the christmas kitchen

Our live demonstration theatre is the community hub of Eat & Drink.Top chefs, foodie favourites and 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 bring their unique style of cooking to life. Renowned chefs from some of the countries’ best restaurants pass on their secrets and creative ideas.

10:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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11:30

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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12:15

The big Christmas taste test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, Christmas pudding or Cranberry sauce to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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13:00

Theo Randall's festive partridge

Theo Randall is here to show us how to cook a roast grey partridge with Savoy cabbage and pancetta.

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13:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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14:30

Bella Italia

See the chefs from Bella Italia use seasonal ingredients for the ultimate Italian Christmas dish. 

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15:15

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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16:00

Theo Randall's chestnut risotto

Theo Randall shows us how to make a delightful chestnut risotto with pancetta and rosemary.

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16:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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10:45

Theo Randall's festive partridge

Theo Randall is here to show us how to cook a roast grey partridge with Savoy cabbage and pancetta.

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11:30

Christmas turkey masterclass with Andrew Dickens

Join Andrew Dickens as he shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends

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12:15

The big Christmas taste test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, Christmas pudding or Cranberry sauce to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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13:00

Cotechino stuffed turkey breast with Ed Baines

Ed Baines is here to show us the delectable Cotechino stuffed turkey breast with fondant potatoes, truffle water, cress and crisp bacon.

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13:45

Theo Randall's chestnut risotto

Theo Randall shows us how to make a delightful chestnut risotto with pancetta and rosemary.

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14:30

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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15:15

Cafe Rouge

The Chefs at Cafe Rouge will be putting a French twist on some festive favourites. 

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16:00

Ed Baines' perfect roast turkey

Join Ed Baines as he shows us how to cook the perfect Christmas turkey with a pork,sage and fruit stuffing.

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16:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Andrew Dickens

Join Andrew Dickens as he shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends

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17:30

Christmas supper club canapes

Kerstin Rodgers of msmarmitelover.com makes some Christmas canapes and shows you how to take great pictures of your food.

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18:15

The Christmas diet plan with Max Lowery

Max Lowery, Personal Trainer and Online Health Coach, is here to cook two meals from his new book "The 2-Meal Day" but with an added Christmas twist - as well as discussing health, fitness and fasting.

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19:00

Veggie Christmas feast

Kerstin Rodgers of msmarmitelover.com is here to show you how to make great vegetarian alternatives for a spectacular Christmas main course.

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19:45

The Christmas diet plan with Max Lowery

Max Lowery, Personal Trainer and Online Health Coach, is here to cook two meals from his new book "The 2-Meal Day" but with an added Christmas twist - as well as discussing health, fitness and fasting.

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10:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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11:30

Dan Doherty

See Dan Doherty cook up a modern Christmas feast. 

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12:15

The big Christmas taste test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, Christmas pudding or Cranberry sauce to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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13:00

A deer...ferent Christmas dish from Gladwins

Join Oliver Gladwin as he prepares a wild deer and cooks the tenderloins with some hand rolled tortellini’s filled with mushroom marmite and served with foraged herbs and capers.

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13:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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14:30

Dan Doherty

See Dan Doherty cook up a modern Christmas feast. 

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15:15

Las Iguanas Christmas with a Latin twist

Join Glenn from Las Iguanas as he cooks vegan jack fruit tinga and blue corn tortillas, a dish which features on this year's Christmas menu at Las Iguanas. These delicious soft blue corn tortillas with pulled jackfruit and beetroot tinga, avocado, lime and vegan coriander aioli topping are not to be missed.

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16:00

A deer...ferent Christmas dish from Gladwins

Join Oliver Gladwin as he prepares a wild deer and cooks the tenderloins with some hand rolled tortellini’s filled with mushroom marmite and served with foraged herbs and capers.

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16:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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10:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Andrew Dickens

Join Andrew Dickens as he shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends

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11:30

Cotechino stuffed turkey breast with Ed Baines

Ed Baines is here to show us the delectable Cotechino stuffed turkey breast with fondant potatoes, truffle water, cress and crisp bacon.

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12:15

The big Christmas taste test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, Christmas pudding or Cranberry sauce to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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13:00

Christmas canapes brought to you by Social Pantry

Join Alex Head from Social Pantry who shows us some recipes to focus around easy entertaining with a focus on how to put left overs to good use. Here she demonstrates Canapes for your dinner parties using Flaked Smoked and Trout Pate and Honey’d Goats Curd Crisp with Hazelnut.

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13:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Andrew Dickens

Join Andrew Dickens as he shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends

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15:15

Ed Baines' perfect roast turkey

Join Ed Baines as he shows us how to cook the perfect Christmas turkey with a pork,sage and fruit stuffing.

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16:00

Winter sharers from Social Pantry

Join Alex Head from Social Pantry who shows us some recipes to focus around easy entertaining with a focus on how to put left overs to good use. Here she demonstrates some perfect winter sharing salads of Warm Brussel Sprout and Cranberry, Roasted Squash, Cabbage and Bacon and Beetroot and Goat’s Curd Salad.

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16:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Andrew Dickens

Join Andrew Dickens as he shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends

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10:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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11:30

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.

Read More
12:15

The big Christmas taste test

Ever had the dilemma of which mince pies, Christmas pudding or Cranberry sauce to buy? Join this session and help us taste the way to the answer!

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13:00

Christmas dinner Italian style with Aldo Zilli

Aldo Zilli shows us how to make Chestnut pasta with venison & wild mushroom ragu followed by mini panettone stuffed with mixed berries and vanilla cream, a truly Italian Christmas dessert.

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13:45

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

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14:30

Aldo Zilli's turkey feast with an Italian twist

Aldo Zilli is here to show us how to prepare Turkey Saltimboca, wrapped in parma ham and served with Tuscan Cavolo Nero cabbage, crushed potatoes and a sauce of Vin Santo.

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15:15

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.

Read More
16:00

Christmas turkey masterclass with Rachel Green

Join Rachel Green as she shares simple hints and tips to create the perfect stress free Christmas dinner at home that will impress your family and friends.

Read More