Chefs' Demonstrations

We have a full programme of events in our cookery marquee. You can see how the experts do their thing, pick up some useful tips and enjoy the presentations.

Our day is kindly hosted by Charlie Hodson, founder of Charlie’s Norfolk Food Heroes, who does so much to promote good local food.

10 am Junior Masterchef – a short film of the competition held at Reepham High School earlier in the month.

10.30 am James Phillipo, Chef Trainer and lecturer at Norwich City College – always entertaining and educational.

11.15 am Joaquim Teles, the Artisan Pastry Chef, shows the techniques behind the wonderful pastries in Reepham marketplace every Wednesday.

12.00 Your Own Place Charlie Hodson shares simple cost-effective recipes with Norfolk provenance for the social enterprise helping young people find independence.

12.45 The Cookery Showdown. With ten ingredients, Roger Holden of Hansells and Lucy Downing of The Original Cottage Company compete with a little help from Scott Taylor, development chef for Ice Cookery School.

13.30 The East meets Norfolk. Madhu Choudhry shows how to make fine indian meat and vegetarian dishes from local ingredients.

14.15 Stephen Plume, the Sausage King, comperes a butchery demonstration that will help you make the most of meat.

15.00 Sarah Pettegree of Brays Cottage Pork Pies makes the ‘perfect pie’ as seen in mazines and newspapers up and down the country.

Many thanks to Charlie’ Norfolk Food Heroes for larder goods, Crush Foods for all oils and all our chefs for giving up their time and bringing along their own ingredients to entertain and inform us.

Timings are approximate. Do please check the schedule on the day – or check back here.