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Festival Chef's

This year we are proud to have a great line up of local chefs cooking for us. You will enjoy the range of food being demonstrated, from Brazil, Italy, Japan, France, Germany and more.We are sure they inspire you to have a go when you get home. 

Alan Coxton

Alan Coxon

Alan Coxon is a world-renowned chef, a TV presenter with hundreds of shows to his name screened around the world, the author of 3 cookbooks, a food archaeologist, an international judge, the creator of a unique multi award winning food range and recently the producer presenter, writer, creator and exec producer for a new TV series soon to be screened entitled "From Birmingham to Bombay ©" . We are looking forward to hearing and seeing Alan talk about cooking.

Christine Wallace

Christine Wallace

I have lived in Didcot for the past 26 years and am married to Rob. Together we own a small company called Laser Engraving Ltd where we design, cut and engrave a huge variety of products from engineering parts to specialised cake stands. I started baking at the tender age of 6 with my grandmother and since then have always enjoyed shutting myself in the kitchen and creating all kinds of culinary delights! My first love has always been cake making and especially the finishing and decorating having taught myself the art of piping and sugarcraft.  I am now heavily into bread making as...

Nick Galer

This year we welcome Nick Galer. He is originally from Plymouth, Devon. He has always had an underlying passion and interest in food and catering, so aged 23 after a successful university placement and a passion for leisure and hospitality led him to France, he then worked seasons in various kitchens seasonally in the Alps. For the past 4 years Nick has been the Head Chef at The Crown at Bray, working with Heston Blumenthal. At Easter this year Nick and his wife Mary returned to the area they love- South Oxfordshire. They are now committing to a long standing dream to operate their own...

Nin Dulai

Nin Dulai

Nin's Kitchen

My style of cooking is traditional rustic Punjabi food home cooked food, occasionally with a modern twist.   I have a passion for food from all over the world and have been teaching Indian cooking from the Punjab region of India for almost 10 years. As a child I watched my mum cook traditional Punjabi dishes on a daily basis and always wanted to get involved in mixing all the colourful spices, as well as being the first to taste them. I have a range of these dishes which have been passed down through the generations. I run cooking courses either at my home in Newbury or at the...

Momo Fujita-Clarkson

Momo Fujita-Clarkson

Adding a completely different flavour, quite literally, is Momo Fujita-Clarkson. Momo hails from Japan and grew up learning the cooking skills she has today from her mother and grandmother (who is 97!). Momo loves to cook classic Japan food and prepare sushi which she sells at a number of Oxfordshire markets as well as running cooking workshops and catering for her many clients. Find out more at .

Mariella Bliss

Mariella Bliss

Mariella Bliss has been cooking her lovely Italian food in Oxford for ten years! I started baking Focaccia for Wolvercote Farmers’ Market in 2003 and since then I have enjoyed introducing more homemade real Italian food to British people! Now it’s two of us: Mariella and Sonia who also is a passionate and skilled Italian cook. We believe that eating local is as important as eating well and our dishes are a combination of these two principles. We cater for many events and provide cooking lessons for individuals and groups, we enjoy talking about the original recipes, traditions...

Kelly Mauger

Kelly trained at Aylesbury College as a pastry chef, working for many years within this role and then as head chef at the prestigious teashop at Waterperry Gardens.  She currently works at the WI Cookery School at Denman College as a baking and patisserie tutor and was a finalist in the 2014 British Cookery School awards in the ‘Young Rising Star’ category. She has featured in various slots on BBC Radio Oxford and has been lucky enough to work with some incredibly talented and celebrated chefs, including Mary Berry, Jean Christophe Novelli, Edd Kimber, John Whaite, Jane...

Paul Bellchambers

Paul Bellchambers

The Late Chef

Finally, we have Paul Bellchambers, Chef and Owner of The Late Chef, Paul started his catering company in 2009, catering for private and business events, selling at local farmers markets and with a range of ready prepared meals available in a number of local shops. Paul has cooked from his teenage years and qualified in 2005 at Thames Valley University with a Diploma in Catering. Spending some work experience at Le Manoir and in other kitchens he developed the ideas for The Late Chef. He created the Wallingford Food Festival in 2011.Paul is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio Oxford and loves...

Tuyens Kitchen


Tuyens Kitchen

My name is Tuyen (pronounced Tween). I love homemade cooking and enjoy working around food, especially healthy food and Vietnamese food is healthy, fresh and full of flavour... I grew up in central Vietnam where I helped and learned a lot from my Grandma who had a small food business.  I do catering, sell food at Farmer's Markets and provide Cooking Lessons around Oxford. Please visit my website to find out more: www. or Facebook page:

Mary Ann Paderna Peregrine

Mary Ann Peregrine

Food Lovers Kitchen

Mary Ann Peregrine ‘Big bold flavours of the Philippines and the Far East’   Philippine born Mary Ann is classically trained in French cuisine, but has been brought up surrounded with eclectic flavours that are indigenous to Philippine cookery. The big bold flavours of Indo-Malay cultures, as well as Chinese and Spanish, all due to history, are a major influence to Mary Ann’s fusion cookery.   Mary Ann believes that cooking should be about freedom of expression, insisting on personal interpretation of the flavours, and more importantly, to make...


 With over 450 local food and drink producers in Oxfordshire. The festival showcases many of these passionate producers. Come and see for yourself!

Live Music

Live Music

Music has become part of the festival and we endeavour for find new and exciting bands to entertain over the weekend. We are looking forward to this years exciting line up!

BBC's Garden Cafe broadcasting live



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