What’s On

Food & Drink Demonstration Kitchen

Hosted by Stephanie Moon

This year we celebrate VE Day with a weekend full of World War 2 food classics all with a twist from your local chefs and drinks connoisseurs!

Friday 9th May


Dan Hargreaves –Hedgehogger Cider

Ham hock with peas

Dan cooks this dish in his homemade chilli cider. Dan also tells us the story of his apple cider vinegar a wartime staple.



Sue Nelson –Yorkshire food finder cooks up some WW2 classics with a Yorkshire twist 

Yorkshire Secret Pie



Gilly Robinson and Debbie Raw 

Malton Cookery School 

WW2 classics with a Yorkshire twist

The ladies show us how to make a street party go with a VE Day swing



Simon Jenkins -Beer writer for the Yorkshire Evening Post 

Beer tasting 

Saturday 9th May


Phil Akrill Green Room Scarborough



Jon Appleby – Blue lion East Witton



Luke Daniels 

Palm Court



Yorkshire Wolds Cookery school -demonstration on wartime treats!

Rachel Kirkwood 

Rachel’s love of cooking began as a child helping her mother make a range of delicious cakes and pastries for the family.  Before teaching at Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School, Rachel completed Pru Leith’s short advanced course and Bishop Burton’s “School of Food and Wine” and the City and Guilds courses where she was taught by Linda Latus! 



Rob Porter – Graze 

A new dining experience      

Dexter beef , fermented turnip , cured Egg yolk , Lovage

“Rich man, Poor Man dish”



Martyn Hyde – Eat Me café 

Scarborough – Martyn cooks Homity Pie a VE favourite with Allotment vegetables



Rhiannon Hunt and Paul O’Connor 

The Crown Spa Hotel ,Scarborough 

Cocktail master class and audience participation


Sunday 10th May


Cyrus Kay 

Former contestant on Britain’s Best Dish



George PsariasThe Olive Tree



Andrew ThwaiteChocolatier 

Andrew makes us some Chocolate truffles to try with some wartime flavours



Rob Green – UK Seafood Ambassador



Rob Clarke – Clarke’s Restaurant, Scarborough

Tapas dish of – 

Spam fritter Lollipops, Toffee’d apple sauce and hundreds & thousands.

– Ox Cheek ‘Pie’ 

– Forced Grown Yorkshire Rhubarb, with sunflower seed crumble, star anise custard



Peter Neville –The Pheasant Inn, Harome 

Peter closes the show today in his unique style.