Liz of Forage in Monmouthshire turns the often intimidating world of foraging into a pleasurable pursuit, and shows you how to get the best from it in the kitchen. She’ll be making a wild Bedouin soup - a delicious lentil, onion and garlic soup crammed with seasonal herbs.
Jenny Chandler - 11am
Cook, writer and teacher, Jenny is author of the superb Pulse cook and a former UN pulse ambassador. She'll demonstrate the versatility of dal through three simple dishes, each using British pulses and with a choice of garnishes.
Kalpna Woolf - 12 noon
BBC Food & Farming Awards winner and founder pioneering Bristol community organisation 91 Ways to Build a Global City, Kalpna will cook her mum's chana dal, a family favourite in Hindi households, tempered with roasted cumin seeds, health-giving turmeric and baby spinach.
Romy Gill - 3pm
One of the few female Indian chef-patrons in the UK at Romy’s Kitchen in Thornbury, Bristol, Romy has also been a judge on the Chef’s Table in the Celebrity Masterchef finals and a resident cook for The Guardian. Romy will be cooking up a classic Tarka Dal.
Naomi Devlin - 4pm
Teacher at River Cottage and author of Food for a Happy Gut, Naomi will be cooking up quinoa flour chapatis, a hungry gap chutney and a fermented pickle.
Krishna Dutta - 5pm
Historian and author of the classic The Dal Cookbook, Krishna will be demonstrating massor dal for beginners, a great way to introduce dal to the uninitiated.