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Included with your entry ticket, you can enjoy free cooking demonstrations in the Cooking Theatre.

Don't miss the chance to see some of New Zealand's top culinary talent share their secrets on cooking fabulous meals at home.

Watch your favourite gastronomic stars step up to the plate, including Annabel Langbein, Simon Gault, Martin Bosely, Michael Van de Elzen, Annabelle White and more, in the Cooking Theatre in Wellington.

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Fri

Friday 26 May

ESSENTIAL Annabel Langbein
11am-11:45am

Bestselling cookbook author Annabel Langbein takes to the Food Show stage to share recipes, techniques and tips from her gorgeous new book ESSENTIAL Annabel Langbein. This timeless compendium of more than 650 recipes brings together many of Annabel’s personal favourite and most popular meal ideas from the past 20 years, plus plenty of on-trend new recipes, to create a lifetime of eating inspiration. Be inspired to try something new and empowered to make it your way!

Free

General admission ticket required.

More info on this sessions coming soon!
1pm-1:45pm

Free

General admission ticket required.

Recipes and radio in the tradition of Aunt Daisy
2pm-2:45pm

Annabelle White shares her best recipes and cooking tips on her Radio Live show, carrying on a warm and wonderful tradition that reaches back to the days of 20th century radio legend Aunt Daisy. In this live cooking demo, Annabelle will talk about talk back radio, and show you how to make three, fail-safe retro classics: Adele’s sponge cake, strawberry muffins, and Yorkshire rascals.

Free

General admission ticket required.

Sat

Saturday 27 May

ESSENTIAL Annabel Langbein
11am-11:45am

Bestselling cookbook author Annabel Langbein takes to the Food Show stage to share recipes, techniques and tips from her gorgeous new book ESSENTIAL Annabel Langbein. This timeless compendium of more than 650 recipes brings together many of Annabel’s personal favourite and most popular meal ideas from the past 20 years, plus plenty of on-trend new recipes, to create a lifetime of eating inspiration. Be inspired to try something new and empowered to make it your way!

Free

General admission ticket required.

Good From Scratch
12pm-12:45pm

TV personality and much-loved chef Michael Van de Elzen shares three delicious, healthy, and quick to prepare recipes from his ‘Good From Scratch’ brand: Birdie Num Num (or spice-inspired chicken salad), wicked yoghurt-marinated Angus skirt, and balsamic grapes with red wine sabayon.

Free

General admission ticket required.

Recipes and radio in the tradition of Aunt Daisy
1pm-1:45pm

Annabelle White shares her best recipes and cooking tips on her Radio Live show, carrying on a warm and wonderful tradition that reaches back to the days of 20th century radio legend Aunt Daisy. In this live cooking demo, Annabelle will talk about talk back radio, and show you how to make three, fail-safe retro classics: Adele’s sponge cake, strawberry muffins, and Yorkshire rascals.

Free

General admission ticket required.

More info on this sessions coming soon!
2pm-2:45pm

Free

General admission ticket required.

Sun

Sunday 28 May

ESSENTIAL Annabel Langbein
11am-11:45am

Bestselling cookbook author Annabel Langbein takes to the Food Show stage to share recipes, techniques and tips from her gorgeous new book ESSENTIAL Annabel Langbein. This timeless compendium of more than 650 recipes brings together many of Annabel’s personal favourite and most popular meal ideas from the past 20 years, plus plenty of on-trend new recipes, to create a lifetime of eating inspiration. Be inspired to try something new and empowered to make it your way!

Free

General admission ticket required.

Good From Scratch
12pm-12:45pm

TV personality and much-loved chef Michael Van de Elzen shares three delicious, healthy, and quick to prepare recipes from his ‘Good From Scratch’ brand: Birdie Num Num (or spice-inspired chicken salad), wicked yoghurt-marinated Angus skirt, and balsamic grapes with red wine sabayon.

Free

General admission ticket required.

More info on this sessions coming soon!
2pm-2:45pm

Free

General admission ticket required.