This year in the Country Living Christmas Kitchen Theatre at our Glasgow Fair, sponsored by Stoves, we bring together some of the country’s finest food and drink producers and celebrity chefs. You’ll experience expert cooking and baking demonstrations live on stage, for free. Learn how to make delicious and creative seasonal recipes to impress family and friends, plus pick-up top tips and leave inspired.

Chefs will also share their secrets, tips and tricks, and answer all your culinary questions.

Take a look at our timetable of demonstrations below and head to the drop down section for more information on each of the sessions. You can also find out more about the producers, chefs and experts leading them. 

*Timetable subject to change. For more information on individual sessions and tutors please scroll down. 

CL Glasgow kitchen timetable

Karon will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 1pm. And 2pm on Saturday. 

Session description: 

Karon will be showing you how to make some super quick and easy foodie gifts for family and friends. From delicious Greek feta salad marinated in olive oil to handmade rum and coconut snowballs. Rich and creamy Cheese, walnut and rosemary spreading pate plus cucumber gin and toffee vodka. 

More about Karon:

Karon Grieve had had 4 cookbooks published, has presented on ITV’s The Hour and is a regular foodie expert on BBC Radio Scotland. She is the blogger and cook behind top UK food blog Larder Love and has been doing cooking demos at large events for 8 years. 

John will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Thursday and Sunday at 3pm and 4pm on Friday. 

Session description to be announced soon.   

More about Karon:

John Quigley was born in Scotland on 23rd October 1963.  In 1982 he came to London and entered the Good Food Guide as one of the youngest Head Chefs of that time.   

He then decided to “hit the road” as chef for Tina Turner. Following on from this he took up offers to work with Paul McCartney, MC Hammer, Whitney Houston, Guns n’ Roses, the Bee Gees, Morrissey and Rod Stewart.

In November 2004 John opened his first solo venture – Red Onion restaurant.

Justyna Otolska, Dagmara Mosinska and Linda Limongelli from Thermomix will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Thursday at 12pm, Friday at 3pm, Saturday at 12pm and Sunday at 2pm. 

Session description to be announced soon. 

More about Thermomix:

Thermomix is a revolutionary kitchen appliance company offering state of the art kitchen equipment. Their team will be bringing to life some traditional festive recipes for you to enjoy using their brand products. 

Justyna Otolska and Linda Limongelli from Thermomix will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Thursday and Saturday at 2pm. 

Session description to be announced soon. 

More about Thermomix:

Thermomix is a revolutionary kitchen appliance company offering state of the art kitchen equipment. Their team will be bringing to life some traditional festive recipes for you to enjoy using their brand products. 

Linda Limongelli from Thermomix will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Saturday at 4pm. 

Session description to be announced soon. 

More about Thermomix:

Thermomix is a revolutionary kitchen appliance company offering state of the art kitchen equipment. Their team will be bringing to life some traditional festive recipes for you to enjoy using their brand products. 

Sheila from Mrs Jones Cakes will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Friday at 2pm and Sunday at 12pm. 

Session description to be announced soon. 

Jill Weatherburn will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Thursday at 4pm and Friday at 12pm. 

Session description to be announced soon. 

Yasmin McDonagh from Scotia Spice will be joining us in the Glasgow Country Living Kitchen for this demonstration on Saturday at 3pm. 

Session description to be announced soon.