2019 Live Demos

We are delighted to present another fabulous line-up of local chefs to inspire you. This schedule is subject to change so please check on the day.

10.45am Simple Chocolate Mousse with Salted Caramel
by Blandy’s Head Chef Gert Pienaar

Blandy’s at Inglewood Head Chef Gert Pienaar’s demonstrations have been a popular feature of HFF over the years as he makes the most sophisticated dishes seem easy!

 

 

 

11.30am How to Make Sourdough Rye Bread

An introduction to sourdough starters and how to make better rye sourdough bread than you find in most shops. With Philip Brown who has a 15 year old sourdough starter.

 

12.15pm Venison Burgers
by local deer stalker Peter Cooke

Peter Cooke is a local filmmaker and deer stalker. Venison is an under-utilised, healthy and delicious food source. We also have too many deer in our area which are eating young trees and contributing to climate change. Peter will share this simple and tasty recipe that everyone will enjoy.

 

1pm Healthy Breakfasts for Busy Families
with cookbook author Lucinda Miller

Bestselling cookbook author Lucinda Miller invites you to come and have a go at some of her breakfast recipes from The Good Stuff Cookbook full of healthy dishes that children will actually eat! All ingredients will be provided.

Lucinda Miller - The Good Stuff

 

2pm Cookery Competition Winners Announced

 

2.30pm Belinda’s Tastes of Paxos.

 Author of Roast Lamb in the Olive Groves cookbook Belinda Harley reveals how to make real tzatziki; tiny hot pies of melting cheese and wild greens; how to cook octopus and squid; lovely pasta recipes; surprising carpaccios; imaginative salads and magical desserts which you could serve at a simple meal at home – or even a very smart dinner party.

 

3.30pm Raffle

 

3.45pm Hungerford Chilli Eating Competition

Free entry for 10 brave contestants! Competition organised by our very own chilli expert (and award-winning food scientist) Simon Flanagan and sponsored by Wiltshire Chilli Farms.

 

 


2018 Demo Schedule

10.45am Homemade Pasta – Gert Pienaar

Blandy’s at Inglewood Head Chef Gert Pienaar’s demonstrations have been a popular feature of HFF over the years as he makes the most sophisticated dishes seem easy!

This year Gert will make tortellini for you to taste at the end of the demo.

 

 

 

 

11.30am How Chocolate is Made – from Tree to Mouth

Sam from Tilly’s Treats explains how the recipe for making chocolate has not changed much since Mayan time, which is about 3,000 years ago and it is quite an interesting process. It is amazing that anyone discovered how to make it!

Sam has been working with chocolate for many years and will take questions and share top tips on handling chocolate in your own kitchen.

 

12.15pm Helen Browning – Pig: Tales from an Organic Farm

Soil Association Chief Executive and organic farmer Helen Browning gave a thought-provoking talk about her new book Pig, the importance of animal welfare in farming and her visions for smaller, less intensive farms that employ more people and allow livestock to have a natural life in healthy conditions, needing fewer antibiotics. “For this to happen,” Helen concluded, “consumers need to understand where their meat comes from, especially after Brexit when we could be importing meat from countries with lower animal welfare standards than ours.”

 

1pm Delicious, Healthy Dishes from Eliane’s 

The popular Eliane’s on Hungerford High Street specialises in healthy, tasty dishes.

Their menus have a mediterranean influence and are always colourful, mouth-watering and nutritious.

 

 

 

1.45pm Escalope of Pheasant Breast by Peter Cooke 
Peter Cooke is a local filmmaker, deer stalker and game shooter. Wild game is an under utilised, healthy and delicious food source that many people are missing out. Peter will share with us a simple and tasty pheasant recipe that even fussy children will enjoy.

2.30pm Hungerford Chilli Eating Competition

Free entry for 10 brave contestants! Click here to enter. Competition organised by our very own chilli expert (and award-winning food scientist) Simon Flanagan and sponsored by Wiltshire Chilli Farms.

 

3.15pm Cocktails by The Three Swans Hotel Bar Team

Impress your friends by learning how to make exclusive cocktails!

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