Forestside Food Festival Demo Schedule
Our Forestside Food Festival starts this Friday and will continue every day until Sunday 15th November with demos every day starting at 2pm. Please note all demos and timings are approximate and could be subject to change.
Friday 6th November: Opening Event hosted by Stephen Jeffers.
First cookery demo at 2pm: Andy Rea, Executive Chef at Mourne Seafood Bar: Simply Seafood
Second demo at 4pm: Stephen Chisholm from Belfast Cookery School and Radio Ulster presenter, Great Irish Bake Off Winner: Savoury Pastry
Third Demo at 7pm: Stephen Jeffers, Jeffers at Belfast Cookery School: Cooking with local Beef
Great Vine Imports will be sampling wines along with Black Beef, Mike's Fancy Cheese and Dart Mountain cheese.
Cheese and wine tasting from 12pm until the wine runs out!.
Saturday 7th November: Hosted by Chef Jeffers
M&S - The Star of the Christmas Table
2pm: Guest Chef Ronan from Moy Park will cook M&S Christmas Roast Turkey.
4pm: Guest Chef Ronan from Moy Park will cook M&S Christmas Roast Turkey.
Sampling on mall from M&S 2015 Christmas range.
Sunday 8th November: Hosted by Chef Jeffers
Guest Chef: La Mon Hotel – Perfect Afternoon Tea
2pm: Choux Pastry & Scones
4pm: Choux Pastry & Scones
Competition to win Afternoon Tea for Two at La Mon.
Monday 9th November: Hosted by Chef Jeffers
Celebrating Seafood, 3 Demos
Roast Hake with Chorizo, Tomatoes & Couscous
Crispy Salt & Pepper Squid
Fillet of Salmon & Wild Mushrooms
Tuesday 10th November: Hosted by Chef Jeffers
Theme: Tomahawk Steak
Demo: 2pm Knife & Fork Grill, Malone Lodge Hotel
4pm Knife & Fork Grill, Malone Lodge Hotel
7pm Knife & Fork Grill, Malone Lodge Hotel
Wednesday 11th November: Hosted by Chef Jeffers
Theme: Bakery Day
Demo 1pm: Krazy Baker, Griddle Breads
4pm: Now Project
7pm: Holden’s Chocolates, Love of Chocolate: Belgian Chocolate Marquise
Johnsons coffee tasting throughout the day.
Ovenly Pop Up Bakery
Thursday 12th November. Activities on this day will commence at 10am and finish at 3pm.
Hosted by Chef Jeffers
Theme: Schools’ Cookery Challenge
Competitors: Aquinas School 10.30am
Our Lady & St. Patrick’s Knock 11.45am
Assumption Grammar School 1pm
Winner announced at 3pm.
Friday 13th November: Hosted by Caroline Wilson
Theme: Belfast Food Tours
Demo 12pm John Mathers, Newforge House: Peter Hannon beef with Bearnaise Sauce
2pm David Adams, Bistro Este: Grilled/Blow Torched Mackerel Salad
4pm Jonny Phillips, Coppi & Il Pirata: Tynedale Kid Goat Ragu, Pappardelle, Marsala Wine,Raisin, Pecorino & Pinenuts.
7pm Kim Lenaghan (Radio Ulster Food Presenter) and Caroline Wilson.
10 – 11am Paula McIntyre latest book signing.
Sampling from Broighter Gold Oils
Young Buck Cheese
Saturday 14th November: Hosted by Chef Jeffers
Theme: Sainsbury’s #littletwists
Demo: 2pm Chef Jeffers & Lee Cutler: Bolognaise with added coffee
4pm Chef Jeffers & Lee Cutler: Chilli with chocolate
Sampling from Sainsbury’s: Tayto, Golden Popcorn, Scott’s Bakery, Britvic, Avondale, Karro Foods, Hovis Bakery, Mash Direct
Sunday 15th November
Host: Chef Jeffers
Theme: Sunday Brunch
Demo: 2pm Martin’s Butcher, Bacon & Sausages
Genesis Crafty, Potato Bread & Soda Bread
Stephen Jeffers, Eggs Benedict & Perfect Poached Eggs