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On the First Floor, with some ingenious chefs demonstrating their delightful creations to light up your plant based diets
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4.00 Stephanie Jeffs - TBA
12.00 - Nishma Shah (Shambhu's) - Indian Sweet Treats
Nishma Shah is the vegan chef behind Shambhu's, the London-based family run vegan catering company, nominated for a VegfestUK 2014 Award. You can vote for Shambhu's by clicking this link.
They are also creators of a popular range of vegan & gluten-free cheesecakes, which are available in independent and online stores nationwide: www.shambhus.co.uk/stockists.
One secret of Shambhu's success is how Nishma draws inspiration from culinary styles from around the world.
At this year's London Vegfest, Nishma will demonstrate how to make vegan versions of traditional festive Indian sweet treats.
1.00 - Vanessa Almeida (Essential Vegan) - Chocolate Cheesecake
Vanessa Almeida will teach you how to make an easy, rich and heavenly good Chocolate Cheesecake. Using tofu as a main ingredient she will teach you how this ingredient can be versatile, delicious and healthy. This is a sophisticated dessert will impress your family and friends.
2.00 - Christine Bailey - Supercharge with Raw and Vegan Delights
Want to energise your body naturallyand enjoy delicious, mouth-watering food? Superfood Expert, TV Nutritionist and Chef Christine Bailey will show you how to optimise your health with nourishing ingredients and recipes. Take your health to the next level and sample Christine’s amazing creations. Whether you are looking for some healthy salads, performance boosting snacks or a healthy indulgent dessert this is the cookery demonstration not to miss! You will come away inspired with a range of fabulous recipes and nutritional tips to give your health a boost. Christine will also have a range of raw and superfood products to sample from Rawlicious and Vega.
5.00 - Dr LindaJoy Rose - Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Coulis
This decadent dessert can be prepared in 10 minutes but will probably be gone in less time than that! A guilt-free indulgence that everyone in your family will love. Learn about the Raw Fusion philosophy and how to enhance the bio-availability of your foods. Explore sensible sweeteners, superfoods, alternate protein sources and the power of chia with a wellness expert, chef and author.
12.00 - Jane Easton (Viva!) - Recipes from the Viva! Cookbook
Viva!'s food and cookery coordinator Jane Easton will demonstrate the following recipes from the Viva! cookbook:
Quick Cream of Watercress Soup – a fragrant soup thickened with protein-rich creamy white beansinstead of the traditional potato
Sauteed Squash with Olive Tapenade & Cannellini Beans – a simple to make yet sophisticated side dish that can be easily extended into a main course.
Chocolate Brownies – moist and delicious. (Plus the secrets of egg replacing revealed....)
1.00 - Amanda Hamilton - Juice and blend your way to health!
In this hugely informative session, Amanda will demonstrate how to turn an ordinary juice into the ultimate body tonic, clear up confusion around the sugar debate and intermittent fasting and will demonstrate family-friendly smoothies that keep her own kids happy and healthy. The session includes a Q & A at the end.
2.00 - Pasquale Amico (Amico Bio) - Aubergines with basil, rice milk mozzarella, tomatoes and crispy rocket
Pasquale Amico, founder and Head Chef of London’s first vegan/vegetarian Italian restaurant, Amico Bio, returns for the London leg of Vegfest 2014, after a successful stint at the Brighton date earlier this year.
From developing a reputation for experimental cooking, while still maintaining a feel for traditional Italian dining, Pasquale’s ethos remains the same; to create delicious food with the added benefits and variance of a vegan/vegetarian twist.
Pasquale will be preparing Aubergines with basil, rice milk mozzarella, tomatoes and crispy rocket, a perfect example of his work and determination to explore the stylings and relationship between flavour and health.
3.00 - Toni Fiore - Deliciously Easy Protein
For nearly a decade Toni Fiore has been creating fast, easy & delicious recipes for millions of American TV and online viewers as host of Delicious TV’s Totally Vegetarian, VegEZ & Co-host of Vegan Mashup.
Toni’s cooking demo begins with breakfast, by transforming a block of tofu into a delicious Shaved Tofu Scramble. Next, she’ll create a Sweet Confetti Quinoa Salad for any time of day. These recipes are simple, budget friendly & Gluten-Free. Toni promises you’ll discover a love for tofu (and save the chickens!), and embrace Quinoa as a go-to every day food.
4.00 - Stephen Ward - Last Days of the Raj
Steve was born in Calcutta, India during the last days of the Raj. His parents witnessed the massacre that was 1947 partition and decided there-and-then to return to the UK the land of their ancestors. But as with all British and Anglo-Indian residents of the sub-continent they adapted some native Indian recipes and brought them half-way across the world in that post-independence exodus.
Now Steve is happy to share these secrets with VegfestUK visitors. He will be preparing one or more of the following dishes; falouries (bhajias), stuffed paratas or dawl (lentils). A free tasting will follow.