The BBC Good Food Show, a culinary convention packed with the chefs from the BBC’s cooking shows, rolls into Birmingham June 13 through 17.
James Martin and Olly Smith of Saturday Kitchen, The Hairy Bikers, MasterChef hosts John Torode and Gregg Wallace, and MasterChef 2012 winner Shelina Permalloo are all cooking at the BBC Good Food Show. Highlights include the Saturday Kitchen omelette challenge and MasterChef sessions.
The BBC Good Food Show guests get to eat a range of foods, from picnic bites to fine dining options. Foodies also get to discover up-and-coming British food producers like Moo Free, which has dairy-free chocolate, and Tan Rosie, which makes Caribbean sauce. Visitors can also get gardening tips at the BBC Gardeners’ World Live, where they can pick up gardening tips from the stars of Gardeners’ World, Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein, and Joe Swift.
Summer Kitchen showcases celebrity chefs cooking summer-inspired dishes live during 30-minute sessions. The recipes demonstrated onstage are included in the Recipe Collection, which is included in the ticket price. Tickets are £19.75.
Visitors can also watch MasterChef live and then eat the dishes from the television series at the MasterChef Restaurant. Two-course meals are £23 and three-course meals are £27. Starters include seared tuna salad with wasabi pickled ginger and anchovy toast prepared by Tom Rennolds of MasterChef season eight, and mains like cola-braised pork belly, caramelized celery, roasted baby turnips, shelled peas, and miso mustard dressing whipped up by Tim Anderson of MasterChef season seven. Desserts include black treacle tart, spiced ice cream, and roasted apples made by Andrew Kojima of MasterChef season eight.