Join the region's top chefs at the FBC Manby Bowdler Cookery School!
Curated by one of the Country's most celebrated cooks Chris Burt, this year's schedule is packed full of fantastic ingredients with 15 cookery workshops on offer to visitors. You can sign up for tickets in advance by visiting the Shrewsbury Food Festival Website - www.shrewsburyfoodfestival.co.uk. The full schedule of cookery sessions during the weekend can be found below:
Saturday 24 June
11am - ‘Pimp My Burger’ - with Great Berwick Organics, purveyors of grass fed Longhorn beef.
Farmer Sam Barker will join Chris Burt a burger masterclass. More cheese, relish, pickles, pulled pork or sauce? You decide.
12pm - ‘Off The Cuff’ - with Chris Burt
Our stage compare Chris Burt will rustle up unique dishes and show you how to make the most of your larder. Not sure what to do with ingredients that have been lying on the shelves? Burt will explain.
1pm - ‘DoughBoy’ with 5th generation local baker Rob Swift & Adrian Badland
Robert Swift is one of the region’s best bakers and Adrian Badland one of Shropshire’s finest chefs. They’ll join forces for this bread-themed workshop, which is perfect for budding bakers.
2pm - ‘Alice In Wonderland’ - Innovative Industry Leaders ‘MSK’s’ - Vicky Enderson shares some ticks of the trade.
She’s the woman who knows all there is to know about liquid nitrogen and the whizz, bang, pop ingredients that turn food into a carnival.
3pm - ‘You Got Me Turning Portugese’ - with Ana Ribeiro & ChrisBurt
Riberio is a classy cook whose intuitive understanding of Portugese food will enthral and delight. Food from southern Europe is becoming increasingly fashionable – remember where you tried it first.
4pm - ‘Pasta Blasta’ - with La Triestina & Chris Burt
The pasta girls from La Triestina will show you how to make the most of your tagliatelle. If you’re looking for inspiration, want ideas about great sauces or are looking to spice up your supper, this is the course for you.
Sunday 25 June
11am - ‘Pimp My Sushi’ - with Momo-No-Ki team Chris Burt & Matt Parry
The healthy choice for Sunday breakfast is sushi. And experts Chris Burt and Matt Parry will walk you through basic techniques. You’ll be making your own California roles by the end of it.
12pm - ‘Beelicious’ - with Top TV Chef ‘Sally Bee’
Signing up for Sally Bee masterclass will be a real coup for foodies and fans of her cookery slots on ITV's Lorraine. Sally will be promoting her latest book, Beelicious.
1pm - ‘Asian Street Food’ - with “Nok’s Grill’ founders Duncan & Nok Carpenter.
Thai food will be on the menu with the Nok Grill founders. Perfect the perfect South East Asian dishes with them.
2pm - ‘Give a Man a Fish’ - Top Shropshire fishmonger Ian Cornall, of Barkworths Seafoods.
Teaming up with Chris Burt for this double-header. Learn how to fillet, season and cook the perfect dish.
3pm - ‘Blessed Are The Cheesemakers’ - Top Local Cheese producer
Martin Moyden will make fresh cheese before your eyes with local spice guru Lajina Leal, from Masala Magics. Their paneer is the perfect afternoon snack.
4pm - ‘Funky Flexitarian’ - with ‘DIY SOS’ star Nick Knowles & Chris Burt - compared by Colin Young.
We’re going to go round off our fifth festival in fine style with a big-hitting finale and charity auction. Come early – it’ll be sold out.