Forestside Food Festival Demo Schedule

November 04, 2015

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 BarSimply 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 BeefMike'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 NovemberHosted 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

                         Perfectly Preserved

                         Shortcross gin

                         Young Buck Cheese

                         Boundary Brewing

                         Abernethy Butter

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

Sampling: Cava

Event close.


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