Add Feeds
Publisher Windows
Streaming Headlines
Streaming Windows

Log out

Social Connect

OR Log into your Account below
Want One? Create New Account
Email:
Password:
Vegan Culinary Delights galore at Cookery Demonstrations at VegfestUK Bristol

Vegan Culinary Delights galore at Cookery Demonstrations at VegfestUK Bristol

2015-05-13 
| by Editor

 

One of the major challenges for any newbie vegan is to make vegan foods exciting and stimulating, not just for a day or two or a fortnight, but for the long term. However, for the workaholics in the 21st century, it’s not always easy to find time to nourish our body, mind and soul in a culinary sense, let alone working with unfamiliar food ingredients whilst switching diets.

At VegfestUK Bristol we’re bringing you a selection of simple, easy-to-follow cookery demonstrations that will not only leave you drooling over the prospect of eating vegan in the forseeable future, but also itching to create your own vegan dishes in no time to impress any of your pre-vegan friends, families and colleagues!

 

For the beginners

Beginners to the vegan lifestyle will find plenty of inspirations from these cookery demos:

 

Quick and Easy Summer Dishes from the Viva! Cookbook, by Jane Easton (Viva!) on Saturday at 2pm

Viva!'s food and cookery coordinator Jane Easton will demonstrate some of her favourite recipes from her own and brand-new Viva! cookbook:

  • Easy Vegan Pesto: regular and low-fat versions
  • Chilled Avocado Soup
  • Tropical Rice Salad with Sesame Orange Dressing

 

 

 

‘Flippin’ Marvellous!’ - Sweet and Savoury Filled Vegan Pancakes, by hunkimori on Saturday at 12pm

There’s absolutely no need for eggs when it comes to making delicious sweet and savoury filled pancakes! Pop along and discover how. Chelle Hughes from Bristol vegan dining pop-up hunkimori will demonstrate how to make an all purpose vegan pancake batter mix, whipping up a mixture of sweet and savoury fillings and toppings to create pancakes which tickle the taste buds and fill your boots!

 

 

For those looking for the quick and easy

Those with insatiable cravings for convenience foods can look forward to simple, easy-to-prepare dishes with a gentle health kick from these sessions:

 

Vegan Health, Juicing, Smoothies and a Healthy Lifestyle for the Vegan, by Anneka Svenska (Little Green Angel) on Sunday at 1pm

Our own ‘Little Green Angel’, juicing, fitness expert and TV Presenter Anneka Svenska presents an informal demonstration on how to start a juicing and smoothie diet complementary to your daily routine. Perfect guide for beginners, tips on juicing & smoothie recipes with an essential live demo with different types of juicers & blenders.

 

 

Cooking with Little Miss Meat Free, on Sunday at 3pm

Katy Beskow of Little Miss Meat Free fame and friend of the Vegan Society will be cooking up a storm showing you how you can utilise your blender for more than just smoothies! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soothing Comfort Smoothie and Procrastination Mash to nourish your moods, by Aradhana Kaur (Beautiful Heart Raw Kitchen) on Saturday at 4pm

Do you reach for chocolate or biscuits to soothe your emotions, and wish you didn’t? Raw food chef and teacher Aradhana Kaur demonstrates quick and tasty raw food alternatives to get you feeling back on top. Instead of reaching for the cookie jar, switch to these new recipes that will uplift and nourish your moods!

 

 

 

 

Vegan, Gluten, Dairy, Refined Sugar free AND Delicious Supper and Dessert, by Diana Lynn on Sunday at 4pm

Diana Lynn, organiser of monthly vegan pop-up dining events Food Friends in Somerset, will be demonstrating how quickly and simply you can create a vegan nutrition, nourishing and tasty supper and dessert which will feed all of your senses, body, mind and soul.  

 

 

Simple Raw Vegan Sushi, Super Energy Balls and interesting Raw Snacks, by Lia Aquila (RAWFest UK) on Sunday at 5pm

Lia will be demonstrating these super dishes that can supercharge your energy levels, clear your skin and help you to heal. She will explain some simple steps to start introducing more raw food into you life.

 

 

 

For the gourmet dessert lovers

If you’re looking for gourmet sweet treats to entertain any special guests, don’t miss out on these demos:

 

Vegan Turkish Delights by Rachel Demuth & Jo Ingleby (Demuths Cookery School) on Saturday at 1pm and Sunday at 12pm

Award-winning vegetarian restaurant and cookery school Demuths are delighted to have been asked back to VegfestUK and this year they will bring you a couple of dishes from Turkey. Join them on the day to find out which Turkish delights they have chosen! Both dishes demonstrated will be vegan.

 

 

 

 

 

Raw Chocolate Cake Demo by Anna Middleton (Rawsome) on Saturday at 3pm

Join Anna Middleton from RAWSOME to learn how to make easy raw chocolate energy balls packed with superfoods perfect for an afternoon lift.  Anna will also demo a decadent raw chocolate & orange fudge cake.  Come along for the recipes and don't miss out on the tasters!

 

 

 

 

Entertaining Raw Recipes by Deborah Durrant (Deliciously Raw) on Sunday at 2pm

Deborah spent a few months in 2014 with Matthew Kenney in California, and her courses were shortlisted for the Best Short Cookery Course in the UK and Ireland by the Looking to Cook Cookery School Awards. Deborah will show you how to make fabulously elegant raw food to wow your friends and family in a little under an hour. 

 

 

 

 

 

All in all, there’s something for everyone and all expectations from these cookery demos – whether you’re looking for a 101 course on vegan cooking, or an experienced vegan seeking further ideas and inspirations. Plus of course there’ll be free samples for you to spoil your taste buds with at the end of these demos too – one further reason to drop in on these sessions!

 

To find the location of the Cookery Demos area, visit the site map here 

Admission to the whole VegfestUK Bristol event is only £3 before 5pm and £5 after 5pm (kids under 16 FREE) – fee includes access to ALL activities which include dozens of other talks, workshops, kids activities, 160 stalls with 15 caterers, 4 licensed bars, juice/smoothie bars, acoustic acts during the day, live DJ’s in the evenings including Alfredo (Ibiza) on Saturday and LTJ Bukem on Sunday. What a top bargain!

 

So if you haven’t got your May Bank Holiday planned yet, what else are you looking for other than coming down to the Amphitheatre for VegfestUK heaven? 

Invite your friends to the event via Facebook here

Download the event programme here

Get Involved! If you have a great Vegan news feed, blog, podcast or video channel that you’d like us to include your focus on in the site, then please just contact us at info@vegfest.co.uk with details!






Post Comment
Join the conversation!Log in to leave a comment.

Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required
VegfestUK event(s) of interest:

Latest News

from Vegfest UK

02/11/2018

VegfestUK Brighton 2019 – website now live for stall bookings

The show website for the 11th annual VegfestUK Brighton in 2019 is
15/10/2018

VegfestUK London 2018 – Event Programme now available to read online

The full event programme for this year’s VegfestUK London is now
03/10/2018

MariPharm – producers of top-quality CBD products

VegfestUK welcomes new sponsors MariPharm for their upcoming vegan
03/10/2018

Oumph! – Epic veggie eating for free range humans!

The VegfestUK team extends a warm welcome to this year’s new
02/10/2018

Radical Veganism talks and panels at VegfestUK London 2018

The Radical Veganism talks room returns to VegfestUK London on
29/09/2018

Statement on the future of VegfestUK Bristol

The organisers of the annual vegan festival VegfestUK in Bristol
14/09/2018

Benefits of Raw Vegan Lifestyles examined at VegfestUK London 2018

In recent years, raw foodism has been gaining in popularity not
11/09/2018

Veganism in later life to be explored in Mature Zone at VegfestUK London 2018

V… for Life begins at 50! The Mature Zone is the go-to place for
07/09/2018

Talks on veganism from a social justice perspective at VegfestUK London 2018

Is being vegan just a diet, just a lifestyle choice, or more than
03/09/2018

VegfestUK Awards 2018 showcase the best vegan products and services – vote now for your favourites

Voting for this year’s VegfestUK Awards has just begun, with
31/08/2018

Yaoh’s brand-new luxurious and rejuvenating vegan Body Butters available at half price online

Those looking for an intensely rejuvenating and moisturising
31/08/2018

Vegan Activism to be examined in depth at VegfestUK London 2018

In a hitherto, largely non-vegan world, how can vegans make a
28/08/2018

Talented chefs to showcase wonders of plant-based cooking at VegfestUK London

As one switches to a plant-based diet or moves in that direction,
21/08/2018

Potentially life-altering documentaries on veganism at VegfestUK London 2018

A quartet of feature-length documentaries focusing on the many
17/08/2018

Vegan comedians with sizzling punchlines and improvs take to the stage at VegfestUK London

Standup comedy is back at one of the UK’s leading vegan festivals
14/08/2018

Brand-new talks on Permaculture, Farming & Growing at VegfestUK London 2018

One of the benefits of following a vegan way of life is that it
13/08/2018

VegfestUK welcomes dozens of new businesses at their 6th vegan festival at Olympia London

As veganism becomes one of the fastest-growing social movements in
10/08/2018

Wide selection of talks on plant-based nutrition & health at VegfestUK London 2018

As more and more people are increasingly conscious about health,
07/08/2018

Art of Compassion Exhibition unites art and veganism at VegfestUK London 2018

The Art of Compassion (AOC) Project is an international collective
03/08/2018

Global Vegan Food Village at VegfestUK London 2018 serves up a feast of mouthwatering vegan street food

The breadth and depth of plant-based vegan food have come up leaps

About The Vegfest Express
Brought to you by Vegfest UK
Get the latest Vegan Recipes, Videos, Podcasts and News on Animals, Environment and Vegan Products, all curated by experts in the field. Want your blog or site featured on The Vegfest Express? Contact Us!
Contact Us
Follow Us