The Christmas Kitchen sponsored by Tiptree, our live demonstration theatre, 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.Check out the timetable below to see who is on stage each day. 

11:30

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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12:20

Rosemary Shrager's Dresdner Stollen

Rosemary Shrager is here to show us how to a delicious Dresdner Stollen, packed with rich fruits and nuts.

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13:10

Christmas Crackers - Wines For The Festive Season With Olly Smith

Olly Smith will introduce us to his top pick of wines for the Christmas season.

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14:00

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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14:50

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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15:40

Christmas Crackers - Wines For The Festive Season With Olly Smith

Olly Smith will introduce us to his top pick of wines for the Christmas season.

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16:30

Rosemary Shrager's 4 Bird Roast

Join Rosemary Shrager as she demonstrates the most wonderful way to serve a turkey at Christmas. Stuffed with an apple, hazelnut and sage stuffing this turkey also contains duck, guinea fowl and pheasant to create a fabulous 4 bird roast.

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17:20

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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11:30

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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12:20

Atul Kochhar's Roast Breast of Mallard

Join Atul Kochhar as he treats us to his take on a Christmas Roast - Roast Breast of Mallard with Spelt Puloa, Fennel and Peppercorn Sauce.

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13:10

Christmas Crackers - Wines For The Festive Season With Olly Smith

Olly Smith will introduce us to his top pick of wines for the Christmas season.

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14:00

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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14:50

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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15:40

Atul Kochhar's Roast Breast of Mallard

Join Atul Kochhar as he treats us to his take on a Christmas Roast - Roast Breast of Mallard with Spelt Puloa, Fennel and Peppercorn Sauce.

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16:30

Stout, Stout, Let It All Out!

Lotte Peplow from the American Brewers Association is here to show us four deep, dark and decadent high quality American craft beers for the festive season

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17:20

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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18:10

An Evening with Olly Smith

Join drinks expert Olly Smith as he talks about his love of wine and recommends his favourite tipples to get the festive season started with a bang.

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11:30

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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12:20

Christmas Canapes, With Rachel Green

Join Seafish Ambassador Rachel Green as she prepares Cured Seabass Bellini's, Smoked Haddock Fritters served with a pea puree dip and Scallop Lollipops wrapped in bacon, on sticks.

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13:10

Fizz Wars - Which will be top of the Froths?

Strap yourself in for the battle of the fizz. Rob Buckhaven takes us on a guided tour of sparkling wine. Cremant, Prosecco and Champagne, which will come out on top?

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14:00

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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14:50

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

Read More
15:40

Fizz Wars - Which will be top of the Froths?

Strap yourself in for the battle of the fizz. Rob Buckhaven takes us on a guided tour of sparkling wine. Cremant, Prosecco and Champagne, which will come out on top?

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16:30

Christmas Roasted Monkfish

Join Seafish Ambassador Rachel Green as she shows us an alternative to turkey this holiday season, Roasted Monkfish wrapped in crispy bacon served with cranberry and sage & onion.

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17:20

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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11:30

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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12:20

Nana Lily's Christmas

Join Ellen from Nana Lily's as she shows us how to hand glaze a boiled gammon, make perfect Yorkshire puddings and shows us her whiskey butter that accompanies her delicious Christmas Puddings.

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13:10

Rajiv's Nepalese RBT (rum infused butter tea)

Join Rajiv Kc as he showcases rum and Nepalese whisky and try a lovely taster of slightly warmed Rum Butter Tea.

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14:00

Ed Baines' Christmas Lobster Cocktails & Liver & Bacon

Ed Baines is here to share his mouthwatering Lobster Cocktail starter and then to follow he cooks up his succulent Liver & Bacon served with polenta and spinach.

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14:50

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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15:40

Rajiv's Nepalese RBT (rum infused butter tea)

Join Rajiv Kc as he showcases rum and Nepalese whisky and try a lovely taster of slightly warmed Rum Butter Tea.

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16:30

Ed Baines' Perfect Roast Turkey & Vanilla Roulade

Join Ed Baines as he shows us how to cook the perfect Christmas turkey with a pork, sage and fruit stuffing. To follow he treats us to a delicious vanilla roulade with meringue, thick cream and mixed berry sauce.

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17:20

The Big Christmas Taste Test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, yule log or Eggnog to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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18:10

Nana Lily's Christmas

Join Ellen from Nana Lily's as she shows us how to hand glaze a boiled gammon, make perfect Yorkshire puddings and shows us her whiskey butter that accompanies her delicious Christmas Puddings.

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11:30

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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12:20

Rosemary Shrager's Dresdner Stollen

Rosemary Shrager is here to show us how to a delicious Dresdner Stollen, packed with rich fruits and nuts.

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13:10

Christmas Hot Cocktails with Mr Fogg's Residence

Join the team from Mr Fogg's Residence as they show us how to blend and combine different flavours and types of techniques, taking inspiration from the kitchen, infusion and hot drinks picking up ingredients from all over the world to create a superb Christmas hot cocktail.

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14:00

How To Prepare The Perfect Christmas Turkey

Join Copas Turkeys who are here to share simple hints and tips to prep the bird and create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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14:50

Bunga Bunga's Christmas Cocktail - Natale Italiano

Join Bunga Bunga to discover what is a traditional Italian Christmas and watch as they make and serve their delicious Christmas cocktail to describe it.

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15:40

Rosemary Shrager's 4 Bird Roast

Join Rosemary Shrager as she demonstrates the most wonderful way to serve a turkey at Christmas. Stuffed with an apple, hazelnut and sage stuffing this turkey also contains duck, guinea fowl and pheasant to create a fabulous 4 bird roast.

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