Comfort … creativity … or just a crunchy dinner – whatever cooking means to you, you’ve probably done a lot more in 2020. It’s been the year of banana bread, Pan pizzas and bread after sourdough bread – and with a new season of ingredients to plunder, it’s time to hone your skills and join us in the TelegraphVirtual kitchen for a weekend of live culinary masterclasses, presented by Telegraph Events.
On Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October, the TelegraphThe company’s award-winning food columnists will welcome a brigade of Michelin-starred chefs, cocktail connoisseurs, and pastry and barbecue experts, to share recipes, tips and tricks from their pans – and answer your burning questions while following. at your house.
Book for a session or sign up for the whole series to find out how Yotam Ottolenghi creates the recipes for his best-selling cookbooks and cafes (and meet fellow chef Ixta Belfrage, his secret weapon in Ottolenghi’s test kitchen. ), or discover Angela’s secret Hartnett’s perfect pasta served at her Michelin-starred restaurant, Murano.
With columnists Diana Henry, Xanthe Clay and Susy Atkins as guides, you can cook live from the recipes shared with your ticket, or curl up on the couch to watch the action live – and create a cake or cocktail at the gin afterwards, at your leisure.
What is on the menu
Saturday 17th October
3.30 p.m .: How to serve the perfect fried chicken
Chef James Cochran prepares the best buttermilk chicken in the country in his restaurant at 12:51 p.m. ET. Find out how to serve a brilliant bird (golden, juicy and delicious) by following its signature dish, loaded with fresh herbs and chili jam.
5 p.m .: Mix the perfect gin cocktail
Join TelegraphDrink expert Susy Atkins and cocktail connoisseurs Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley at aperitif time for a lively mixology session. Master the Martinez and an elderflower tendril while learning how to choose the best bottles for your bar.
6.30 p.m .: Prepare a Michelin-starred meal in minutes
Looking for the ultimate dinner dish? Stephen Harris’ restaurant, The Sportsman in Seasalter, Kent, has been named the UK’s Best Gastro Pub four times in the past five years and has held a Michelin Star since 2008. Hosted by a colleague Telegraph Columnist Diana Henry, Stephen will cook his seafood dish of lemon sole fillets with mussel tartare, and reveal his secret to serving simple but beautiful dishes.
Sunday October 18
10:30 am: Create a showstopper worthy of Bake Off
Don’t miss Kim-Joy’s guide to creating spectacular pastries. Finalist of the ninth series of The Great British Bake Off, Kim-Joy will demonstrate a halloween showstopper pavlova from her kitchen, with Telegraph Columnist Xanthe Clay is on hand to ask any questions about her superb creations.
12:30 p.m .: Perfect pasta from scratch
Attend an Italian masterclass with Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett and follow her method of making pasta by hand – with tips she learned from her Italian grandmother. Hosted by Xanthe Clay.
3 p.m .: Become a master of fire
Bristol Fire School founder Geneviève Taylor turns up the heat and shares recipes to cook on the flames – from Cambodian corn on the cob and sticky butternut squash to feta. Perfect dishes for campfires and barbecues, you will become a grilling pro thanks to Geneviève’s expert instructions. Hosted by Xanthe Clay.
6 p.m .: Revolutionize your vegetable cuisine
Best-selling author and restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi reveals his revolutionary, flavor-driven approach to cooking vegetables, with Ixta Belfrage, his co-author of his latest cookbook, Flavor. Cook with them to make sweet and sour chaat masala potatoes and find out how to boost your veggies. Hosted by Diana Henry.
How to book
To book your Food & Drink Festival tickets for a weekend of virtual cooking masterclasses, and for the opportunity to ask our experts questions while they cook, click here.
All sessions will be recorded and viewable on YouTube, via the Telegraph Live channel, starting Monday, October 19.
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This notice was published: 2020-10-13 11:19:55