live_kitchen_300pixTake your seat for a sizzling display of sumptuous dishes and delectable delights in our Live Kitchen.

Our resident chefs will be sharing their tips for cooking excellence as they prepare a complete menu of both savour and sweet offerings.

We think it would probably be best not to attend on an empty stomach!

Entry to the Theatre is free with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Chef Olivier Mourelon

Le Cordon Bleu techniques

29 MAR - 12:15PM - 01:00PM
Le Cordon Bleu, the leading global network of culinary arts and hospitality management institutes, will be hosting an exciting demonstration at the show, offering a taste of the first-class training that they provide. Chef Olivier Mourelon, Pâtisserie teaching chef at Le Cordon Bleu London will be demonstrating how to make a beautiful Chili and Chocolate tart, while showing the step by steps of making short crust pastry, ganache, creams and Chantilly. Come and learn with Le Cordon Bleu key pâtisserie techniques.
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Pru Wood

How unusual ingredients can revolutionise allergy sufferers daily bread

30 MAR - 12:15PM - 01:00PM
A slice of bread and jam, chocolate spread on toast, garlic bread and pizza, these are all simple foods that most people take for granted, but which many allergy sufferers imagine are gone forever from their lives. Learn how to change all of that with Ayni Vitality's freefrom bread demonstration.
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Pru Wood

Taking essential oils out of the bathroom and into the kitchen

31 MAR - 12:15PM - 01:00PM
Most of us use essential oils on a daily basis; in our body products, diffusers and spa treatments,  but did you know that these powerful plant extracts can find another home in the kitchen? Learn the secrets of safely cooking with these powerful plant extracts with Pru from Ayni Vitality.
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Pru Wood

Learn how to make free from chocolate chip cookies & ginger nuts that you’ll actually enjoy eating!

29 MAR - 02:45PM - 03:30PM
Learn how to make truly scrumptious free from cookies using nutritious ingredients that are not only super easy to work with, but that are good for you and, more importantly, taste absolutely fabulous!  We guarantee they are unlike any other free from cookie you will ever have eaten, and you’ll wonder how on earth we managed it without using any of the top 14 major allergens!
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Cory Mason

The Cory Mason gin cocktail masterclass

30 MAR - 02:45PM - 03:30PM
Cory will deliver an informative and entertaining seminar on “how to make outstanding gin cocktails” . He will cover gin selection, the advantage of selecting locally grown (UK) ingredients, the type of gin to select, and the methods of preparation. He will cover the challenges and advantages of small batch artisanal spirit distilling. He will also talk about the key elements of taste, visual impact, blending with food, and making the “social setting “of cocktails interesting. He will answer questions and likely invite some members of the audience to make their own cocktails. It will be lively!
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Maureen Suan Neo

Cook Asian - Singaporean specialities

31 MAR - 02:45PM - 03:30PM
Learn to prepare an Oriental feast to impress your family and friends. The demonstration will include my favourite Singaporean dishes, Chilli & Ginger Prawns, a Nonya Lemongrass Curry and a Malay Salad with a spicy peanut sauce.
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Cory Mason

The Cory Mason gin cocktail masterclass

01 APR - 02:45PM - 03:30PM
Cory will deliver an informative and entertaining seminar on “how to make outstanding gin cocktails” . He will cover gin selection, the advantage of selecting locally grown (UK) ingredients, the type of gin to select, and the methods of preparation. He will cover the challenges and advantages of small batch artisanal spirit distilling. He will also talk about the key elements of taste, visual impact, blending with food, and making the “social setting “of cocktails interesting. He will answer questions and likely invite some members of the audience to make their own cocktails. It will be lively!
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Cory Mason

The secrets of distilling different spirits

31 MAR - 04:00PM - 04:45PM
We will be answering the timeless question “so what really is the difference in distilling the different alcoholic spirits?” We will cover gin, rum, whisky, vodka – and some more specialty products – including Absinthe.  There will be a tasting – and a chance to do a Q and A. We will even draw on the relative challenges in distilling – versus brewing beer.