:30

Champagne Vs. Sparkling with Rob Buckhaven

A glass of bubbly can be just the thing to make a party go with a swing. We were joined by Rob Buckhaven as we found out whether champagne or sparkling will reign as the supreme celebration drink of Christmas this year.

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10:30

The Ultimate Christmas Taste Test

Nothing gets you into the festive spirit quite like biting into buttery and boozy mince pie, a yummy yule log or a classic Christmas cake. It was the ultimate Christmas taste test!

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11:30

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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12:20

CJ Jackson's, Christmas Eve Fish Feast

Billingsgate Seafood Schools CJ Jackson cooked up one of her favourite Christmas Eve Fish Feasts with lobster, crab, mussels, Dublin Bay prawns and clams.

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13:10

A Very Vegan Christmas

Lisa Marley made a Christmas wellington which made an impressive centrepiece dish in a vegetarian or vegan Christmas spread.

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14:00

CJ Jackson's Christmas Seafood Canapés

Billingsgate Seafood Schools CJ Jackson treated us to Christmas Seafood Canapés using sustainable seafood.

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14:50

A Very Vegan Christmas

Lisa Marley made a Christmas wellington which made an impressive centrepiece dish in a vegetarian or vegan Christmas spread.

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15:40

Great ideas for enhancing your meals this Christmas with Bosch

We joined the experts at Bosch for recipe ideas, inspiration and tips on how to enhance your Christmas meal to make it the best one yet.

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16:30

Christmas Cocktails with The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a mystical apothecary, dispensing the most creative cocktails and delicious all-day dining with a twist. Mixologist Elliott gave us a a sneak peak of their new festive drinks menu as he demonstrated one of their newest Christmas cocktails.

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17:20

The Ultimate Christmas Taste Test

Nothing gets you into the festive spirit quite like biting into buttery and boozy mince pie, a yummy yule log or a classic Christmas cake. It was the ultimate Christmas taste test!

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18:10

American Craft Beers for Christmas

Lotte Peplow from the American Brewers Association talked Christmas craft beers all expertly curated to suit a beer lover’s Christmas thirst.

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19:00

Christmas Cocktails with The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a mystical apothecary, dispensing the most creative cocktails and delicious all-day dining with a twist. Mixologist Elliott gave us a a sneak peak of their new festive drinks menu as he demonstrated one of their newest Christmas cocktails.

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10:30

Festive Bread

Fill the house with festive and warming aromas by baking seasonal breads this Christmas. Alex from Freedom From Torture shwoed us his take on a traditional festive loaf.

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11:30

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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12:20

Christmas Roast Pork with all the Trimmings and Transforming your Leftovers

Adam Lestrelle demonstrated his Roasted Pork Pluma with pigs in blankets, fermented carrots, roasties and Christmas pork sauce. Plus, he showed us how to transform your leftovers to create The ultimate Christmas sandwich and Christmas stuffing burger with apple sauce.

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13:10

Christmas Dinner Wine Pairing Guide

Wine educator, IEWA judge and blogger Brad Horne (@winetimelondon) explained the perfect pairings for Christmas Day from wine to serve with turkey, pudding and cheese.

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14:00

Champagne Vs. Sparkling with Rob Buckhaven

A glass of bubbly can be just the thing to make a party go with a swing. We were joined by Rob Buckhaven as we found out whether champagne or sparkling will reign as the supreme celebration drink of Christmas this year.

Read More
14:50

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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14:50

Great ideas for enhancing your meals this Christmas with Bosch

We joined the experts at Bosch for recipe ideas, inspiration and tips on how to enhance your Christmas meal to make it the best one yet.

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15:40

Christmas Dinner Wine Pairing Guide

Wine educator, IEWA judge and blogger Brad Horne (@winetimelondon) explained the perfect pairings for Christmas Day from wine to serve with turkey, pudding and cheese.

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16:30

Christmas Roast Pork with all the Trimmings and Transforming your Leftovers

Adam Lestrelle demonstrated his Roasted Pork Pluma with pigs in blankets, fermented carrots, roasties and Christmas pork sauce. Plus, he showed us how to transform your leftovers to create The ultimate Christmas sandwich and Christmas stuffing burger with apple sauce.

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10:30

The Ultimate Christmas Taste Test

Nothing gets you into the festive spirit quite like biting into buttery and boozy mince pie, a yummy yule log or a classic Christmas cake. It was the ultimate Christmas taste test!

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11:30

Christmas Cheese 3-ways with Truffle and Toast

It wouldn't be Christmas without cheese! So we had London food blogger Shree (@truffleandtoast)  show us Christmas Cheese 3-ways; Prosciutto and Burrata Toast, Whipped Feta Dip and Balsamic Brussel Sprouts with Blue Cheese.

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12:20

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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13:10

The Ultimate Christmas Burger with Thomas Frake Masterchef winner 2020

Masterchef 2020 champion Thomas Frake created the ultimate Christmas burger with buttermilk turkey, cranberry sauce and baked brie.

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14:00

Christmas Cheese 3-ways with Truffle and Toast

It wouldn't be Christmas without cheese! So we had London food blogger Shree (@truffleandtoast)  show us Christmas Cheese 3-ways; Prosciutto and Burrata Toast, Whipped Feta Dip and Balsamic Brussel Sprouts with Blue Cheese.

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14:50

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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15:40

The Ultimate Christmas Burger with Thomas Frake Masterchef winner 2020

Masterchef 2020 champion Thomas Frake created the ultimate Christmas burger with buttermilk turkey, cranberry sauce and baked brie.

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16:30

Collooh Callay's Christmas Cocktail

Callooh Callay Chelsea is the serious nonsense West London has been calling out! They demonstrated a bangin' festive cocktail from their new Christmas menu.

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17:20

The Ultimate Christmas Taste Test

Nothing gets you into the festive spirit quite like biting into buttery and boozy mince pie, a yummy yule log or a classic Christmas cake. It was the ultimate Christmas taste test!

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18:10

Pairings for a New Year's Eve Party

Wine communicator writer and blogger Sophia Longhi (@skinandpulp) helped us with the perfect pairing for a New Year's Eve Party.

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19:00

Collooh Callay's Christmas Cocktail

Callooh Callay Chelsea is the serious nonsense West London has been calling out! They demonstrated a bangin' festive cocktail from their new Christmas menu.

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10:30

Prepare the Perfect Christmas Turkey with Copas Turkey's

Copas Turkey's made the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional Christmas roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

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11:30

New Year's Eve Spectacular with Ed Baines

Ed Baines demonstrated an elegant, champagne-worthy dish to help you ring in the New Year.

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12:20

Gluten-free Stollen Bites with Becky Excell

Becky Excell joined us as she made her gluten-free Stollen bites recipe. A must-try for the festive season and you can make it from start to finish in 30 minutes. Best of all, you’d never know they were Coeliac-friendly and wheat-free too!

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13:10

Christmas Celebration Cocktails with Cameron Attfield

World Class Bartender of the Year 2019 and cocktail maker enthusiast Cameron Attfield created his Christmas celebration cocktail.

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14:00

New Year's Eve Spectacular with Ed Baines

Ed Baines demonstrated an elegant, champagne-worthy dish to help you ring in the New Year.

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14:50

Gluten-free Stollen Bites with Becky Excell

Becky Excell joined us as she made her gluten-free Stollen bites recipe. A must-try for the festive season and you can make it from start to finish in 30 minutes. Best of all, you’d never know they were Coeliac-friendly and wheat-free too!

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15:40

Christmas Celebration Cocktails with Cameron Attfield

World Class Bartender of the Year 2019 and cocktail maker enthusiast Cameron Attfield created his Christmas celebration cocktail.

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