Wellington 2016

20-22 May, Fri–Sun 10am–5pm, Westpac Stadium

Whirlpool Cooking Theatre

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Included with your entry ticket, you can enjoy free cooking demonstrations in the Whirlpool 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 celebrity chef step up to the plate, including Ray McVinnie, Kyle Street, Simon Gault and more, in the Whirlpool Cooking Theatre in Wellington.

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Fri

Friday 20 May

Easy, achievable, fun recipes
10:30am-11:15am

Join the effervescent radio personality, TV chef, and author of 11 cookbooks, Annabelle White, for a cooking demonstration that will leave you enthused, confident, and ready to cook. In this demo, Annabelle will show you how to make Brigitte’s Crackers, followed by a main course of Swedish meatballs, and a fabulous Danish plum prune cake.

Kiwi classics: clams, chicken and chocolate
11:30am-12:15pm

Former Masterchef Judge and internationally respected chef Simon Gault gathers ingredients and techniques from around the world and infuses them with into delicious dishes that are sure to please.

This demo combines simple techniques, wonderfully rich flavours and classic Kiwi ingredients to create 4 dishes: Clam Chowder, Clams in Kiwi Horopito Tomato Sauce, Mexican Marmalade Chicken and Yuzu Chocolate Mousse.

Wholegrain gluten-free baking
12:30pm-1:15pm

Chef, author, photographer, and runaway success story Emma Galloway reveals how truly beautiful baking with wholegrain, gluten-free flours can be. In this demo, you’ll learn about different flours and how best to use them to bring flavour, texture, and nutrition to your baked goods.

Learn how to make Pumpkin and Chocolate Brownies, (from A Year in my Real Food Kitchen, Harper Collins 2016), Lemon, Honey & Thyme Curd Shortbreads and Dark Chocolate, Buckwheat and Pear Loaf (both from My Darling Lemon Thyme, Harper Collins 2014)

Winter seafood eating
1:30pm-2:15pm

Culinary legend and local Wellingtonian Martin Bosley eases you into the cold months ahead with his winter seafood creations. 

Learn how to make hearty but beautifully balanced dishes like Prosciutto wrapped King Salmon, Kiwa Oyster Chowder, and Cloudy Bay Clams with Miso, Chilli, Black Beans and Potatoes

Samoan food from the heart
2:30pm-3:15pm

Kiwi chef and My Kitchen Rules judge Robert Oliver has developed restaurants in major US cities and has pioneered food programs for homeless people. His demos at The Food Show will be further enlivened by the fabulous presence of fa'afafine singing sensation Cindy of Samoa. Robert and Cindy will prepare Raw Salmon with Ginger and Soy Sauce Dressing, ‘Ota Ika’ with mango and mint, and iced ‘Koko Samoa’ smoothie-style drink using fabulous Samoan-grown cocoa.

Sat

Saturday 21 May

Quick and easy, flavour-packed vegetarian
10:30am-11:15am

Chef, author, photographer, and life-long vegetarian Emma Galloway shows you all the tips and tricks needed to pack tons of flavour into your vegetarian meals with minimal fuss. Learn how to make Lemony Mushroom Quinoa with Chilli Almonds, Fried Egg Tortillas With Pumpkin And Coriander Salsa (both from A Year in my Real Food Kitchen, Harper Collins, 2016), and Sweet and Sour Lemongrass Tempeh (from My Darling Lemon Thyme, Harper Collins 2014)

Kiwi classics: clams, chicken and chocolate
11:30am-12:15pm

Former Masterchef Judge and internationally respected chef Simon Gault gathers ingredients and techniques from around the world and infuses them with into delicious dishes that are sure to please.

This demo combines simple techniques, wonderfully rich flavours and classic Kiwi ingredients to create 4 dishes: Clam Chowder, Clams in Kiwi Horopito Tomato Sauce, Mexican Marmalade Chicken and Yuzu Chocolate Mousse.

Samoan food from the heart
12:30pm-1:15pm

Kiwi chef and My Kitchen Rules judge Robert Oliver has developed restaurants in major US cities and has pioneered food programs for homeless people. His demos at The Food Show will be further enlivened by the fabulous presence of fa'afafine singing sensation Cindy of Samoa. Robert and Cindy will prepare Raw Salmon with Ginger and Soy Sauce Dressing, ‘Ota Ika’ with mango and mint, and iced ‘Koko Samoa’ smoothie-style drink using fabulous Samoan-grown cocoa.

Easy, achievable, fun recipes
1:30pm-2:15pm

Join the effervescent radio personality, TV chef, and author of 11 cookbooks, Annabelle White, for a cooking demonstration that will leave you enthused, confident, and ready to cook. In this demo, Annabelle will show you how to make Brigitte’s Crackers, followed by a main course of Swedish meatballs, and a fabulous Danish plum prune cake.

At home in the kitchen
2:30pm-3:15pm

Culinary legend Ray McVinnie helps you enjoy your time in the kitchen by building up a repertoire of great recipes that you can feel relaxed about making. In this demo, he’ll show you how to make an easy tomato and cheese tart, roasted beef fillet with soft boiled egg and anchovy dressing, and a quick dessert of fruit with tamarind.

Sun

Sunday 22 May

At home in the kitchen
11am-11:45am

Culinary legend Ray McVinnie helps you enjoy your time in the kitchen by building up a repertoire of great recipes that you can feel relaxed about making. In this demo, he’ll show you how to make an easy tomato and cheese tart, roasted beef fillet with soft boiled egg and anchovy dressing, and a quick dessert of fruit with tamarind.

Wholegrain gluten-free baking
12pm-12:45pm

Chef, author, photographer, and runaway success story Emma Galloway reveals how truly beautiful baking with wholegrain, gluten-free flours can be. In this demo, you’ll learn about different flours and how best to use them to bring flavour, texture, and nutrition to your baked goods.

Learn how to make Pumpkin and Chocolate Brownies, (from A Year in my Real Food Kitchen, Harper Collins 2016), Lemon, Honey & Thyme Curd Shortbreads and Dark Chocolate, Buckwheat and Pear Loaf (both from My Darling Lemon Thyme, Harper Collins 2014)

Winter seafood eating
1pm-1:45pm

Culinary legend and local Wellingtonian Martin Bosley eases you into the cold months ahead with his winter seafood creations. 

Learn how to make hearty but beautifully balanced dishes like Prosciutto wrapped King Salmon, Kiwa Oyster Chowder, and Cloudy Bay Clams with Miso, Chilli, Black Beans and Potatoes

Big on flavour, easy on effort
2pm-2:45pm

Kyle Street, Executive Chef at Auckland’s Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar, started his career under the direction of Al Brown at Logan Brown in Wellington. He is renowned for his dedication to sourcing great ingredients and cooking them simply to produce big flavours. In this demo he’ll show you how to make cider poached pears, mussels with chorizo, and a fabulous lemon meringue pie for dessert.