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Chef Demonstrations Christmas 2016


Simon King from Restaurant 1861

FREE for wristband holders
Sun, 11 Dec 2016
10:30 to 11:15

For a lighter way to end your Christmas dinner and a new take on the traditional, come and see Simon King prepare a Christmas pudding mousse with a cranberry sorbet.  

Liz Knight of Forage Fine Foods - Wild Tonics

FREE for wristband holders
Sun, 11 Dec 2016
11:30 to 12:15

Chase away winter ills with Liz Knight of Forage Fine Foods. When the weather turns cold, foragers reach for immune boosting wild tonics to fend off those germs.

Fortunately wild tonics are best administered with medicinal gin in a cocktail glass. Join Liz to find out how to make a spoon full of medicine go down a wild treat.

Matthew Dawkins from The Castle Inn, Usk

FREE for wristband holders
Sun, 11 Dec 2016
12:30 to 13:15

The Castle Inn's young chef, Matthew Dawkins will be demonstrating an imaginative dish for you to experiment with over Christmas.

Featuring line-caught Welsh Sea Bass and served with a lemon panna cotta, we're sure that this will be a meal to get your family and friends talking. Come along and try something new.

Angela Gray of Angela Gray's Cookery School

FREE for wristband holders
Sun, 11 Dec 2016
13:30 to 14:15

Join Angela as she shares her family's Boxing Day feast. We're sure it'll soon be tradition in your house too!

A menu you do not want to miss:

Onion Velouté with truffle, bacon and parsley crumb and porcini bread
Festive pastilla
Jewelled OMG chocolate cake

We hear there may even be something mulled to sip while you watch... 

Angela will also be bringing along copies of her book so you can get your hands on more of her irresistible recipes.


Rachael Watson: The Abergavenny Baker

FREE for wristband holders
Sun, 11 Dec 2016
14:30 to 15:15

Join Rachael as she demonstrates how to make an irresistible miniature German Christmas Stollen with fruit soaked in rum.

Rachael Watson is a self-taught baker and local GP.  Her desire to bake and share her knowledge, skill and enthusiasm for the simple joys of hand made fresh bread finally became a reality last year when she opened the Abergavenny Baker.