11am: COOKING DEMO – Kaisori Sundari: Savoury Asian + Belgian waffles


Waffles: Savoury Asian and Sweet Belgian with chocolate mousse Kaisori Sundari Kaisori’s sweet-toothed friends happily knighted her ‘Dame Dessert’ for being able to miraculously transform lousy days into fantastic days with her irresistible vegan baking! Working at Krishna Food, she is renowned as the creative culinary master for her savoury and sweets delights. Kaisori will be sharing how to make light and fluffy egg-milk-free waffles and creamy chocolate mousse.   Read more about Kaisori

12:30pm: COOKING DEMO – Jarrad + Arjuna: Mac n’ cheese and pancakes

Cath Chittenden

Mac n’ cheese and Arjuna’s Sunday pancakes Jarrad and Arjuna (aged 7) Jarrad was born with culinary ambitions in mind that has guided him into becoming an exceptional vegan chef. He’s volunteered for Food for Life Australia for over 7 years, managing catering gigs and cooking divine wholesome cuisine for thousands of people at a time. He is a manager, mentor, business owner, husband and father of two who also enjoy cooking. In fact, his eldest son Arjuna (aged 7) will be joining him in the demonstration.   Meet Arjuna, the youngest chef-to-be at this year’s Vegan Expo! This trainee…

2pm: COOKING DEMO – Claire Ward: Perfecting puffy fluffy eggless pavlova

Cath Chittenden

Perfecting puffy fluffy eggless pavlova Claire Ward Claire is fascinated by vegan food and how to make vegan the foods she loved as a non-vegan. As a busy mum and working professional, Claire chills by spending hours in the kitchen perfecting her vegan cooking techniques to make the perfect cheeses, chikun and desserts such as vegan pavlova complete with marshmallow filling and whipped cream topping. Claire will be sharing some of her culinary secrets with Kapiti Expo attendees and will show you how to make her delicious eggless pavlova. You can follow Claire on Instagram.