Auckland 2021

29 Jul - 1 Aug, Thu–Sun 10am–5pm, ASB Showgrounds

NEFF Cooking Theatre

The Cooking Theatre

 

If you want to learn how to create dishes that will have your guests asking for more, you need to catch a demo or two in the NEFF Cooking Theatre. See celebrity chefs like Annabelle White and Ganesh Raj cook their signature dishes and share secrets to making fabulous meals at home. Your tastebuds will thank you for it!

FULL SCHEDULE COMING SOON 

Access to all features including the NEFF Cooking Theatre is included with your show ticket.

All
Thu

Thursday 29 July

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
10:15am-10:45am

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Annabelle White - Comedy and casserole
11am-11:45am

Umami is the word to describe our comedy queens’ recipes this year. Her seafood casserole uses secret ingredients to give it that pop, serve with wild rice - you won’t resist licking the bowl clean. She follows with a delicious blueberry buttermilk tart and eggplant sandwich.

Free

Josh Emett - Learn from the best
12pm-12:45pm

Josh’s days and nights are spent between his latest two ventures, Onslow in Auckland’s CBD and the fabulous Oyster Inn on Waiheke. Whatever Josh brings to our stage it will be world-class but at the same time achievable in your own kitchen – that’s what makes him so brilliant. 

Free

Jayshri and Laxmi Ganda - Authentic Indian inspiration
1pm-1:45pm

Learn to cook authentic Indian cuisine for the first time at The Auckland Food Show. Mother and daughter duo - Jayshri and Laxmi Ganda will be creating some delicious Gujarati recipes from their book - A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That. 

Free

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
2pm-2:30pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Nicola Galloway - Sourdough starter
2:45pm-3:30pm

Nicola will be teaching us all about sourdough and how to keep that precious starter at its absolute peak by using it for yummy crumpets and other recipe ideas. Nicola's food focus is on using healthful pantry staples with an emphasis on eating seasonal using local produce.

Free

Fri

Friday 30 July

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
10:15am-10:45am

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Annabelle White - Comedy and casserole
11am-11:45am

Umami is the word to describe our comedy queens’ recipes this year. Her seafood casserole uses secret ingredients to give it that pop, serve with wild rice - you won’t resist licking the bowl clean. She follows with a delicious blueberry buttermilk tart and eggplant sandwich.

Free

The Tattooed Butcher
12pm-12:45pm

Join award-winning butcher James Smith (The Tattooed Butcher) as he shares his passion and skill for butchery and creative cooking with meat.

Free

Jayshri and Laxmi Ganda - Authentic Indian inspiration
1pm-1:45pm

Learn to cook authentic Indian cuisine for the first time at The Auckland Food Show. Mother and daughter duo - Jayshri and Laxmi Ganda will be creating some delicious Gujarati recipes from their book - A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That. 

Free

Ruth Pretty - Legendary ginger loaf
2pm-2:30pm

We are delighted that Ruth is taking time off from her busy house and kitchen in Te Horo, to share with us her high tea inspired recipes. Ruth’s ginger loaf has been a Kiwi icon since the 90s and the legend lives on. Not only is it a loaf, you can also use this recipe to create the best ever French toast, Eton mess, ginger crisps and to-die-for ginger kisses. 

Free

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
2:45pm-3:30pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Sat

Saturday 31 July

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
10:15am-10:45am

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Annabelle White - Comedy and casserole
11am-11:45am

Umami is the word to describe our comedy queens’ recipes this year. Her seafood casserole uses secret ingredients to give it that pop, serve with wild rice - you won’t resist licking the bowl clean. She follows with a delicious blueberry buttermilk tart and eggplant sandwich.

Free

Ganesh Raj - Feed 4 for less than $20
12pm-12:45pm

With the second series of Eat Well for Less just launched on TV One, Ganesh has a passion for sharing fabulous, tasty ideas to feed 4 for less than $20. His YouTube channel, The Humble Yum Yum is a source of new and fun global dishes with the focus on having fun and breaking the ‘food rules’. 

Free

Michael Van de Elzen - Good From Scratch
1pm-1:45pm

Top NZ chef turned TV personality, Michael Van de Elzen brings inspiration from his farm-to-table based cooking school - Good From Scratch. Michael is going to share delicious alternatives to the old favourite leg of lamb using different techniques to get the most out New Zealand's favourite meat.

 

Free

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
2pm-2:30pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

The Tattooed Butcher
2:45pm-3:30pm

Join award-winning butcher James Smith (The Tattooed Butcher) as he shares his passion and skill for butchery and creative cooking with meat.

Free

Sun

Sunday 1 August

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
10:15am-10:45am

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Josh Emett - Learn from the best
11am-11:45am

Josh’s days and nights are spent between his latest two ventures, Onslow in Auckland’s CBD and the fabulous Oyster Inn on Waiheke. Whatever Josh brings to our stage it will be world-class but at the same time achievable in your own kitchen – that’s what makes him so brilliant. 

Free

Michael Van de Elzen - Good From Scratch
12pm-12:45pm

Top NZ chef turned TV personality, Michael Van de Elzen brings inspiration from his farm-to-table based cooking school - Good From Scratch. Michael is going to share delicious alternatives to the old favourite leg of lamb using different techniques to get the most out New Zealand's favourite meat.

 

Free

Samir Allen - Lebanese cuisine
1pm-1:45pm

Free

NEFF - How to cook with steam and induction
2pm-2:30pm

Watch and learn while NEFF demonstrate their brilliant kitchen appliances including creating succulent dishes by steam cooking, plus learn about the amazing features of Induction that you can use on the cooktop to get fantastic results.

Free

Two Raw Sisters - Redefining plant-based living
2:45pm-3:30pm

Free